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Was Liebe sei, S288 Second setting

First line:
Dichter! Was Liebe sei, mir nicht verhehle!
circa 1855; LW N7
author of text

Liszt’s second setting of Was Liebe sei is tauter than his first, with the tender answer about love surrounded by irresistibly light and happy staccato figures in the piano.

from notes by Susan Youens © 2016

La deuxième musique que Liszt composa sur les paroles de Was Liebe sei est plus concentrée que la première, avec la tendre réponse sur l’amour entourée de joyeuses figures staccato d’une légèreté et d’un bonheur irrésistibles au piano.

extrait des notes rédigées par Susan Youens © 2016
Français: Marie-Stella Pâris

Liszts zweite Vertonung von Was Liebe sei ist dichter als die erste, und die zärtliche Erwiderung über die Liebe ist von unwiderstehlich leichten und freudigen Stakkatofiguren im Klavier umgeben.

aus dem Begleittext von Susan Youens © 2016
Deutsch: Christiane Frobenius


Liszt: The Complete Songs, Vol. 4 - Sasha Cooke
Studio Master: CDA68117Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 7 on CDA68117 [0'57]

Track-specific metadata for CDA68117 track 7

Recording date
6 December 2014
Recording venue
All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Tim Oldham
Recording engineer
David Hinitt
Hyperion usage
  1. Liszt: The Complete Songs, Vol. 4 - Sasha Cooke (CDA68117)
    Disc 1 Track 7
    Release date: May 2016
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