The MS of the Magnificat is the first draft of the imposing piece later called Alleluia (S183/1—in volume 7 of the Liszt series), and remains unpublished. Liszt actually marks it ‘gilt nicht’ (not valid), but it is interesting to compare this work with the slightly more complicated final version.
Recording details: April 2009
All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Rachel Smith
Engineered by David Hinitt
Release date: January 2011
Total duration: 4 minutes 9 seconds