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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 

Sound Samples

Von der Wiege bis zum Grabe, S107/R424: The Cradle (Die Wiege)
Von der Wiege bis zum Grabe, S107/R424: The Struggle for Existence (Der Kampf ums Dasein)
Von der Wiege bis zum Grabe, S107/R424: To the Grave (Zum Grabe)
Orpheus, S98/R415: Orpheus, S98
Die Ideale, S106/R423: The Ideals (Die Ideale), S106
Hamlet, S104/R421: Hamlet, S104

Customer Reviews

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 Great Liszt Tone Poems February 13, 2013 By Wil L W. (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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