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Liszt the Re-composer

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Wednesday 25 June 2008

Donald Macleod investigages why Liszt spent so much time re-arranging existing music - by composers such as Bach, Schubert and Mozart - instead of writing more of his own.

Schubert: Der sturmische Morgen (Winterreise - transcr for solo piano by Liszt, S561)
Anastasia Voltchok (piano)

Bach: Prelude in A minor, BWV 543 No 1 (Six Organ Preludes and Fugues - transcr for solo piano by Liszt, S462)
Artur Pizarro (piano)

Schubert: Der Lindenbaum (Winterreise - transcr for solo piano by Liszt, S561)
Anastasia Voltchok (piano)

Reminiscences de Don Juan, S418 (1841)
Earl Wild (piano)

Mazeppa (Douze etudes d'execution transcendante, S139)
Claudio Arrau (piano)

Mazeppa
Budapest Symphony Orchestra
Arpad Joo (conductor).

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