Liszt - Complete Piano Music Vol.59: Schubert Transcriptions | Naxos 8574172

Liszt - Complete Piano Music Vol.59: Schubert Transcriptions


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Label: Naxos

Cat No: 8574172

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Instrumental

Release Date: 26th November 2021



As a boy during the years 1822–23 Liszt studied in Vienna with Czerny and Salieri, at the same time as Schubert was winning his reputation as a leading composer in the city. Many years later Liszt did much to introduce Schubert’s music to a wider audience, not least through his prodigious transcriptions. In the case of the Three Marches and Mélodies hongroises, Liszt selected music originally written for piano duet, but in Soirées de Vienne, a set of nine pieces of which some were to remain prominent in Liszt’s concert repertoire, he fashioned a sequence of truly memorable valse-caprices.

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