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Liszt - New Discoveries / Leslie Howard

Liszt / Howard,Leslie
Release Date: 12/10/2002 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 67346   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz Liszt
Performer:  Leslie Howard
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

'Lost treasures unearthed ... This invaluable disc crowns Leslie Howard's Herculean Liszt cycle recorded on 95 CDs ... [His] performances ... are exemplary with all the commitment you would expect from a Lizstian of such tireless industry' (Gramophone) 'Liszt at his most unpretentious, fresh and direct ... Howard is here at his warmest, bringing out how Liszt's genius developed' (The Guardian) 'excellently played and recorded ... unmissable' (Classic FM Magazine) 'Howard's interpretation ... displays irreproachable technical and digital mastery' (American Record Guide) 'Lost treasures unearthed ... This invaluable disc crowns Leslie Howard's Herculean Liszt cycle recorded on 95 CDs ... [His] performances ... are exemplary with all the commitment you would expect from a Lizstian of such tireless industry' (Gramophone) 'Liszt at his most unpretentious, fresh and direct ... Howard is here at his warmest, bringing out how Liszt's genius developed' (The Guardian) 'excellently played and recorded ... unmissable' (Classic FM Magazine) 'Howard's interpretation ... displays irreproachable technical and digital mastery' (American Record Guide) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Albumblatt for Piano, S 166n (LW A134) "Freudvoll und leidvoll" by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Leslie Howard (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 55 Secs. 
2.
Albumblätter (4) für Prinzessin Marie zu Sayn-Wittgenstein for Piano, S 166m (LW A135) by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Leslie Howard (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk, England 
3.
Zigeuner-Epos (11) for Piano, S 695b by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Leslie Howard (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: c1840-1850 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk, England 
Length: 43 Minutes 28 Secs. 
4.
Célèbre mélodie hongroise for Piano, S 243a by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Leslie Howard (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: after 1866 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
5.
Aux anges gardiens, S 162a/1bis "Den Schutz Engeln" (2nd draft of 1st version) by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Leslie Howard (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
6.
Sunt lacrymae rerum - in ungarischer Weise (II) for Piano, S 162d by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Leslie Howard (Piano)
Venue:  Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk, England 
Length: 8 Minutes 0 Secs. 
7.
Postludium -- Sursum Corda!, for piano, S. 162f by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Leslie Howard (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
8.
Die Trauer-Gondel (La Lugubre gondola) for Piano (in 4/4; 1st draft), S 199a/1 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Leslie Howard (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 22 Secs. 
9.
Albumblatt for Piano in F sharp minor, S 163a/1 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Leslie Howard (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 23 Secs. 
10.
Albumblatt for Piano in A major, S 166k "Friska" by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Leslie Howard (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: after 1845 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 16 Secs. 
11.
Albumblatt for Piano (from the Dante Symphony), S 167f by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Leslie Howard (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1860-1870 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 38 Secs. 

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