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Tarantella de Dargomijski, S483
composer
1879
composer

Recordings
'Liszt: The complete music for solo piano, Vol. 35 – Arabesques' (CDA66984)
Liszt: The complete music for solo piano, Vol. 35 – Arabesques
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'Liszt: Complete Piano Music' (CDS44501/98)
Liszt: Complete Piano Music
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Track 4 on CDA66984 [5'33]
Track 4 on CDS44501/98 CD53 [5'33] 99CDs Boxed set + book (at a special price)

Tarantella de Dargomijski, S483
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Liszt was very enthusiastic in his later years for all of the new music coming out of Russia. He supported and encouraged Tchaikovsky and the five composers of the ‘Mighty Handful’, and even conducted the teenage Glazunov’s First Symphony in Weimar. He had long been involved in the dissemination of the music of Glinka, Dargomizhsky and Rubinstein, and was particularly interested in the practical teaching methods of the Russian school. Dargomizhsky’s Tarentelle slave for piano duet is a maestro e scolare affair in which the master takes the piece proper, and the student plays an ostinato pedal-point bass. Liszt, who simply called his transcription Tarentelle, sets the pedal point up so well that one scarcely realizes that it is not, and cannot be, present in every bar. He greatly extends the original and manages with his customary art to preserve Dargomizhsky and write real Liszt simultaneously.

from notes by Leslie Howard © 1995

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Details for CDA66984 track 4
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-95-98404
Duration
5'33
Recording date
21 October 1994
Recording venue
Recording producer
Tryggvi Tryggvason
Recording engineer
Tryggvi Tryggvason
Hyperion usage
  1. Liszt: Complete Piano Music (CDS44501/98)
    Disc 53 Track 4
    Release date: February 2011
    99CDs Boxed set + book (at a special price)
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