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Orpheus – Poème symphonique No 4, S511b

composer
? 1879

 
As with the earlier publication of Les préludes the impetus was provided by one of Liszt's students, who first made the transcription: Friedrich Spiro. Liszt thoroughly revised the transcription before it was published and, as so often, made some modifications which are not present in any of the other published forms of the work (for orchestra, two pianos, piano duet and piano/violin/cello).

from notes by Leslie Howard © 1999

Comme pour la publication antérieure de Les Préludes, l’impulsion vint d’un des étudiants de Liszt, qui réalisa une première transcription: Friedrich Spiro. Liszt révisa profondément cette transcription avant publication et, comme si souvent, apporta quelques modifications qui ne figurent dans aucune des autres formes publiées de l’œuvre (pour orchestre, deux pianos, duo pianistique et piano/violon/violoncelle).

extrait des notes rédigées par Leslie Howard © 1999
Français: Hypérion

Wie bei der vorangegangenen Veröffentlichung von Les Préludes war ein Schüler Liszts, der zuerst die Transkription erarbeitete, die treibende Kraft: Friedrich Spiro. Liszt sah die Transkription vor ihrer Veröffentlichung gründlich durch, und wie so oft nahm er einige Änderungen vor, die in keiner anderen veröffentlichten Fassung des Werkes (für Orchester, zwei Klaviere, Klavier vierhändig und Klavier/Geige/Cello) vorkommen.

aus dem Begleittext von Leslie Howard © 1999
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller

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