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The Very Best Of Liszt


Release Date: 10/31/2006 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8552131   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz Liszt
Performer:  Jénö JandóPéter NagyJoseph BanowetzPhilip Thomson,   ... 
Conductor:  Mátyás AntalOliver DohnányiMichael HalászAndrás Ligeti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Symphony OrchestraSlovak Radio Symphony OrchestraPolish Radio Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 27 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Hungarian Rhapsodies (6) for Orchestra, S 359: no 2 in D minor by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Mátyás Antal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Length: 10 Minutes 47 Secs. 
2.
Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 22 Secs. 
3.
Transcendental Etudes (12) for Piano, S 139: no 5, Feux follets by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
4.
Années de pčlerinage, deuxičme année, S 161 "Italie": no 5, Sonetto 104 del Petrarca by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1849; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 18 Secs. 
5.
Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke, S 514 "Mephisto Waltz no 1" by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Péter Nagy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859-1860; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 11 Minutes 50 Secs. 
6.
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:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839/1861; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 56 Secs. 
7.
Années de pčlerinage, premičre année, S 160 "Suisse": no 4, Au bord d'une source by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848-1854; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
8.
Consolations (6) for Piano, S 172: no 3 in D flat major, Lento placido by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Philip Thomson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849-1850; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
9.
Les préludes, S 97 by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848/1854; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 16 Minutes 55 Secs. 
10.
Prometheus, S 99 by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850/1855; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 13 Minutes 27 Secs. 
11.
Concert Etudes (3) for Piano, S 144: no 3 in D flat Major, Un sospiro by Franz Liszt
Performer:  William Wolfram (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1848; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 41 Secs. 
12.
Transcendental Etudes (6) after Paganini, S 140: no 3 "La Campanella" by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Switzerland 
Length: 4 Minutes 43 Secs. 
13.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in E flat major, S 124: 4th movement, Allegro marziale animato by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Joseph Banowetz (Piano)
Conductor:  Oliver Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849/1856; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 21 Secs. 
14.
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 
Length: 7 Minutes 26 Secs. 
15.
Harmonies poétiques et réligieuses, S 173: no 7, Funérailles by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Philip Thomson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1852; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 10 Minutes 15 Secs. 
16.
Valses oubliées (4) for Piano, S 215: no 1 in F sharp major by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Péter Nagy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Rome, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
17.
Rhapsodie espagnole for Piano, S 254 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Kong Xiang-Dong (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1863; Rome, Italy 
Length: 13 Minutes 15 Secs. 
18.
Die Forelle (Schubert, 2nd version) for Piano, S 564 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Valerie Tryon (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
19.
Concert Etudes (2) for Piano, S 145: no 2, Gnomenreigen by Franz Liszt
Performer:  William Wolfram (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1862-63; Rome, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
20.
Faust Symphony, S 108: Final chorus by Franz Liszt
Performer:  András Molnár (Tenor)
Conductor:  András Ligeti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Opera Chorus,  Franz Liszt Academy Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854-1857; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: German 

Sound Samples

6 Hungarian Rhapsodies, S359/R441: No. 2 in D minor
Liebestraume, S541/R211: 3 : No. 3: Nocturne in A flat major
12 Etudes d'execution transcendante, S139/R2b: No. 5 in B major, "Feux follets"
Annees de pelerinage, 2nd year, Italy, S161/R10b: No. 5. Sonnet 104 by Petrarch
Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke, S514/R181, "Mephisto Waltz No. 1": Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S514/R181, "Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke"
Piano Concerto No. 2 in A major, S125/R456: Adagio sostenuto assai
Annees de pelerinage, 1st year, Switzerland, S160/R10: No. 4. Au bord d'une source (Beside a Spring)
Consolations, S172/R12: 6 : No. 3. Lento placido
Les Preludes, S97/R414
Prometheus, S99/R416
3 Etudes de concert, S144/R5: No. 3 in D flat major, "Un sospiro"
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. 1 in E flat major, S124/R455: Allegro marziale animato
Annees de pelerinage, 3rd year, S163/R10: No. 4. Les jeux d'eau a la villa d'Este
Harmonies Poetiques et Religieuses, S173/R14: Harmonies poetiques et religieuses, S173/R14: No. 7. Funerailles
4 Valses oubliees, S215/R37: 4 Valse oubliees, S215/R37: No. 1
Rhapsodie espagnole, S254/R90, "Folies d'Espagne et jota aragonesa"
Schubert - Die Forelle (The Trout), S564/R248 (2nd version)
2 Concert Etudes, S145/R6: No. 1. Gnomenreigen (Dance of the Gnomes)
A Faust Symphony, S108/R425: Final Chorus

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