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Track(s) taken from CDH55109

Yuletide Pastoral, Op 33a


Leslie Howard (piano)
Recording details: May 2002
Unknown, Unknown
Produced by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Engineered by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Release date: August 2004
Total duration: 3 minutes 47 seconds


'Wreathed in laurels for his marathon cycle of Liszt's complete piano works, the Australian born, London based pianist Leslie Howard has come up with a typically bright idea to showcase his digital dexterity' (The Observer)
Yuletide Pastoral was composed in response to a commission from Gramophone magazine for its Christmas number in 1997. This little piece pays a general homage to the style of a certain English composer, contains material from a very famous Christmas-inspired composition, and weaves in themes from five well-known Christmas carols.

from notes by Leslie Howard © 2004

Composée en réponse à une commande du magazine Gramophone pour son numéro de Noël 1997, la petite Yuletide Pastoral rend hommage au style d’une certain compositeur anglais, recèle un matériau emprunté à une très fameuse composition inspirée par Noël et entrelace les thèmes de cinq carols célèbres.

extrait des notes rédigées par Leslie Howard © 2004
Français: Hypérion

Yuletide Pastoral wurde im Auftrag der Musikzeitschrift Gramophone für deren Weihnachtsausgabe 1997 komponiert. Das kleine Stück ist eine generelle Hommage an den Stil eines gewissen englischen Komponisten, enthält Material aus einer hochberühmten weihnachtlichen Komposition und lässt Themen aus fünf bekannten Weihnachtsliedern einfließen.

aus dem Begleittext von Leslie Howard © 2004
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller

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