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Liszt - My Piano Hero / Lang Lang, Gergiev, Vienna Philharmonic [Deluxe Edition]


Release Date: 10/04/2011 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 789140  
Composer:  Franz Liszt
Performer:  Lang Lang
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

On one of the most eagerly anticipated classical releases of the year, Liszt: My Piano Hero, Lang Lang pays a very personal tribute to Franz Liszt, whose 200th birthday is celebrated October 22.
In celebration of his piano hero’s bicentenary, Lang Lang has selected some of the most famous, virtuosic and poetic solo pieces, concluding with a stunning new recording of the Piano Concerto No. 1 — accompanied by the Vienna Philharmonic and Valery Gergiev..

This Limited Deluxe Edition includes an exclusive bonus track, Liszt/Wagner: Liebestod, plus a bonus DVD with “A day with my piano hero,” a beautifully captured short film presenting behind-the-scenes moments from a day in Lang Lang’s life.
On one of the most eagerly anticipated classical releases of the year, Liszt: My Piano Hero, Lang Lang pays a very personal tribute to Franz Liszt, whose 200th birthday is celebrated October 22.
In celebration of his piano hero’s bicentenary, Lang Lang has selected some of the most famous, virtuosic and poetic solo pieces, concluding with a stunning new recording of the Piano Concerto No. 1 — accompanied by the Vienna Philharmonic and Valery Gergiev..

This Limited Deluxe Edition includes an exclusive bonus track, Liszt/Wagner: Liebestod, plus a bonus DVD with “A day with my piano hero,” a beautifully captured short film presenting behind-the-scenes moments from a day in Lang Lang’s life.
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Works on This Recording

1. Romance for Piano in E minor, S 169 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Weimar, Germany 
2. Grandes Etudes (6) de Paganini, S 141: no 3, La Campanella by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851 
3. Consolations (6) for Piano, S 172: no 3 in D flat major, Lento placido by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849-1850; Weimar, Germany 
4. Grand galop chromatique for Piano, S 219 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Switzerland 
5. Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
6. Hungarian Rhapsodies (19) for Piano, S 244: no 6 in D flat major by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1885; Weimar, Germany 
7. Concert Etudes (3) for Piano, S 144: no 3 in D flat Major, Un sospiro by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1848; Weimar, Germany 
8. Hungarian Rhapsodies (19) for Piano, S 244: no 15 in a "Rákóczy March" by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1886 
9. Ellens Gesang (Schubert) "Ave Maria" for Piano, S 558 no 12 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1838; France 
10. Concerto for Piano no 1 in E flat major, S 124 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849/1856; Weimar, Germany 
11. Isolde's "Liebestod" from Wagner's "Tristan", S 447 by Franz Liszt
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Weimar, Germany 

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 great music February 1, 2012 By William Schneider (Yaphank, NY) See All My Reviews "I just purchased this on vinyl an it is great.The performance and sound is fantastic.I don't know if Arkiv sells it on vinyl,but they should.The sound was wonderful." Report Abuse
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