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Liszt: Complete Piano Music Vol 4 / Philip Thomson


Release Date: 08/05/1997 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8553516   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz Liszt
Performer:  Philip Thomson
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 4 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.150) - "...[Philip Thomson] plays to the music's virtuosic elements, albeit with great flair and gusto; he exploits the brilliance of passagework at every available opportunity....He brings great eloquence to both the `Consolations'...and to a disturbing piece for left hand alone, `Ungarns Gott: Magyarok Istene' (God of the Magyars)...."
REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.150) - "...[Philip Thomson] plays to the music's virtuosic elements, albeit with great flair and gusto; he exploits the brilliance of passagework at every available opportunity....He brings great eloquence to both the `Consolations'...and to a disturbing piece for left hand alone, `Ungarns Gott: Magyarok Istene' (God of the Magyars)...." Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Harmonies poétiques et réligieuses, S 173: no 7, Funérailles by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Philip Thomson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1852; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1995 
2. Ave Maria IV for Piano, S 545 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Philip Thomson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 1995 
3. Ave Maria for Piano, S 182 "Die Glocken von Rom" by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Philip Thomson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 1995 
4. Ave Maria for Piano, S 183b (after Arcadelt) by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Philip Thomson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 1995 
5. Consolations (6) for Piano, S 172: no 1 in E major, Andante con moto by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Philip Thomson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849-1850; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1995 
6. Consolations (6) for Piano, S 172: no 3 in D flat major, Lento placido by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Philip Thomson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849-1850; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1995 
7. Consolations (6) for Piano, S 172: no 4 in D flat major, Quasi adagio by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Philip Thomson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849-1850; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1995 
8. Consolations (6) for Piano, S 172: no 5 in E major, Andantino by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Philip Thomson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849-1850; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1995 
9. Consolations (6) for Piano, S 172: no 6 in E major, Allegretto sempre cantabile by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Philip Thomson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849-1850; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1995 
10. Ungarns Gott for Piano, S 543 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Philip Thomson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1995 
11. Harmonies poétiques et réligieuses, S 173: no 8, Miserere d'après Palestrina by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Philip Thomson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1852; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1995 
12. Harmonies poétiques et réligieuses, S 173: no 9, Andante lagrimoso by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Philip Thomson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1852; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1995 
13. Harmonies poétiques et réligieuses, S 173: no 10, Cantique d'amour by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Philip Thomson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1852; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1995 
14. Ave Maria for Piano in D flat major, S 504 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Philip Thomson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1872; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 1995 
15. Consolations (6) for Piano, S 172: no 2 in E major, Un poco più mosso by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Philip Thomson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849-1850; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1995 

Sound Samples

Harmonies Poetiques et Religieuses, S173/R14: VII. Funerailles
Harmonies Poetiques et Religieuses, S173/R14: VIII. Miserere, d'apres Palestrina
Harmonies Poetiques et Religieuses, S173/R14: IX. Andante lagrimoso
Harmonies Poetiques et Religieuses, S173/R14: X. Cantique d'amour
Ave Maria II in D flat major, S504/R193
Ave Maria, S545/R194: Ave Maria IV in G major, S545/R194
Ave Maria für die grosse Klavierschule von Lebert und Stark, S182/R67, "Die Glocken von Rom"
Arcadelt - Ave Maria, S183/R68
Consolations, S172/R12: No. 1. Andante con moto
Consolations, S172/R12: No. 2. Un poco piu mosso
Consolations, S172/R12: No. 3. Lento placido
Consolations, S172/R12: No. 4. Quasi adagio
Consolations, S172/R12: No. 5. Andantino
Consolations, S172/R12: No. 6. Allegretto sempre cantabile
A magyarok Istene (Ungarns Gott), S534b/R214b (left hand version)

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