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Episode 5

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

After a lifetime of extending the musical possibilities of his instrument, Liszt makes a last great contribution to the future as a teacher.

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Fri 5 Oct 2012 18:30

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  • Franz Liszt

    Nuages Gris S.199

    Performer: Krystian ZIMERMAN - Piano

    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 431-780-2.
  • Franz Liszt

    Via crucis - les 14 stations de la croix S.53 for soloists, chorus and organ (or piano)

    Conductor: Laurence EQUILBEY Performer: Brigitte ENGERER - Piano Performer: Helene MOULIN - Contralto Performer: Pierre Corbel - Main Artist (Jesus) Performer: Accentus Chamber Choir

    • Naive.
    • V-5061.
  • Carl Tausig

    5 Valses-caprices d'apres Johann Strauss II for piano

    Performer: Piers LANE - Piano

    • HYPERION.
    • CDA 66785-.
  • Franz Liszt

    Harmonies poetiques et religieuses - 10 pieces S.173 for piano

    Performer: Steven OSBORNE - Piano

    • HYPERION.
    • CDA-67445.
  • Franz Liszt

    Nuages Gris S.199

  • Franz Liszt

    Via Crucis: Station XII

  • Carl Tausig

    Nouvelle Soirees de Vienne Nos. 1&2

  • Franz Liszt

    Harmonies Poetiques et religieuses: Nos. I, VII & X

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