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Track(s) taken from CDA66811/2
Recording details: April 1993
St Martin's Church, East Woodhay, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Produced by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Engineered by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Release date: July 1994
Total duration: 8 minutes 5 seconds

Marche héroïque, S510
composer
by 1848

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The Marche héroïque is a transcription of one of Liszt’s many works for men’s chorus with piano: the Arbeiterchor (‘Workers’ Chorus’), which was withdrawn just before publication in 1848 lest it be thought inflammatory in the current revolutionary political climate. Liszt also made a version for piano duet. Anton von Webern, of all people, orchestrated the original accompaniment to the choral work in 1924. For the piano version, Liszt added a new central section, and the opening will be familiar to those who recognise the coda to the symphonic poem Mazeppa.

from notes by Leslie Howard © 1994

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