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Track(s) taken from CDA66954/6

Frühlingsglaube – Lied von Franz Schubert, S557c

first version

Leslie Howard (piano)
Recording details: June 1994
St Martin's Church, East Woodhay, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Produced by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Engineered by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Release date: April 1995
Total duration: 3 minutes 50 seconds


'His idiomatic grasp and utter reliability remain as admirable as in earlier instalments. Excellent sonics and informative notes by the performer' (American Record Guide)

'These discs not only bear moving witness to Howard's devotion to Liszt, and Liszt's devotion to Schubert, but also offer a wealth of insight into both composers' (Classic CD)

'Other performers should be inspired to include this repertoire in their programs after hearing Howard's persuasive presentation' (Piano & Keyboard)
Frühlingsglaube, D686c (‘Spring Faith’—as nature changes in spring, so must all things, but to the good), appears in a similar transcription in the Zwölf Lieder, S558. This earlier version contains a beautiful alternative reading for the second verse (given here) which was unaccountably deleted later.

from notes by Leslie Howard © 1995

Frühlingsglaube, D686c («La foi du printemps»)—comme la nature change au printemps, toutes les choses le doivent aussi, mais pour le mieux—apparaît dans une transcription similaire dans le Zwölf Lieder, S558. Cette première version contient une autre lecture possible magnifique pour le second couplet (donné ici), qui fut supprimé plus tard sans que l’on sache pourquoi.

extrait des notes rédigées par Leslie Howard © 1995
Français: Catherine Loridan

Frühlingsglaube (D686)—wie die Natur sich im Frühling wandelt, so wandeln sich alle Dinge, und stets zum Guten—erscheint in den Zwölf Liedern (S558) in einer ähnlichen Transkription. Die frühere Fassung enthält eine schöne, hier wiedergegebene alternative Lesart der zweiten Strophe, die Liszt aus unerklärlichen Gründen später strich

aus dem Begleittext von Leslie Howard © 1995
Deutsch: Angelika Malbert

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