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Liszt: Symphonic Poems / Michael Halász, New Zealand So


Release Date: 10/05/2000 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8553355   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
BBC Music (3/98, p.72) - Performance: 3 (out of 5), Sound: 3 (out of 5) - "Liszt's symphonic poems call for performances that blend flamboyance and exalted lyricism - or, in other words, that revel in Romantic empathy....Fortunately, Michael Halász and the New Zealand Symphony offer real performances rather than unimaginative run-throughs....The orchestra...plays with considerable fire in extrovert passages..."
REVIEWS:
BBC Music (3/98, p.72) - Performance: 3 (out of 5), Sound: 3 (out of 5) - "Liszt's symphonic poems call for performances that blend flamboyance and exalted lyricism - or, in other words, that revel in Romantic empathy....Fortunately, Michael Halász and the New Zealand Symphony offer real performances rather than unimaginative run-throughs....The orchestra...plays with considerable fire in extrovert passages..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Von der Wiege bis zum Grabe, S 107 by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881-1882; Rome, Italy 
2.
Orpheus, S 98 by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853-1854; Weimar, Germany 
3.
Die Ideale, S 106 by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; Weimar, Germany 
4.
Hamlet, S 104 by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858; Weimar, Germany 

Customer Reviews

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 Great Liszt Tone Poems February 13, 2013 By W. Wilborn (Richwood, TX) See All My Reviews "Recommended for persons who like the great tone poems of Liszt. Good sound and playing." Report Abuse
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