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Franz Liszt (1811-1886)

Liszt the Visionary

Friday 27 June 2008 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Friday 27 June 2008 20:45-21:45 (Radio 3)

Donald Macleod explores the very modern, forward-looking works of Liszt's final decade.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Am Grabe Richard Wagners, S.202
Kronos Quartet with Aki Takahashi (pno) & Marcella DeCray (harp)
Elektra Nonesuch 9 79318-2,
Track 1

Bagatelle sans tonalite, S.216a
Valse oubliee no.1, S.215 no.1
Leslie Howard (pno)
Hyperion CDA66201,
Tracks 12, 13

Von der Wiege bis zum Grabe ('From the Cradle to the Grave')
(Symphonic Poem no.13), S.107
1. Die Wiege
2. Der Kampf um's Dasein
3. Zum Grabe: Die Wiege des kunftigen Lebens
Leipzig Gewandhausorchester / Kurt Masur (cond)
EMI 5 68598 2, CD 1
Tracks 4-6

Les jeux d'eau a la Villa d'Este from Annees de pelerinage, troisieme
annee
, S.163
Alfred Brendel (pno)
Philips 420 837-2,
Track 2

La lugubre gondola, S.134
Steven Isserlis (cello), Stephen Hough (pno)
RCA Victor 09026 68290 2,
Track 11

Nuages Gris, S.199 (1881)
Schlaflos! Frage und Antwort, S.203
Unstern! Sinistre, disastro, S.208
Paul Lewis
Harmonia Mundi HMC 901845,
Tracks 4, 12, 6

Go not, happy day, S.335 (Tennyson)
Thomas Hampson (bar), Geoffrey Parsons (pno)
EMI 5 55047 2,
Track 13




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