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Design for Act I of Wagner’s Lohengrin (on the shore of the Schelde) (1868) by Heinrich Döll
Track(s) taken from CDA66861/2
Recording details: August 1993
St Martin's Church, East Woodhay, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Produced by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Engineered by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Release date: November 1994
Total duration: 9 minutes 8 seconds

'Another valuable instalment in Howard's vast trek through Liszt's piano music' (Classic CD)

Valse de concert sur deux motifs de "Lucia" et "Parisina" de Donizetti, S214/3
composer
1842; revised c1850
composer
1835; Lucia di Lammermoor & 1833; Parisina

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Leslie Howard (piano)
Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
The Valse de Concert (titled ‘Valse à capriccio’ in the earlier version) was published by Liszt as the third of Trois caprices-valses, the others being the revised versions of the Valse mélancolique and the Valse de bravoure (both recorded in Volume 1 of this series), so it is clear that here as elsewhere he did not mind mixing original works with those based on other material. But this waltz really is an original piece, both because of the extraordinary variety which Liszt brings to his treatment of the Lucia waltz, and because of his happy combination of that theme with the Parisina waltz in invertible counterpoint.

from notes by Leslie Howard © 1994


Other albums featuring this work
'Liszt: Complete Piano Music' (CDS44501/98)
Liszt: Complete Piano Music
MP3 £160.00FLAC £160.00ALAC £160.00Buy by post £200.00 CDS44501/98  99CDs Boxed set + book (at a special price)  
'Rare Piano Encores' (CDH55109)
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