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Rákóczi-Marsch 'version populaire', S244c
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'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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'Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsodies' (APR7040)
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsodies
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Track 10 on CDA66984 [3'49]
Track 10 on CDS44501/98 CD53 [3'49] 99CDs Boxed set + book (at a special price)
Track 4 on APR7040 CD2 [2'47] Download only

Rákóczi-Marsch 'version populaire', S244c
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This is one of the versions of the Rákóczi-Marsch. Although Liszt made several ostensibly simplified and scaled-down versions of quite a number of his piano pieces, he never seems to have understood sufficiently the technical range of the average amateur. So, whilst many difficulties are removed, other rough places are not really made plain, and such things as the ‘version populaire’ of the Rákóczi-Marsch never quite fulfil their vaunted object. As ever, Liszt cannot help but add tiny harmonic, melodic or rhythmic details which differ from the concert versions of the piece—and this text is only one of seven for solo piano which survive complete.

from notes by Leslie Howard © 1995

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Details for CDA66984 track 10
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ISRC
GB-AJY-95-98410
Duration
3'49
Recording date
21 October 1994
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Recording producer
Tryggvi Tryggvason
Recording engineer
Tryggvi Tryggvason
Hyperion usage
  1. Liszt: Complete Piano Music (CDS44501/98)
    Disc 53 Track 10
    Release date: February 2011
    99CDs Boxed set + book (at a special price)
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