50 Best Liszt / Michel Béroff, Aldo Ciccolini, John Ogdon, André Watts, et al.

Audio Samples

>Liszt, Franz : Concerto for Piano no 1 in E flat major, S 124
>Liszt, Franz : Concerto for Piano no 2 in A major, S 125
>Liszt, Franz : Polonaise brillante, transcription for piano (after von Weber
>     Opp. 21 & 72) , S. 455 (LW A175)
>Liszt, Franz : Fantasy on Hungarian Folk Themes
>     [Excerpt]
>Liszt, Franz : Fantasy on "Ruins of Athens" (Beethoven) for Piano and Orchestra, S 122
>Liszt, Franz : Malediction
>     [Excerpt]
>Liszt, Franz : Totentanz
>     [Conclusion]
>Liszt, Franz : Sonata for Piano in B minor, S 178
>Liszt, Franz : Paraphrase on Quartet from Verdi's "Rigoletto", S 434
>     paraphrase de concert (after Verdi), for piano, S. 434 (LW A187)
>Liszt, Franz : Paraphrase on the "Miserere" from Verdi's "Trovatore", S 433
>Liszt, Franz : Isolde's "Liebestod" from Wagner's "Tristan", S 447
>     Schluászene aus Tristan und Isolde, transcription for piano (after Wagner), S. 4
>Liszt, Franz : Consolations (6) for Piano, S 172
>Liszt, Franz : Konzertetuden (2), for piano, S. 145 (LW A218)
>Liszt, Franz : 12 Transcendental Etudes
>     1. Preludio
>     2. Molto vivace
>     3. Paysage
>     4. Mazeppa
>     5. Feux follets
>     6. Vision
>     7. Eroica
>     8. Wilde Jagd
>     9. Harmonies du soir
>Liszt, Franz : Valses oubliees (4) for Piano, S 215
>Liszt, Franz : Liebestraume for Piano, S 541
>Liszt, Franz : Nuages gris (Grey clouds)
>Liszt, Franz : En reve - nocturne
>Liszt, Franz : Grandes Etudes de Paganini
>     3. La campanella
>     4. Arpèges
>     5. La chasse
>     6. Theme & Variations

Album Summary

>Liszt, Franz : Concerto for Piano no 1 in E flat major, S 124
>Liszt, Franz : Concerto for Piano no 2 in A major, S 125
>Liszt, Franz : Polonaise brillante, transcription for piano (after von Weber
>Liszt, Franz : Fantasy on Hungarian Folk Themes
>Liszt, Franz : Fantasy on "Ruins of Athens" (Beethoven) for Piano and Orchestra, S 122
>Liszt, Franz : Malediction
>Liszt, Franz : Totentanz
>Liszt, Franz : Sonata for Piano in B minor, S 178
>Liszt, Franz : Paraphrase on Quartet from Verdi's "Rigoletto", S 434
>Liszt, Franz : Paraphrase on the "Miserere" from Verdi's "Trovatore", S 433
>Liszt, Franz : Isolde's "Liebestod" from Wagner's "Tristan", S 447
>Liszt, Franz : Consolations (6) for Piano, S 172
>Liszt, Franz : Konzertetuden (2), for piano, S. 145 (LW A218)
>Liszt, Franz : 12 Transcendental Etudes
>Liszt, Franz : Valses oubliees (4) for Piano, S 215
>Liszt, Franz : Liebestraume for Piano, S 541
>Liszt, Franz : Nuages gris (Grey clouds)
>Liszt, Franz : En reve - nocturne
>Liszt, Franz : Grandes Etudes de Paganini
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

50 Best is a series of 3-CD sets which feature genres of music ranging from symphonies, concertos, and solo instrumental works to chamber music, songs, and operas. This new release is dedicated to the 50 best works of Liszt and celebrates the 200th anniversary of this beloved Hungarian composer's birth. CD 1 presents complete performances of Liszt's sweeping piano concertos as well as extracts from a number of his other works for piano and orchestra. The remaining two CDs showcase Liszt's huge output of works for solo piano, from his celebrated miniatures and transcriptions to his massive sonatas and intricate etudes.



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Works Details

>Liszt, Franz : Concerto for Piano no 1 in E flat major, S 124
  • Performer: Michel Béroff (Piano)
  • Conductor: Kurt Masur
  • Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
  • Running Time: 17 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1835-1856

>Liszt, Franz : Concerto for Piano no 2 in A major, S 125
  • Performer: Michel Béroff (Piano)
  • Conductor: Kurt Masur
  • Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
  • Running Time: 11 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1839

>Liszt, Franz : Polonaise brillante, transcription for piano (after von Weber :: Opp. 21 & 72) , S. 455 (LW A175)
  • Performer: Michel Béroff (Piano)
  • Conductor: Kurt Masur
  • Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
  • Running Time: 9 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1852

>Liszt, Franz : Fantasy on Hungarian Folk Themes :: [Excerpt]
  • Performer: Michel Béroff (Piano)
  • Conductor: Kurt Masur
  • Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
  • Running Time: 5 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1846-1852

>Liszt, Franz : Fantasy on "Ruins of Athens" (Beethoven) for Piano and Orchestra, S 122
  • Performer: Michel Béroff (Piano)
  • Conductor: Kurt Masur
  • Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
  • Running Time: 10 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1837

>Liszt, Franz : Malédiction :: [Excerpt]
  • Performer: Michel Béroff (Piano)
  • Conductor: Kurt Masur
  • Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
  • Running Time: 6 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1833

>Liszt, Franz : Totentanz :: [Conclusion]
  • Performer: Michel Béroff (Piano)
  • Conductor: Kurt Masur
  • Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
  • Running Time: 8 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1847-1862

>Liszt, Franz : Sonata for Piano in B minor, S 178
  • Performer: Andrea Lucchesini (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1851-1853

>Liszt, Franz : Paraphrase on Quartet from Verdi's "Rigoletto", S 434 :: paraphrase de concert (after Verdi), for piano, S. 434 (LW A187)
  • Performer: Craig Sheppard (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1859

>Liszt, Franz : Paraphrase on the "Miserere" from Verdi's "Trovatore", S 433
  • Performer: Craig Sheppard (Piano)
  • Running Time: 8 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1854

>Liszt, Franz : Isolde's "Liebestod" from Wagner's "Tristan", S 447 :: Schluászene aus Tristan und Isolde, transcription for piano (after Wagner), S. 4
  • Performer: Craig Sheppard (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1867

>Liszt, Franz : Consolations (6) for Piano, S 172
  • Performer: Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1849-50.
  • Running Time: 14 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1849-1850

>Liszt, Franz : Konzertetüden (2), for piano, S. 145 (LW A218)
  • Performer: György Cziffra (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1862-1863

>Liszt, Franz : 12 Transcendental Études :: 1. Preludio
  • Performer: Vladimir Ovchinikov (Piano)
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1851

>Liszt, Franz : 12 Transcendental Études :: 2. Molto vivace
  • Performer: Vladimir Ovchinikov (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1851

>Liszt, Franz : 12 Transcendental Études :: 3. Paysage
  • Performer: Vladimir Ovchinikov (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1851

>Liszt, Franz : 12 Transcendental Études :: 4. Mazeppa
  • Performer: Vladimir Ovchinikov (Piano)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1851

>Liszt, Franz : 12 Transcendental Études :: 5. Feux follets
  • Performer: Vladimir Ovchinikov (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1851

>Liszt, Franz : 12 Transcendental Études :: 6. Vision
  • Performer: Vladimir Ovchinikov (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1851

>Liszt, Franz : 12 Transcendental Études :: 7. Eroica
  • Performer: Vladimir Ovchinikov (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1851

>Liszt, Franz : 12 Transcendental Études :: 8. Wilde Jagd
  • Performer: Vladimir Ovchinikov (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1851

>Liszt, Franz : 12 Transcendental Études :: 9. Harmonies du soir
  • Performer: Vladimir Ovchinikov (Piano)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1851

>Liszt, Franz : Valses oubliées (4) for Piano, S 215
  • Performer: John Ogdon (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Waltz
  • Written: 1881

>Liszt, Franz : Liebesträume for Piano, S 541
  • Performer: Kun-woo Paik (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843-1850

>Liszt, Franz : Nuages gris (Grey clouds)
  • Performer: André Watts (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1881

>Liszt, Franz : En reve - nocturne
  • Performer: André Watts (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1885

>Liszt, Franz : Grandes Études de Paganini :: 3. La campanella
  • Performer: Jeanne-Marie Darré (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1851

>Liszt, Franz : Grandes Études de Paganini :: 4. Arpèges
  • Performer: Jeanne-Marie Darré (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1851

>Liszt, Franz : Grandes Études de Paganini :: 5. La chasse
  • Performer: Jeanne-Marie Darré (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1851

>Liszt, Franz : Grandes Études de Paganini :: 6. Theme & Variations
  • Performer: Jeanne-Marie Darré (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1851