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Grande Valse di bravura 'Le bal de Berne', S209

composer
1836; first version

 
This is the original text of the flamboyant and witty Grande Valse di bravura (subtitled Le bal de Berne in one of the early editions). This is of the musical and pianistic stamp which first made people pay attention to Liszt, and which, as so often, contains both the public and private humours of his musical expression, where immanent and daring originality is garbed in a glittering carapace.

from notes by Leslie Howard © 1999

Voici le texte original de la flamboyante et spirituelle Grande Valse di bravura (sous-titrée Le bal de Berne dans une édition ancienne). Elle est de la trempe musicale et pianistique qui éveilla l’intérêt des gens pour Liszt; comme si souvent, elle comporte les humours privé et public de l’expression musicale lisztienne, où une originalité immanente et osée est revêtue d’une étincelante carapace.

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

Er ist von jener musikalischen und klavieristischen Prägung, die das Publikum zuerst auf Liszt aufmerksam werden ließ, und die wie so oft sowohl dem öffentlichen als auch dem privaten Temperament seines musikalischen Ausdrucks Rechnung trägt, dessen stets präsente und wagemutige Originalität in eine glitzernde Schale gekleidet ist.

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

Recordings

Liszt: The complete music for solo piano, Vol. 56 – Rarities, Curiosities, Album Leaves and Fragments
CDA67414/74CDs for the price of 3 — Last few CD copies remainingDownload currently discounted
Liszt: Complete Piano Music
CDS44501/9899CDs Boxed set + book (at a special price)

Details

Track 15 on CDA67414/7 CD4 [7'33] 4CDs for the price of 3 — Last few CD copies remaining
Track 15 on CDS44501/98 CD88 [7'33] 99CDs Boxed set + book (at a special price)

Track-specific metadata for CDA67414/7 disc 4 track 15

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-99-41715
Duration
7'33
Recording date
1 December 1998
Recording venue
Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Tryggvi Tryggvason
Recording engineer
Tryggvi Tryggvason
Hyperion usage
  1. Liszt: The complete music for solo piano, Vol. 56 – Rarities, Curiosities, Album Leaves and Fragments (CDA67414/7)
    Disc 4 Track 15
    Release date: August 1999
    4CDs for the price of 3 — Last few CD copies remaining
  2. Liszt: Complete Piano Music (CDS44501/98)
    Disc 88 Track 15
    Release date: February 2011
    99CDs Boxed set + book (at a special price)
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