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Liszt: Hexameron - works by Chopin, Czerny, Thalberg, Herz, Liszt, Pixis and Buche / Blanchard, Buche, Goicoechea, Sorieux, Tanski

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>Liszt, Franz : Hexameron (Grande variations sur le march des I Puritains), collaborative work for piano (after Bell
>Thalberg, Sigismund : Hexamaron, variation 1 on a march from Bellini's I Puritani, for piano (part of collab. work)
>Herz, Henri : Hexamaron, variation 4 on a march from Bellini's I Puritani, for piano (part of collab. work)
>Czerny, Carl : Hexamaron, variation 5 on a march from Bellini's I Puritani, for piano (part of collab. work)
>Chopin, Frédéric : Variation on the March from Bellini's I Puritani, for piano in E major (no 6 of collaborative work
>Chopin, Frédéric : Mazurka for piano no 13 in A minor, Op. 17/4, CT. 63
>Czerny, Carl : Variationen uber einen bekannten Wiener Walzer, for piano, Op. 12
>Thalberg, Sigismund : Nocturne for piano in E major, Op. 28
>Herz, Henri : La Valse suisse, rondo for piano (after Rossini's "Guglielmo Tell")
>Liszt, Franz : Funerailles
>Chopin, Frédéric : Nocturne for piano no 15 in F minor, Op. 55/1, CT. 122
>Pixis, Johann Peter : Variation on a Waltz theme of Diabelli
>Buche, Leon : Hexameron over the Clouds, for piano

Album Summary

>Liszt, Franz : Hexameron (Grande variations sur le march des I Puritains), collaborative work for piano (after Bell
>Thalberg, Sigismund : Hexamaron, variation 1 on a march from Bellini's I Puritani, for piano (part of collab. work)
>Herz, Henri : Hexamaron, variation 4 on a march from Bellini's I Puritani, for piano (part of collab. work)
>Czerny, Carl : Hexamaron, variation 5 on a march from Bellini's I Puritani, for piano (part of collab. work)
>Chopin, Frédéric : Variation on the March from Bellini's I Puritani, for piano in E major (no 6 of collaborative work
>Chopin, Frédéric : Mazurka for piano no 13 in A minor, Op. 17/4, CT. 63
>Czerny, Carl : Variationen uber einen bekannten Wiener Walzer, for piano, Op. 12
>Thalberg, Sigismund : Nocturne for piano in E major, Op. 28
>Herz, Henri : La Valse suisse, rondo for piano (after Rossini's "Guglielmo Tell")
>Liszt, Franz : Funerailles
>Chopin, Frédéric : Nocturne for piano no 15 in F minor, Op. 55/1, CT. 122
>Pixis, Johann Peter : Variation on a Waltz theme of Diabelli
>Buche, Leon : Hexameron over the Clouds, for piano
Performers Composers

Notes & Reviews:

It was billed as a battle of titans. Franz Liszt had invited the leading pianists of his time to compose variations on Bellini's "March of the Huguenots." The international keyboard stars Chopin, Thalberg, Pixis, Czerny, and Herz had agreed to compete, but they never actually performed together in Princess Beliojoso's Paris salon. Claudius Tanski has now recreated this event with his master pupils. Unlike Liszt 175 years ago, he collaborates on equal terms with this circle of brilliant young stars emulating their immortal models with sovereignty and grandeur.

American Record Guide, November/December 2013
The additional music includes pieces both known and unknown by the composers: a powerfully executed Liszt Funerailles played by Johann Blanchard, Czerny's delightful Variations on Schubert's Waltz in the supple hands of Kanako Yoshikane, and a gentle and restrained Thalberg Nocturne by Carlos Goicoechea. In addition we have Leon Buche as both composer and performer in Hexameron over the Clouds a decidedly more modern take on the Bellini theme.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Konzerthaus der Abtei Marienmünster (12/10/2012-12/12/2012).



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>Liszt, Franz : Hexaméron (Grande variations sur le march des I Puritains), collaborative work for piano (after Bell
  • Performers: Claudius Tanski (Piano); Johann Blanchard (Piano)
  • Notes: Konzerthaus der Abtei Marienmünster (12/10/2012-12/12/2012)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1837

>Thalberg, Sigismund : Hexamaron, variation 1 on a march from Bellini's I Puritani, for piano (part of collab. work)
  • Performer: Carlos Goicoechea (Piano)
  • Notes: Konzerthaus der Abtei Marienmünster (12/10/2012-12/12/2012)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: March

>Liszt, Franz : Hexaméron (Grande variations sur le march des I Puritains), collaborative work for piano (after Bell
  • Performer: Caroline Sorieux (Piano)
  • Notes: Konzerthaus der Abtei Marienmünster (12/10/2012-12/12/2012)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1837

>Herz, Henri : Hexamaron, variation 4 on a march from Bellini's I Puritani, for piano (part of collab. work)
  • Performer: Kanako Yoshikane (Piano)
  • Notes: Konzerthaus der Abtei Marienmünster (12/10/2012-12/12/2012)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: March

>Czerny, Carl : Hexamaron, variation 5 on a march from Bellini's I Puritani, for piano (part of collab. work)
  • Performers: Leon Buche (Piano); Carlos Goicoechea (Piano)
  • Notes: Konzerthaus der Abtei Marienmünster (12/10/2012-12/12/2012)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: March

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Variation on the March from Bellini's I Puritani, for piano in E major (no 6 of collaborative work
  • Performer: Caroline Sorieux (Piano)
  • Notes: Konzerthaus der Abtei Marienmünster (12/10/2012-12/12/2012)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1837

>Liszt, Franz : Hexaméron (Grande variations sur le march des I Puritains), collaborative work for piano (after Bell
  • Performers: Leon Buche (Piano); Johann Blanchard (Piano); Carlos Goicoechea (Piano)
  • Notes: Konzerthaus der Abtei Marienmünster (12/10/2012-12/12/2012)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1837

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Mazurka for piano no 13 in A minor, Op. 17/4, CT. 63
  • Performer: Caroline Sorieux (Piano)
  • Notes: Konzerthaus der Abtei Marienmünster (12/10/2012-12/12/2012)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1832-1833

>Czerny, Carl : Variationen über einen bekannten Wiener Walzer, for piano, Op. 12
  • Performer: Kanako Yoshikane (Piano)
  • Notes: Konzerthaus der Abtei Marienmünster (12/10/2012-12/12/2012)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Thalberg, Sigismund : Nocturne for piano in E major, Op. 28
  • Performer: Carlos Goicoechea (Piano)
  • Notes: Konzerthaus der Abtei Marienmünster (12/10/2012-12/12/2012)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Herz, Henri : La Valse suisse, rondo for piano (after Rossini's "Guglielmo Tell")
  • Performer: Claudius Tanski (Piano)
  • Notes: Konzerthaus der Abtei Marienmünster (12/10/2012-12/12/2012)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Liszt, Franz : Funerailles
  • Performer: Johann Blanchard (Piano)
  • Notes: Konzerthaus der Abtei Marienmünster (12/10/2012-12/12/2012)
  • Running Time: 12 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1848-1849

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Nocturne for piano no 15 in F minor, Op. 55/1, CT. 122
  • Performer: Caroline Sorieux (Piano)
  • Notes: Konzerthaus der Abtei Marienmünster (12/10/2012-12/12/2012)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1842-1844

>Pixis, Johann Peter : Variation on a Waltz theme of Diabelli
  • Performer: Claudius Tanski (Piano)
  • Notes: Konzerthaus der Abtei Marienmünster (12/10/2012-12/12/2012)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Buche, Leon : Hexameron over the Clouds, for piano
  • Performer: Leon Buche (Piano)
  • Notes: Konzerthaus der Abtei Marienmünster (12/10/2012-12/12/2012)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary