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Mazurka par un amateur de St Pétersbourg, S384

composer
circa 1868
composer
possibly Wielhorsky

 
The original composer of the A minor Mazurka is not divulged in the first edition, which merely suggests that the piece was written by an amateur from St Petersburg. It has been suggested that Wielhorsky may have written the work, but there is no evidence to hand at the time of writing. In any event, there is no particular case to be made for the original composer of this rather slight work, whose angularities Liszt has not apparently striven to repair.

from notes by Leslie Howard © 1995

Le fait que le compositeur original de la Mazurka en la mineur ne soit pas nommé dans la première édition laisse penser que cette pièce est l’œuvre d’un amateur de Saint-Pétersbourg. On a avancé que Wielhorsky pût en être l’auteur, mais aucune preuve formelle n’est encore apparue pour le confirmer. Quoiqu’il en soit, il importe peu de connaître l’identité du compositeur de cette pièce assez peu conséquente, dont Liszt n’a apparemment pas essayé d’atténuer les angles.

extrait des notes rédigées par Leslie Howard © 1995
Français: Hypérion

Der ursprüngliche Komponist der Mazurka in a-moll wird in der ersten Ausgabe nicht preisgegeben, was lediglich andeutet, daß das Stück von einem Amateur aus St. Petersburg geschrieben wurde. Es wurde vermutet, daß Wielhorsky das Werk geschrieben haben könnte, aber es gibt augenblicklich keinen Beweis dafür. In jedem Fall muß kein Argument für den ursprünglichen Komponisten dieses ziemlich leichten Werkes geliefert werden, dessen Kantigkeiten Liszt offensichtlich nicht reparieren wollte.

aus dem Begleittext von Leslie Howard © 1995
Deutsch: Hedwig Eckl

Recordings

Liszt: The complete music for solo piano, Vol. 35 – Arabesques
CDA66984Please, someone, buy me …Download currently discounted
Liszt: Complete Piano Music
CDS44501/9899CDs Boxed set + book (at a special price)

Details

Track 6 on CDA66984 [2'52] Please, someone, buy me …
Track 6 on CDS44501/98 CD53 [2'52] 99CDs Boxed set + book (at a special price)

Track-specific metadata for CDA66984 track 6

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-95-98406
Duration
2'52
Recording date
21 October 1994
Recording venue
Recording producer
Tryggvi Tryggvason
Recording engineer
Tryggvi Tryggvason
Hyperion usage
  1. Liszt: The complete music for solo piano, Vol. 35 – Arabesques (CDA66984)
    Disc 1 Track 6
    Release date: September 1995
    Please, someone, buy me …
  2. Liszt: Complete Piano Music (CDS44501/98)
    Disc 53 Track 6
    Release date: February 2011
    99CDs Boxed set + book (at a special price)
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