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Episode 4

Donald Macleod looks at Liszt's extraordinary contribution to the piano repertoire, alongside the music of his friends, rivals and protégés.

Ensconced in Weimar with his new lover, Liszt turns his back on touring and the celebrity lifestyle he had come to hate. But does it make him happy?

1 hour

Music Played

  • Franz Liszt

    Totentanz S.126 for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Seiji OZAWA Performer: Krystian ZIMERMAN - Piano Performer: Boston S O

    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 423-5712.
  • Hans von Bülow

    Valse de L'ingénu (Trois valses caractéristiques Op.18 No.1)

    Performer: Daniel BLUMENTHAL - Piano

    • Naxos.
    • 8223421.
  • Franz Liszt

    2 Episodes from Lenau's Faust S.110 for orchestra

    Conductor: Bernard HAITINK Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra

    • PHILIPS.
    • 438-755-2.
  • Franz Liszt

    Variations on a theme of Bach [Weinen, Klagen] S.673, arr. for organ [orig. for piano (S.1

    Performer: Johannes GEFFERT - Organ

    • Mitra.
    • CD-16191.

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