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Two Men by the Sea (1817) by Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840)
Track(s) taken from CDA66957/9
Recording details: June 1994
St Martin's Church, East Woodhay, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Produced by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Engineered by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Release date: May 1995
Total duration: 17 minutes 3 seconds

'A fascinating anthology' (Gramophone)

'His idiomatic grasp and utter reliability remain as admirable as in earlier instalments. Excellent sonics and informative notes by the performer' (American Record Guide)

'I can think of no more fascinating encounter than that provided by these sets' (Classic CD)

Müllerlieder von Franz Schubert, S565bis
composer
Die schöne Müllerin
composer
circa 1879; second version

Das Wandern  [2'01]
Der Jäger  [0'39]
Die böse Farbe  [2'52]
Wohin?  [3'10]

Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
When Liszt reissued the transcriptions of six songs from Die schöne Müllerin—the Müllerlieder—he made rather few changes to his first thoughts: the plan remains that of the earlier versions, but various subtle alterations are effected. In Das Wandern, as in Wohin?, it is only a matter of a chord or an arpeggio sign here and there. In Der Müller und der Bach the opportunity is taken here to present the alternative text of the third verse, which is in fact also present in the earlier version. The actual alterations are otherwise few. In Der Jäger and Die böse Farbe, Liszt simplifies the text in many subtle ways, mostly for the performer’s convenience, and in Ungeduld he has second thoughts about an extra little bit of counterpoint he introduced in the bass line towards the end of the earlier version, and it is now omitted.

from notes by Leslie Howard İ 1995

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'Liszt: Complete Piano Music' (CDS44501/98)
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