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O'Riley's Liszt / Christopher O'Riley

O'riley,Christopher
Release Date: 05/07/2013 
Label:  Oxingale Records   Catalog #: 2020   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz Liszt
Performer:  Christopher O'Riley
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 24 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Pianist Christopher O'Riley's virtuosity, showmanship and iconoclast status make him the Franz Liszt of our time. In O'Riley's Liszt, Chris delves into the transcriptions of that master interpreter, adding his own touches and insight to the music of Mozart, Wagner, Berlioz, Schubert and Schumann. This multi-layered audio and visual experience is available as a 2-CD set and HD audio/video Blu-ray, as well as on iTunes and other digital sites, in both standard and high definition versions, and both stereo and HD 4-channel surround sound. Each music track has a corresponding music video. The Blu-ray also includes an artist commentary audio layer in which O'Riley brings his From-The-Top-honed speaking voice and extensive musical and historical Read more knowledge to enliven and enlighten the listening experience. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Réminiscences de Don Juan (Mozart), S 418 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Christopher O'Riley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Germany 
Venue:  Tippet Alley Studios, Edwards, CO 
Length: 17 Minutes 5 Secs. 
2.
Frühlingsnacht (Schumann) for Piano, S 568 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Christopher O'Riley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; Weimar, Germany 
Venue:  Tippet Alley Studios, Edwards, CO 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
3.
Isolde's "Liebestod" from Wagner's "Tristan", S 447 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Christopher O'Riley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Weimar, Germany 
Venue:  Tippet Alley Studios, Edwards, CO 
Length: 8 Minutes 12 Secs. 
4.
Fruhlingslaube (3 versions), transcription for piano (after Schubert) , S. 558/7, S. 558bis/7 & S. 5 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Christopher O'Riley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1838 
Venue:  Tippet Alley Studios, Edwards, CO 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
5.
Symphonie fantastique (Berlioz), S 470 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Christopher O'Riley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Paris, France 
Venue:  Tippet Alley Studios, Edwards, CO 
Length: 51 Minutes 22 Secs. 

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