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Der Glückliche, S334
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Der Glückliche is a late song to a poem by the minor author Adolf Wilbrandt, who also translated a play by Pedro Calderón de la Barca into German and wrote novellas as well as poetry. Here, once again, a lover sees everything in Nature through eyes newly dazzled ever since lips and bodies met in mutual desire. Beginning with exultant but ceremonial-sounding rising harmonies in the piano, the song quickens pace and becomes ever more passionate … until the soft and reverent ending. This is a particularly moving example of Liszt’s lifelong love of extreme contrasts in song.

from notes by Susan Youens © 2010

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Details for CDA67782 track 8
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-10-78208
Duration
1'53
Recording date
26 February 2010
Recording venue
All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Liszt: The Complete Songs, Vol. 1 – Matthew Polenzani (CDA67782)
    Disc 1 Track 8
    Release date: November 2010
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