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LISZT, F.: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 2 / Totentanz (Biret Concerto Edition, Vol. 4)


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Between the Lines: Idil Biret talks to Jeremy Siepmann

LISZT, F.: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 2 / Totentanz (Biret Concerto Edition, Vol. 4)

“After the brilliant Liszt interpreter Lazar Berman, now we have another maestro of the piano with a special affinity for Liszt—Idil Biret.”BERLINER ZEITUNG
“Though the concert program accented the virtuosic—and her sheer strength to the end was formidable—Biret proved she could be a poet at the proper opportunities, as in her truly miraculous delivery of the Liszt selection.” NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
“In performing Liszt’s monumental Sonata, Idil Biret marshaled the sustaining power to see the music to the end, at which point her audience, not surprisingly, rose to its feet. Relatively few pianists have the sense of architecture to organize this symphonic poem.” TORONTO STAR

Liszt, Franz

  Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-Flat Major, S124/R455
1.   Allegro maestoso - Tempo giusto - 00:06:05
2.   Quasi adagio - 00:05:06
3.   Allegretto vivace - 00:02:35
4.   Allegro animato - 00:01:55
5.   Allegro marziale animato 00:04:28
  Piano Concerto No. 2 in A Major, S125/R456
6.   Adagio sostenuto assai - 00:06:17
7.   Allegro agitato assai - 00:02:11
8.   Allegro moderato - 00:05:33
9.   Allegro deciso - 00:03:11
10.   Marziale un poco meno allegro - 00:03:52
11.   Allegro animato 00:01:52
  Totentanz, S126/R457
12.   Totentanz, S126/R457 00:17:42

Total Playing Time: 01:00:47

Liszt, Franz

Tabakov, Emil

Bilkent Symphony Orchestra

Biret, Idil

Label: Idil Biret Archive

Genre: Concerto; Orchestral

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.571273

Barcode: 747313127375

Boxset: 8.509004

Physical Release: 11/2009

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