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Liszt: Annees De Pelerinage; Gesualdo, Marenzio: Madrigals / Ragna Schirmer, Amarcord Ensemble

Liszt / Schirmer / Amarcord Ensemble
Release Date: 10/11/2011 
Label:  Berlin Classics   Catalog #: 300121   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz LisztCarlo GesualdoLuca Marenzio
Performer:  Ragna Schirmer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amarcord
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Franz Liszt’s “years of pilgrimage” are more than a journey through Switzerland and Italy—they are also a musical journey through time and, ultimately, through the composer’s own self. Outstanding German pianist Ragna Schirmer pays respectful visits to these individual places with profound affinity for the complicated spiritual world of the Abbé Liszt. Links to the Renaissance are underscored by the madrigals of Gesualdo and Marenzio, sung by the Amarcord Ensemble. Franz Liszt’s “years of pilgrimage” are more than a journey through Switzerland and Italy—they are also a musical journey through time and, ultimately, through the composer’s own self. Outstanding German pianist Ragna Schirmer pays respectful visits to these individual places with profound affinity for the complicated spiritual world of the Abbé Liszt. Links to the Renaissance are underscored by the madrigals of Gesualdo and Marenzio, sung by the Amarcord Ensemble. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Années de pèlerinage, première année, S 160 "Suisse" by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Ragna Schirmer (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Weimar, Germany 
2.
Années de pèlerinage, deuxième année, S 161 "Italie" by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Ragna Schirmer (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1849; Weimar, Germany 
3.
Années de pèlerinage no 3, S 163 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Ragna Schirmer (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867-1877; Rome, Italy 
4.
Work(s) by Carlo Gesualdo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amarcord
5.
Work(s) by Luca Marenzio
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amarcord

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