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Liszt - Solo Recordings / Claudio Arrau


Release Date: 01/28/2014 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001225941   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz Liszt
Performer:  Claudio Arrau
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

One of the greatest pianists of the 20th century, Claudio Arrau was master of a wide variety of repertoire, but his Liszt is something special, as the composer's well-known technical challenges fade beneath a shimmering poetic spirituality. One of the greatest pianists of the 20th century, Claudio Arrau was master of a wide variety of repertoire, but his Liszt is something special, as the composer's well-known technical challenges fade beneath a shimmering poetic spirituality. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Polish Songs (6) for Piano (Chopin), S 480 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847-1860; Weimar, Germany 
2.
Paraphrase on themes from Verdi's "Ernani," S 431a by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Paris, France 
3.
Paraphrase on themes from Verdi's "Aida", S 436 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; Rome, Italy 
4.
Paraphrase de concert on Verdi's "Ernani", S 432 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849/1859 
5.
Valses oubliées (4) for Piano, S 215: no 1 in F sharp major by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Rome, Italy 
6.
Transcendental Etudes (12) for Piano, S 139 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Weimar, Germany 
7.
Sonata for Piano in B minor, S 178 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1852-1853; Weimar, Germany 
8.
Petrarca Sonnets (3) for Piano, S 158: no 3, Sonetto 123 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1839-46; Hungary 
9.
Petrarca Sonnets (3) for Piano, S 158: no 2, Sonetto 104 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1839-46; Hungary 
10.
Harmonies poétiques et réligieuses, S 173: no 7, Funérailles by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1852; Weimar, Germany 
11.
Harmonies poétiques et réligieuses, S 173: no 3, Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1852; Weimar, Germany 
12.
Concert Etudes (3) for Piano, S 144 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1848; Weimar, Germany 
13.
Concert Etudes (2) for Piano, S 145 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1862-63; Rome, Italy 
14.
Ballade for Piano no 2 in B minor, S 171 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Weimar, Germany 
15.
Années de pèlerinage, deuxième année, S 161 "Italie": no 7, Après une lecture du Dante by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1849; Weimar, Germany 
16.
Années de pèlerinage no 3, S 163: no 4, Les jeux d'eaux à la Villa d'Este by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867-1877; Rome, Italy 
17.
Album d'un voyageur, S 156: Book 1 - no 4, Vallée d'Obermann by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Geneva, Switzerland 
18.
Reminiscences on Verdi's "Simon Boccanegra", S 438 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857/1881; Rome, Italy 
19.
Paraphrase on the "Miserere" from Verdi's "Trovatore", S 433 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Weimar, Germany 
20.
Paraphrase on Quartet from Verdi's "Rigoletto", S 434 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Weimar, Germany 
21.
Coro e marcia funebre from Verdi's "Don Carlos", S 435 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867-1868; Rome, Italy 

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 missing June 14, 2014 By j. adams (vinalhaven, ME) See All My Reviews "Missed Grande Paganini Etudes S 141 ie, La Companella" Report Abuse
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