The Life of Liszt, Part 4

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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Franz Liszt (Franz Hanfstaengl/Wikimedia Commons)

Tune in at 8pm Thursday as David Dubal continues his series on Franz Liszt. This week, Dubal mines the composer's canon with an eye toward the composers and musicians who influenced him, such as Paganini, Chopin, Beethoven and others. 

Enjoy highlights played by some of the composer's prime interpreters, including Martha Argerich, Arthur Rubinstein and Vladimir Horowitz.

Program Playlist (all works by Liszt):

Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6
Martha Argerich
Philips/Deuche Grammophone 

Au lac de Wallenstadt
Grigory Ginzburg
Arlecchino 

Beethoven Symphony No. 2 Transcription, IV. Allegro Molto
Konstantin Scherbakov
Naxos  

Valse oubliée No. 1
David Dubal
ArkivMusic 

Transcendental Etude No. 12: Chasse-neige
György Cziffra
Phillips/EMI       

Funérailles
Vladimir Horowitz
EMI       

Liebestraum No. 3
Arthur Rubinstein
RCA/Victor/BMG            

Hungarian Rhapsody No. 15 (Rakóczy March)
Vladimir Horowitz
RCA/Victor    

Comments [2]

Bonnie Large from Red Bank, NJ

I have been enjoying the series "The Life of Liszt" very much! It was also wonderful to hear Mr. Dubal's beautiful playing!

Thank you for Reflections From The Keyboard..it makes Thursday evening my favorite night of the week.

Feb. 11 2016 09:06 PM

David's knowledge and passion in discussing Liszt's work...
Thank you, I feel I learned much about the art of music.

Satya,
WL Purfield III

Feb. 11 2016 09:05 PM

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