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Chopin & Liszt / Anneleen Lenaerts


Release Date: 06/16/2011 
Label:  Aliud   Catalog #: 56  
Composer:  Franz LisztFrédéric Chopin
Performer:  Anneleen Lenaerts
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Multi 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Chopin & Liszt are both hailed as composers who belong, above all, to the piano. Liszt is perhaps the greatest technician the instrument has ever known, and Rubinstein described Chopin as the “soul of the piano”. Why, then, play these composers on the harp?

The harmony she produces touches everyone directly…the music is hers as if she were speaking. Everything appears effortless: whether in most virtuoso transitions or moments of the greatest delicacy, she takes the time to make every note speak…

Still aged only 23, the Belgian harpist Anneleen Lenaerts is making a name for herself as one of the finest young harpists of today. Her extraordinary talent made her perform all over Europe to great acclaim. Her
Read more harp playing is known for its colourful and warm sound, perfect timing and deep musical expression.

In December 2010 Anneleen was appointed Principal Harp of the Vienna Philharmonic.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Romance for Piano in E minor, S 169 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Anneleen Lenaerts (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Weimar, Germany 
2.
Mélodies Russes (2) for Piano, S 250: no 1, Le rossignol by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Anneleen Lenaerts (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
3.
Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Anneleen Lenaerts (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
4.
Concert Etudes (3) for Piano, S 144: no 3 in D flat Major, Un sospiro by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Anneleen Lenaerts (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1848; Weimar, Germany 
5.
Concert Etudes (2) for Piano, S 145: no 1, Waldesrauschen by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Anneleen Lenaerts (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1862-63; Rome, Italy 
6.
Caprices-Waltzes (3), S 214: no 2, Valse Mélancolique by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Anneleen Lenaerts (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
7.
Polonaises (2) for Piano, B 90/Op. 26: no 1 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Anneleen Lenaerts (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834-1835; Paris, France 
8.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Anneleen Lenaerts (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
9.
Impromptu for Piano no 4 in C sharp minor, B 87/Op. 66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Anneleen Lenaerts (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
10.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 142/Op. 48: no 2 in F sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Anneleen Lenaerts (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
11.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 1 in A flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Anneleen Lenaerts (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Paris, France 
12.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 1 in D flat major "Minute Waltz" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Anneleen Lenaerts (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 

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