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Homecoming (1898) by Heinrich Vogeler (1872-1942)
Track(s) taken from CDA67203
Recording details: August 1997
Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Produced by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Engineered by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Release date: March 1998
Total duration: 10 minutes 54 seconds

Carl Maria von Webers Polonaise brillante Op. 72, S455
composer
J268 Op 72
arranger
circa 1851

Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
Liszt made his delightful arrangement of Weber’s Op 72 Polonaise brillante for piano and orchestra by the end of 1851. He also issued at the same time a version for two pianos and the present version for piano solo; all follow the same basic text. Whereas the transcriptions of the Jubelouvertüre and the Konzertstück adhere completely to Weber’s text, that of the Polonaise is somewhat freer: Liszt begins with an introduction derived from Weber’s own introduction to his Grande Polonaise, Op 21, transposed up a semitone, and continues with forty bars of fantasy upon themes of the polonaise which is to come. Then, apart from the occasional embellishment, things proceed in a similar manner to the original until the coda, which Liszt extends by just a few bars.

from notes by Leslie Howard © 1998

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