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Track(s) taken from CDA66984

Tarentelle de César Cui, S482

Op 12; 1859

Leslie Howard (piano)
Recording details: October 1994
Unknown, Unknown
Produced by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Engineered by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Release date: September 1995
Total duration: 9 minutes 13 seconds

Cover artwork: Vine-covered Veranda (1828) by Silvester Shchedrin (1791-1830)


'I constantly admired his near orchestral range of sonority—his strength in grandiloquence and his hypnotic sustaining power in intimacy. Everything is played with total conviction' (Gramophone)

'A most enjoyable collection' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs)

'Muy interesantes, indispensables para lisztianos' (Ritmo, Spain)
This is a Liszt’s enormous transcription of the orchestral Tarentelle by César Cui (1835–1918). Liszt enlarged the shape and scope of the piece, using it as a springboard for one of his last fantastic flights of imagination, comparable with his reworking of Saint-Saëns’s Danse macabre.

from notes by Leslie Howard © 1995

Voici l’énorme transcription de Liszt de la Tarentelle pour orchestre de César Cui (1835–1918). Liszt élargit les dimensions et la portée de la pièce originale à travers l’un de ses derniers grands essors d’imagination, comparable à celui qui imprègne son arrangement de la Danse macabre de Saint-Saëns.

extrait des notes rédigées par Leslie Howard © 1995
Français: Hypérion

Diese ist eine enormer Transkription der Tarentelle für Orchester von César Cui (1835–1918). Liszt vergrößerte die Form und den Umfang des Stückes, indem er es als Sprungbrett für einen seiner letzten skurrilen Phantasieflüge verwendete, vergleichbar mit seiner Wiederverarbeitung des Danse macabre von Saint-Saëns.

aus dem Begleittext von Leslie Howard © 1995
Deutsch: Hedwig Eckl

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