Liszt - Piano Works | Praga Digitals DSD350078

Liszt - Piano Works


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Label: Praga Digitals

Cat No: DSD350078

Format: SACD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Instrumental

Release Date: 5th May 2014



Svjatoslav Richter (piano)


Liszt, Franz

Annees de Pelerinage, 3rd Year, S163
» no.2 Aux cypres de la Villa d'Este I
Etudes d'execution transcendante (12), S139
» Selection of 8
Hungarian Rhapsodies (19), S244
» no.17 in D minor
Piano Sonata in B minor, S178
Valses oubliees (4), S215
» no.3 in D flat major


Svjatoslav Richter (piano)


Svjatoslav Richter's fabulous Liszt, virtuoso, seductive, risky ...even Arrau, Cziffra or Brendel at their zenith would have balked at such a recital.

Amongst the composers chosen by Richter during his Soviet and later international career, he returned always to Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, Schubert, Haydn, Mozart and Schumann. Then came Liszt, represented by the significant or unusual compositions that the pianist selected and included in his programmes.

Richter's Liszt legacy is revealed as fabulous, heard here in its original purity.

Recorded: 1956-58 and 1965
SACD mastering from simultaneous mono broadcast recordings.

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