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Die Trauergondel 'La lugubre gondola', S134
composer
1882/5

Recordings
'Lieux retrouvés – Music for cello & piano' (CDA67948)
Lieux retrouvés – Music for cello & piano
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Track 3 on CDA67948 [8'09]

Die Trauergondel 'La lugubre gondola', S134
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La lugubre gondola was the product of deep personal emotion. Liszt wrote two versions, the first inspired (he later claimed) by a premonition of Wagner’s death in Venice in 1883, the second (on which the cello version is based) by the death itself. What tragic music! One can hear the dark water lapping mournfully on the shore, the cries of the black-clad gondoliers, the grief-stricken prayers of the mourners.

from notes by Steven Isserlis © 2012

Track-specific metadata
Details for CDA67948 track 3
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-12-94803
Duration
8'09
Recording date
15 December 2011
Recording venue
Concert Hall, Wyastone Estate, Monmouth, United Kingdom
Recording producer
John Fraser
Recording engineer
Ben Connellan
Hyperion usage
  1. Lieux retrouvés – Music for cello & piano (CDA67948)
    Disc 1 Track 3
    Release date: October 2012
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