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The Relief of the Siege of Vienna (detail) (Anonymous Austrian 17th century).
Heeresgeschichtliches Museum, Vienna
Track(s) taken from CDA66787
Recording details: April 1993
Unknown, Unknown
Produced by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Engineered by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Release date: April 1994
Total duration: 1 minutes 31 seconds

'Yet another instalment in what is looming as the most ambitious and splendidly realized recording project of the century which cannot fail to delight and move. Enthusiastically recommended' (Fanfare, USA)

'An entertaining programme … providing the perfect vehicle for Leslie Howard's enthusiastic, colourful playing. His scholarship, as revealed in the liner notes, is remarkable, the recording first class' (CDReview)

Vive Henri IV, S239
composer
circa 1870/80?

Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
Vive Henri IV is an arrangement of a French folksong, perhaps as familiar from the closing scene of Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty as anywhere, but the reason for its existence is unknown. All that survives is a fair copy in a copyist’s hand with some annotations by Liszt (his original MS is missing, and the dating is conjectural) from which the Liszt Society first published the piece in 1977.

from notes by Leslie Howard © 1994

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