The 3 Great Pianist Composers Vol.3: Liszt | Cameo Classics CC9030CD

The 3 Great Pianist Composers Vol.3: Liszt

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Label: Cameo Classics

Cat No: CC9030CD

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Instrumental

Release Date: 20th April 2014

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Liszt’s complete musical style is evident in these works, which range from virtuosic fireworks to sincerely moving, emotional statements. Liszt’s recollection of his travels through Italy refers to the sights and sounds that inspired and gave rise to some of his most evocative music… “Having recently travelled through different settings and places consecrated by history and poetry, having felt that the phenomena of nature did not pass before my eyes as pointless images, and that, between us a vague but immediate relationship had established itself, I have tried to portray in music a few of my strongest sensations and most lively impressions.

Hailed as ‘a major star in Classical Music’, Angela Brownridge first performed in public at the age of seven. By the age of 10 she had performed her first concerto and when she was 12 Angela made her debut at London’s Wigmore Hall. She was awarded a piano scholarship to Edinburgh University and after graduation studied for two years in Rome with Guido Agosti and returned to complete her studies with Maria Curcio in London.

She appears as soloist with many leading orchestras and Angela’s international festival engagements have included Bath, Edinburgh, Warwick, Newport, Rhode Island, Bratislava, Brno, Hong Kong and Maastricht. In an age that has become obsessed with mere technique and seeks the degree of perfection offered by over-edited CDs, Angela’s playing restores spontaneity, character and beauty of sound to the platform. In 2005 Angela became Musical Director of the Piano Academy at Dean Clough in Halifax, hosting weekends of masterclasses for students, adults at all levels of performance, and observers.

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