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The Best Of Liszt


Release Date: 02/26/1993 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8551117   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz Liszt
Performer:  Jénö JandóJoseph BanowetzBalázs Szokolay
Conductor:  Michael HalászOliver DohnányiMátyás Antal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Katowice Polish Radio/TV Symphony OrchestraCzecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra BratislavaHungarian State Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Les préludes, S 97 by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Katowice Polish Radio/TV Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848/1854; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 4/1991 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Polish Radio, Katowice 
Length: 15 Minutes 52 Secs. 
2. Années de pčlerinage no 3, S 163: no 4, Les jeux d'eaux ŕ la Villa d'Este by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867-1877; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1990 
Venue:  Reformed Church, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 7 Minutes 5 Secs. 
3. Concerto for Piano no 1 in E flat major, S 124: 1st movement, Allegro maestoso by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Joseph Banowetz (Piano)
Conductor:  Oliver Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849/1856; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1988 
Venue:  Czech Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 5 Minutes 13 Secs. 
4. Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 9/1987 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
5. Hungarian Rhapsodies (6) for Orchestra, S 359: no 2 in D minor by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Mátyás Antal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 4/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 10 Minutes 45 Secs. 
6. Transcendental Etudes (6) after Paganini, S 140: no 3 "La Campanella" by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 12/1990 
Venue:  Reformed Church, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
7. Concerto for Piano no 2 in A major, S 125: 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto assai by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Joseph Banowetz (Piano)
Conductor:  Oliver Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839/1861; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1988 
Venue:  Czech Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 7 Minutes 55 Secs. 
8. Hungarian Rhapsodies (6) for Orchestra, S 359: no 6 in D major by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Mátyás Antal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 4/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 11 Minutes 2 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Les Preludes, S97/R414: Les Preludes
Annees de pelerinage, 3rd year, S163/R10: No. 4. Les jeux d'eau a la villa d'Este
Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, S124/R455: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Allegro maestoso. Tempo giusto)
Liebestraume, S541/R211: Liebestraume (Dream of Love), S541/R211: No. 3. Nocturne in A flat major
6 Hungarian Rhapsodies, S359/R441: No. 2 in D minor
6 Etudes d'execution transcendante d'apres Paganini, S140/R3a: 6 Etudes d'execution transcendante d'apres Paganini, S140/3: No. 3 in G sharp minor, "La Campanella"
Piano Concerto No. 2 in A major, S125/R456: Piano Concerto No. 2 in A (Adagio sostenuto assai)
6 Hungarian Rhapsodies, S359/R441: No. 3 in D major

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