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Track(s) taken from CDA67034

Solovei 'Le rossignol', S249d

1842; Air russe; first version; formerly catalogued as S250a

Leslie Howard (piano)
Recording details: August 1995
Unknown, Unknown
Produced by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Engineered by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Release date: July 1996
Total duration: 2 minutes 37 seconds

Cover artwork: Max-Joseph-Platz mit National-theater und Königsbau der Residenz (detail) (1839) by Heinrich Adam (1787-1862)


'Here's a winsome collection of chips from Liszt's workbench … Sound and notes are up to the high standard of the series too' (Fanfare, USA)

'This disc offers a little of everything, executed with aplomb and conviction by the champion of Liszt's piano music' (Soundscapes, Australia)

'The Liszt series has drawn forth praise from all the national music magazines, not least for the assured playing of Leslie Howard as well as the careful programming. This 1995 recording is up to the highest standards' (Essex Chronicle)
The first approach to Le Rossignol, a song by Aleksandr Alyabiev (1787–1851), restricts any imitation of birdsong to the introduction, and ends rather riotously—actually much closer to the original song than the later reflection of it.

from notes by Leslie Howard © 1996

La première approche de Le Rossignol—une chanson d’Aleksandr Alyabiev (1787–1851)—restreint toute imitation de chant d’oiseau à l’introduction et s’achève plutôt bruyamment, d’une manière en vérité beaucoup plus proche de l’original que ne le sera la version suivante.

extrait des notes rédigées par Leslie Howard © 1996
Français: Hypérion

In seiner ersten Annäherung an Le Rossignol—ein Lied von Alexander Alyabjew (1787–1851)—beschränkt sich jedwede Imitation von Vogelgezwitscher auf die Einleitung, und das Finale ist eher wild—tatsächlich ist sie dem Originallied wesentlich ähnlicher als der späteren Überarbeitung.

aus dem Begleittext von Leslie Howard © 1996
Deutsch: Ute Mansfeldt

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