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Hyperion Records

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Track(s) taken from CDA67414/7
Recording details: December 1998
Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Produced by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Engineered by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Release date: August 1999
Total duration: 0 minutes 40 seconds

'As a guide to this cornucopia Leslie Howard could hardly be bettered' (BBC Music Magazine)

'All kinds of fascinating morsels … there is much here to interest any admirer of this remarkable and prolific composer' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs)

'Fascinating trouvailles' (Classic CD)

Album-Leaf 'Première Consolation', S171b
composer
? 1870s

Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
Among Liszt's many album-leaves and musical visiting cards are a group of pieces based on a theme familiar to us as the principal theme of the Première Ballade. The Album-Leaf in A flat (Portugal) contains some small harmonic touches not found in other versions. The Album-Leaf (Première Consolation) proceeds exactly as the opening of the first of the Consolations, but concludes with new material.

from notes by Leslie Howard © 1999

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