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Franz Liszt (1811-1886)

Liszt the Traveller

Tuesday 24 June 2008 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Tuesday 24 June 2008 20:45-21:45 (Radio 3)

Donald Macleod looks at the period beginning in 1835 when Liszt eloped with his pregnant mistress, the countess Marie d'Agoult - the beginning of a restless time the composer later immortalised in the first two volumes of his Annees de pelerinage.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Pastorale, no.3 from Annees de pelerinage, premiere annee, S.160
Alfred Brendel (pno)
Philips 462 312-2,
Track 3

from Annees de pelerinage, S.160
No.4, Au bord d'une source
No.2, Au lac de Wallenstadt
No.9, Les cloches de Geneve
Alfred Brendel (pno)
Philips 462 312-2,
Tracks 4, 2, 9

Vallee d'Obermann, no.6 from Annees de pelerinage, premiere annee: Suisse,
S.160
Jeno Jando (pno)
Naxos 8.550548,
Track 6

Gondoliera, No.1 of Venezia e Napoli (supplement to Annees de pelerinage,
deuxieme annee), S.162 (1839, rev. 1860)
Jeno Jando (pno)
Naxos 8.550549,
Track 8

Apres une lecture du Dante (Fantasia quasi Sonata), no.7 from Annees de
pelerinage, deuxieme annee: Italie, S.160
John Ogdon (pno)
Testament SBT 1133,
Track 1




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