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Chanson du Béarn, S236/2
composer
1844

Recordings
'Liszt: The complete music for solo piano, Vol. 20 – Album d'un voyageur' (CDA66601/2)
Liszt: The complete music for solo piano, Vol. 20 – Album d'un voyageur
Buy by post £10.00 CDA66601/2  2CDs Please, someone, buy me …  
'Liszt: Complete Piano Music' (CDS44501/98)
Liszt: Complete Piano Music
Buy by post £200.00 CDS44501/98  99CDs Boxed set + book (at a special price)  
Details
Track 14 on CDA66601/2 CD2 [5'04] 2CDs Please, someone, buy me …
Track 14 on CDS44501/98 CD8 [5'04] 99CDs Boxed set + book (at a special price)

Chanson du Béarn, S236/2
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The Chanson du Béarn is a Béarnaise folk song ‘La haût sus las mountagnes’ (‘High up on the mountains’). On the first page of the music, the title is given as ‘Pastorale du Béarn’. (Both works were reprinted by the British Liszt Society in their 1991 Journal.) The first, a ballad with the most wistful harmonization, is treated to variations in the manner of many of Liszt’s song transcriptions, and the second is given just one variation, with an optional coda—full of tremolos and new harmony—which is much too good to be omitted.

from notes by Leslie Howard © 1992

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Details for CDA66601/2 disc 2 track 14
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-93-60214
Duration
5'04
Recording date
20 March 1992
Recording venue
St Martin's Church, East Woodhay, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Tryggvi Tryggvason
Recording engineer
Tryggvi Tryggvason
Hyperion usage
  1. Liszt: The complete music for solo piano, Vol. 20 – Album d'un voyageur (CDA66601/2)
    Disc 2 Track 14
    Release date: November 1992
    2CDs Please, someone, buy me …
  2. Liszt: Complete Piano Music (CDS44501/98)
    Disc 8 Track 14
    Release date: February 2011
    99CDs Boxed set + book (at a special price)
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