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50 Best Liszt


Release Date: 08/23/2011 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 83807  
Composer:  Franz Liszt
Performer:  Michel BéroffAndrea LucchesiniCraig SheppardAldo Ciccolini,   ... 
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Piano no 1 in E flat major, S 124 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Michel Béroff (Piano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849/1856; Weimar, Germany 
2. Concerto for Piano no 2 in A major, S 125 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Michel Béroff (Piano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839/1861; Weimar, Germany 
3. Polonaise brillante (Weber) for Piano and Orchestra, S 367/R 460 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Michel Béroff (Piano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Weimar, Germany 
4. Hungarian Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra, S 123 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Michel Béroff (Piano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1852; Weimar, Germany 
5. Fantasy on "Ruins of Athens" (Beethoven) for Piano and Orchestra, S 122 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Michel Béroff (Piano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1848-52; Weimar, Germany 
6. Malédiction, S 121 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Michel Béroff (Piano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1840; Switzerland 
7. Totentanz, S 126 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Michel Béroff (Piano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849/1859; Weimar, Germany 
8. Sonata for Piano in B minor, S 178 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Andrea Lucchesini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1852-1853; Weimar, Germany 
9. Paraphrase on Quartet from Verdi's "Rigoletto", S 434 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Craig Sheppard (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Weimar, Germany 
10. Paraphrase on the "Miserere" from Verdi's "Trovatore", S 433 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Craig Sheppard (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Weimar, Germany 
11. Isolde's "Liebestod" from Wagner's "Tristan", S 447 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Craig Sheppard (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Weimar, Germany 
12. Consolations (6) for Piano, S 172 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849-1850; Weimar, Germany 
13. Concert Etudes (2) for Piano, S 145: no 1, Waldesrauschen by Franz Liszt
Performer:  György Cziffra (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1862-63; Rome, Italy 
14. Concert Etudes (2) for Piano, S 145: no 2, Gnomenreigen by Franz Liszt
Performer:  György Cziffra (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1862-63; Rome, Italy 
15. Transcendental Etudes (12) for Piano, S 139: no 8, Wilde Jagd by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Vladimir Ovchinikov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Weimar, Germany 
16. Transcendental Etudes (12) for Piano, S 139: no 7, Eroica by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Vladimir Ovchinikov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Weimar, Germany 
17. Transcendental Etudes (12) for Piano, S 139: no 6, Vision by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Vladimir Ovchinikov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Weimar, Germany 
18. Transcendental Etudes (12) for Piano, S 139: no 5, Feux follets by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Vladimir Ovchinikov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Weimar, Germany 
19. Transcendental Etudes (12) for Piano, S 139: no 4, Mazeppa by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Vladimir Ovchinikov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Weimar, Germany 
20. Transcendental Etudes (12) for Piano, S 139: no 3, Paysage by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Vladimir Ovchinikov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Weimar, Germany 
21. Transcendental Etudes (12) for Piano, S 139: no 2 in A minor by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Vladimir Ovchinikov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Weimar, Germany 
22. Transcendental Etudes (12) for Piano, S 139: no 1, Preludio by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Vladimir Ovchinikov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Weimar, Germany 
23. Valses oubliées (4) for Piano, S 215: no 1 in F sharp major by Franz Liszt
Performer:  John Ogdon (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Rome, Italy 
24. Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Kun-Woo Paik (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
25. Nuages gris for Piano, S 199 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  André Watts (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Rome, Italy 
26. Nocturne for Piano, S 207 "En rêve" by Franz Liszt
Performer:  André Watts (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; Rome, Italy 
27. Transcendental Etudes (6) after Paganini, S 140: no 6 in A minor "Theme and Variations" by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Jeanne-Marie Darré (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Switzerland 
28. Transcendental Etudes (6) after Paganini, S 140: no 5 "La Chasse" by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Jeanne-Marie Darré (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Switzerland 
29. Transcendental Etudes (6) after Paganini, S 140: no 4 in E major "Arpeggio" by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Jeanne-Marie Darré (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Switzerland 
30. Transcendental Etudes (6) after Paganini, S 140: no 3 "La Campanella" by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Jeanne-Marie Darré (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Switzerland 

Sound Samples

Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Flat Major, S.124 (1990 - Remaster): Allegro maestoso
Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Flat Major, S.124 (1990 - Remaster): Quasi adagio
Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Flat Major, S.124 (1990 - Remaster): Allegretto vivace - Allegro animato
Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Flat Major, S.124 (1990 - Remaster): Allegro marziale animato
Piano Concerto No.2 in A Major, S.125 (1990 - Remaster): Adagio sostenuto assai -
Piano Concerto No.2 in A Major, S.125 (1990 - Remaster): Allegro agitato assai -
Piano Concerto No.2 in A Major, S.125 (1990 - Remaster): Allegro moderato
Piano Concerto No.2 in A Major, S.125 (1990 - Remaster): Allegro deciso
Piano Concerto No.2 in A Major, S.125 (1990 - Remaster): Marziale un poco meno allegro
Piano Concerto No.2 in A Major, S.125 (1990 - Remaster): Allegro animato
Polonaise brillante (Weber) S.367 (1990 - Remaster)
Fantasia on Hungarian Folk Themes, S.123 (1990 - Remaster)
Fantaisie on a theme from Beethoven's 'Ruinen of Athens' S.122 (1990 - Remaster)
Malédiction, S.121 (1990 - Remaster)
Totentanz, S.126 (1990 - Remaster)
Sonata for Piano in B minor S178: Lento assai
Sonata for Piano in B minor S178: Grandioso
Sonata for Piano in B minor S178: Recitativo
Sonata for Piano in B minor S178: Andante sostenuto
Sonata for Piano in B minor S178: Allegro energico
Sonata for Piano in B minor S178: Presto
Sonata for Piano in B minor S178: Andante sostenuto
Rigoletto (Concert Paraphrase), S.434
'Miserere' from Il Trovatore
'Liebestod' from Tristan und Isolde
Consolations S.172: I. Andante con molto
Consolations S.172: II. Un poco più mosso
Consolations S.172: III. Lento placido
Consolations S.172: IV. Quasi adagio
Consolations S.172: V. Andantino
Consolations S.172: VI. Allegretto cantabile
Deux Etudes de concert S 145 : Waldesrauschen (Dans les bois) en ré bémol majeur (Remasterisé en 2008)
Deux Etudes de concert S 145 : Gnomenreigen (La ronde des lutins) en ut dièse mineur (Remasterisé en 2008)

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