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Liszt

Firmly poised on the progressive side of the War of the Romantics, Franz Liszt was on the front lines of the battle to usher in a new musical era- an era of radical dissonances, thematic transformation and exceptional virtuosity. This week, we’ll spend five hours listening to Liszt’s music and looking at his life in celebration of his 200th birthday.

 
Program 1

Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody #2 In C Sharp Minor, S. 244/2 (excerpt)
Leslie Howard, p.
Hyp 44533
2:06
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Liszt: Bénédiction De Dieu Dans La Solitude (excerpt)
Arrau, p.
Phil 432305
1:29
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Ferdinand Ries: Concerto in C# minor, II (excerpt)
Hamburg Symphony/Alois Springer; Maria Littauer, p.
Vox 5111
:41
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Liszt: Variations on a Waltz of Diabelli
Leslie Howard, p.
Hyp 44501
1:59
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Liszt: Rákóczi Marsch, S. 242a
Leslie Howard, p.
Hyp 44530
4:26
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Liszt: God Save The Queen, S. 235
Howard, p.
Hyp 44530
6:51
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Liszt: Scherzo, S. 153
Howard, p.
Hyp 44502
1:04,
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Liszt: Seven Brilliant Variations on a Theme by Rossini, S. 149
Howard, p.
Hyp 44501
9:19
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Liszt: Don Sanche
 Overture
 “To Love, That is All My Glory” (Don Sanche)
 Entr’acte
 “Glory Be to the True Lovers”
Hungarian Opera Orchestra/Tamas Pal; Gerard Garino, Julia Hamari, Istvan Gati, Katalin Farkas
Hungaraton HCD12744-45
7:14, 6:33
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Liszt: 12 Études
 No. 1 In C
 No. 2 In A Minor
 No. 9 In A Flat
Howard, p.
Hyp 44502
5:45

Program 2

Liszt: Transcendental Etudes, S. 139, Chasse Neige
Evgeny Kissin, p.
Sony 783948
4:51
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Liszt: Etudes d’execution transcendante, No. 5, Feux Follets
Ferruccio Busoni, p.
Nimbus 8810
3:57
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Liszt: Heroide Funebre, S, 102 (excerpt)
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra/Gianandrea Noseda
Chan 10417
8:43
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Liszt: Lyon fr. Album D’Un Voyageur, S. 156
Leslie Howard, p.
Hyperion 44501
6:57
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Liszt: Grandes Etudes de Paganini, No. 6 in A minor
Polina Leschenko, p.
EMI 62666
5:51
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Liszt: 6 Grandes Etudes De Paganini, S. 141, No. 5, La Chasse
Marc-André Hamelin, p.
2:54
Hyperion 67370
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Liszt: Grandes Etudes de Paganini, No. 3, La Campanella
Ferruccio Busoni, p.
Nimbus 8810
5:03
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Liszt: Apparitions, S. 155, No. 2
Ashley Wass, p.
Naxos 8.570768
4:18
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Liszt: Années de pèlerinage, première année, S. 160, Suisse: No. 4, Au bord d’une source
Murray Perahia, p.
Sony 47180
3:49
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Liszt: 6 Grandes Etudes De Paganini, S. 141, No. 4, Arpeggio
Marc-André Hamelin, p.
Hyperion 67370
2:02
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Program 3

Liszt: Transcendental Etudes, S. 139, No. 10 in f minor, Allegro Agitato Molto
Evgeny Kissin, p.
Phil 456 871
4:58
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Liszt: Années de pèlerinage, S. 160, Suisse: No. 2, Au lac de Wallenstadt
Howard, p.
Hyp 44507
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Liszt: Sonetto del Petrarca, No. 104
Charles Rosen, p.
6:18
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Liszt: Années De Pèlerinage, Deuxième Année, S. 162, Venezia E Napoli
Georges Cziffra, p.
Phil 456760
8:17
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Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 In C Sharp Minor, S. 244/2
Leslie Howard, p.
Hyp 44533
9:38
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Liszt: Piano Sonata in B minor, S.178, III
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, p.
DG 477943
11:03
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Liszt: Liebesträume, S. 541, No. 3: O Lieb, So Lang Du Lieben Kannst
Artur Rubinstein, p.
Sony 784019
4:39
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Program 4

Liszt: Gnomenreigen, S. 145/2
Murray Perahia, p.
Sony 47180
2:54
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Liszt: “Im Rhein, Im Schönen Strome”, S. 272
Barbara Bonney, s.; Antonio Pappano, p.
Decca 470289
2:27
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Liszt: Piano Concerto #1 In E Flat, S. 124, I
Budapest Symphony Orchestra/Karl Anton Rickenbacher; Leslie Howard, p.
Hyperion 44501
5:37
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Liszt: Eine Faust-Symphonie in drei Charakterbildern
 I. Faust (excerpt)
 II. Gretchen (excerpt)
 III. Mephistopheles
Leipzig Gewandhaus/Kurt Masur
EMI 68595
10:08, 1:19, 20:56, 1:33
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Liszt: Un Sospiro fr. Trois Etudes De Concert, G. 144
Earl Wild, p.
Pearl 91
5:18
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Program 5

Bach/Liszt: Fantasia fr. Fantasia & Fugue In G Minor (BWV 542), S. 463
Leslie Howard, p.
Hyperion 44501
5:15
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Liszt: Prelude & Fugue on the name B.A.C.H
Marie-Claire Alain, org.
Erato 75301
11:04
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Liszt: Christus
 XI. Tristis Est Anima Mea
 XIII. O Filii Et Filiae!
 XIV. Resurrexit
Rotterdam Philharmonic & Slovak Philharmonic Choir/James Conlon; Benita Valente, sop.; Marjana Lipovsek, ms.; Peter Lindroos, bar.; Tom Krause, bar.
12:12
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Liszt: Bagatelle sans tonalité
Alfred Brendel, p.
Brilliant 93761
2:35
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Liszt: Die Lorelei, S. 273 (excerpt)
Barbara Bonney, s.; Antonio Pappano, p.
Decca 470289
1:43
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Liszt: Légendes for Piano, S. 175: No. 1, St Francis of Assisi Preaching (excerpt)
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, p.
DG 477943
1:43
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Marco Stroppa: Tangatu manu (excerpt)
Aimard, p.
DG 477943
:47
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Olivier Messiaen: Le Traquet stapazin fr. Catalogue d’oiseaux (excerpt)
Aimard, p.
DG 477943
:31
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Liszt: Années de pèlerinage: 3ème année, S. 163 (excerpt)
 2. Aux cyprès de la Villa d’Este No.1 (Thrénodie)
Aimard, p.
DG 477943
1:04
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Béla Bartók: 4 Dirges, Sz. 45
 4. Assai andante
Aimard, p.
DG 477943
:45
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Maurice Ravel: Jeux d’eau (excerpt)
Aimard, p.
DG 477943
:56
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Liszt: Années de pèlerinage: 3ème année, S. 163
 4. Les jeux d’eau à la Villa d’Este
Aimard, p.
DG 477943
8:03
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