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The ultimate collection of Liszt's piano and symphonic masterworks. You'll also encounter his essential chamber music, choral works and pieces for the organ and hear a dizzying array of illustrious performers and conductors: Claudio Arrau, Emanuel Ax, Van Cliburn, Glenn Gould, Vladimir Horowitz, Evgeny Kissin, Murray Perahia, Sviatoslav Richter, Arthur Rubinstein, Leonard Bernstein, Zubin Mehta, Eugene Ormany, Fritz Reiner, Leopold Stokowski even Sergie Rachmaninoff! The bonus DVD Horowitz Plays Liszt joins 25 CDs with Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-Flat; Grandes Etudes De Paganini; Venezia E Napoli; Sonata in B Minor; Hungarian Rhapsodies Nos. 6, 7, 10, 11, 13, 15, 17 and 19; Liebestraume Nos. 1-3; Symphony No. 5 in C Minor; Prelude & Fugue in G Minor; Symphony No. 6 in F Major; Mephisto Waltz No. 1; Danse Macabre; Requiem for Organ; Prelude & Fugue on B-A-C-H; Consolations Nos. 1-6 , and more.

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Disc: 1

  1. Allegro maestoso - Arthur Rubinstein
  2. Quasi adagio - Arthur Rubinstein
  3. Allegretto vivace - Arthur Rubinstein
  4. Allegro marziale animato - Arthur Rubinstein
  5. Adagio sostenuto assai - Van Cliburn
  6. Allegro agitato assai - Van Cliburn
  7. Allegro moderato - Van Cliburn
  8. Allegro deciso - Van Cliburn
  9. Marziale un poco meno allegro - Van Cliburn
  10. Allegro animato - Van Cliburn
  11. Totentanz, S. 126, R. 457: Danse macabre - Fritz Reiner
  12. Fantasie Uber Ungarische Volksmelodien, S. 123, R. 458/Fantasy On Hungarian Folk-Melodies/Hungarian Fantasy - New Philharmonia Orchestra

Disc: 2

  1. No.1 in C major "Prelude" - Yukio Yokoyama
  2. No.2 in A minor - Yukio Yokoyama
  3. No.3 in F major "Paysage" - Yukio Yokoyama
  4. No.4 in D minor "Mazeppa" - Yukio Yokoyama
  5. No. 5 in B-Flat Major "Feux Follets" - Yukio Yokoyama
  6. No.6 in G minor "Vision" - Yukio Yokoyama
  7. No. 7 In E-Flat Major "Eroica" - Yukio Yokoyama
  8. No.8 in C minor "Wilde jagd" - Yukio Yokoyama
  9. No.9 in A-flat major "Ricordanza" - Yukio Yokoyama
  10. No.10 in F minor - Yukio Yokoyama
  11. No.11 in D-flat major "Harmonies du soir" - Yukio Yokoyama
  12. No.12 in B-flat minor "Chasse neige" - Yukio Yokoyama

Disc: 3

  1. Etude No. 1 in G Minor - Tremolo - Gary Graffman
  2. Etude No. 2 in E-Flat - Octave - Gary Graffman
  3. Etude No. 3 in G-Sharp Minor - La Campanella - Gary Graffman
  4. Etude No. 4 in E - Appeggio - Gary Graffman
  5. Etude No. 5 in E - La Chasse - Gary Graffman
  6. Etude No. 6 in A Minor - Tema e Variazioni - Gary Graffman
  7. Preludio, G Minor - Stanislaw Drzewiecki
  8. Andantino Capriccioso, E flat Major - Stanislaw Drzewiecki
  9. La Campanella, G sharp Minor - Stanislaw Drzewiecki
  10. Vivo, E Major - Stanislaw Drzewiecki
  11. Allegretto, E Major - Stanislaw Drzewiecki
  12. Quasi Presto, A Minor - Stanislaw Drzewiecki
  13. Three Concert Studies, S144: No. 1. Il lamento - Kathryn Stott
  14. "La leggierezza", No. 2 in F minor from Trois Etudes de Concert - Evgeny Kissin
  15. Etudes de concert: Un sospiro, S. 144/3 - Jorge Bolet

Disc: 4

  1. Années de pèlerinage, S. 160: No. 4 - Au bord defune Source - John Ogdon
  2. Lento assai - Piu lento - Un poco piu dimoto ma sempre lento - Presto - Lento from Vallée d'Obermann (from Annees de pelerinage, Premiere annee: Suisse, No. 6) - Vladimir Horowitz
  3. Sposalizio - Angela Brownridge
  4. Il penseroso - Angela Brownridge
  5. Canzonetta del Salvator Rosa - Angela Brownridge
  6. Sonetto 47 del Petrarca - Angela Brownridge
  7. Sonetto 104 del Petrarca - Angela Brownridge
  8. Sonetto 123 del Petrarca - Angela Brownridge
  9. Après une Lecture du Dante - fantasia quasi sonata - Angela Brownridge
  10. Années de pèrlerinage Troisième année - Les jeux d'eaux a la Villa d'Este - Michie Koyama

Disc: 5

  1. Waldesrauschen in A-Flat Major, S. 145/1 - Jorge Bolet
  2. Gnomenreigen, S. 145/2 - Jorge Bolet
  3. Funérailles in F Minor, S. 173/7 - Jorge Bolet
  4. Ballade No. 2 in B Minor - Vladimir Horowitz
  5. Andante con moto (Consolation No. 1) - Gerhard Oppitz
  6. Consolation in E Major, S. 172 (R. 12), No. 2 - Vladimir Horowitz
  7. Consolation No. 3 - Van Cliburn
  8. Quasi adagio (Consolation No. 4) - Gerhard Oppitz
  9. Consolation No. 5 - Van Cliburn
  10. Consolation No. 6 - Sviatoslav Richter

Disc: 6

  1. Gondoliera - Yu Kosuge
  2. Canzone - Yu Kosuge
  3. Tarantella - Yu Kosuge
  4. St. Francois d'Assise prechant aux oiseaux - Gerhard Oppitz
  5. St. Francois de Paule marchant sur les flots - Gerhard Oppitz
  6. Scherzo & March, S. 177, (R. 20) - Vladimir Horowitz
  7. Sonata in B Minor - Vladimir Horowitz

Disc: 7

  1. Prelude, S. 179 (Based on a Theme from "Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen" Bach Cantata BWV 12) - Vladimir Horowitz
  2. Elegy No. 2 - Barry Douglas
  3. Nuages gris, S199 - Barry Douglas
  4. La lugubre gondola (Trauergondel) No. 2, S. 200/2 - Arcadi Volodos
  5. R.W. - Venezia, S. 201 - Gerhard Oppitz
  6. Am Grabe Richard Wagners, S. 202 - Gerhard Oppitz
  7. Sleepless, Question and Answer - Barry Douglas
  8. Valse Impromptu in A-Flat Major, S. 213 - Arthur Rubinstein
  9. Valse oubliée - Arthur Rubinstein
  10. Bagatelle sans tonalité, S. 216a - Arcadi Volodos
  11. Grand galop chromatique in E-Flat Major, S. 219 - Jorge Bolet

Disc: 8

  1. Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6 - Ivan Davis
  2. Hungarian Rhapsody No. 7 - Alexander Brailowsky
  3. No. 8 in F-Sharp Minor - Capriccio - Claudio Arrau
  4. No. 9 in E-Flat Major - The Carnival of Pest - Claudio Arrau
  5. Hungarian Rhapsody No. 10 in E Major, S. 244 - Charles Rosen
  6. Hungarian Rhapsody No. 11 in A Minor - Gary Graffman

Disc: 9

  1. Hungarian Rhapsody No. 13 in A minor - Arcadi Volodos
  2. Hungarian Rhapsody No. 15 in A Minor, S. 244 (Rákóczy March) - Arcadi Volodos
  3. Hungarian Rhapsody No.17 in D Minor, S. 244 / 17 - Sviatoslav Richter
  4. Hungarian Rhapsody No. 19 in D minor; Lento patetico - Vladimir Horowitz
  5. Rhapsodie espagnole, S. 254 - Evgeny Kissin
  6. Introduction - Raymond Lewenthal
  7. Theme - Raymond Lewenthal
  8. Variation I - Raymond Lewenthal
  9. Variation II - Raymond Lewenthal
  10. Variation III - Raymond Lewenthal
  11. Interlude I - Raymond Lewenthal
  12. Variation IV - Raymond Lewenthal
  13. Variation V - Raymond Lewenthal
  14. Interlude II - Raymond Lewenthal
  15. Variation VI - Raymond Lewenthal
  16. Interlude III - Raymond Lewenthal
  17. Finale - Raymond Lewenthal

Disc: 10

  1. Soirées de Vienne: Valse caprice nach Franz Schubert Nr. 6 - Evgeny Kissin
  2. Réminiscences de Don Juan, S. 418 - Charles Rosen
  3. Ernani: Paraphrase de concert - Michel Dalberto
  4. Le Trouvère: Miserere - Michel Dalberto
  5. Rigoletto - Concert paraphrase for Piano Solo - Stefan Vladar
  6. Danza sacra: Allegretto - Andante con moto - Emanuel Ax
  7. Duetto final: Meno mosso - Emanuel Ax
  8. Simon Boccanegra: Réminiscences - Michel Dalberto

Disc: 11

  1. Tannhäuser, S. 442: Overture - Jorge Bolet
  2. Tannhäuser: Récitatif et romance "Evening Star" - Michel Dalberto
  3. Isoldes Liebestod from "Tristan und Isolde" - Vladimir Horowitz
  4. Feierlicher Marsch zum Heiligen Gral aus Parsifal, S. 450 - Gerhard Oppitz
  5. Liebesträume, S54: No. 1 in A-Flat Major, S.541/1. Hohe Liebe - Kathryn Stott
  6. Liebesträume, S54: No. 2 in E-Flat Major, S.541/1. Seliger Tod - Kathryn Stott
  7. Liebesträume, S54: No.3 in A-Flat Major, S.541/3. Oh Lieb, so lang du lieben kannst - Kathryn Stott

Disc: 12

  1. I. Allegro con brio - Glenn Gould
  2. II. Andante con moto - Glenn Gould
  3. III. Allegro - Glenn Gould
  4. IV. Allegro - Glenn Gould
  5. Prelude & Fugue in A Minor (BWV 543) transcribed for Piano, S. 462 - György Sandor
  6. Fantasia and Fugue in G Minor (BWV 542) transcribed for Piano, S. 463 - György Sandor

Disc: 13

  1. I. Allegro ma non troppo (Erwachen heiterer Emfindungen bei der Ankunft auf dem Lande) - Glenn Gould
  2. II. Andante molto moto (Szene am Bach) - Glenn Gould
  3. III. Allegro (Lustiges Zusammensein der Landleute) - Glenn Gould
  4. IV. Allegro (Gewitter, Sturm) - Glenn Gould
  5. V. Allegretto (Hirtengesang: Frohe und dankbare Gefühle nach dem sturm) - Glenn Gould
  6. 2. Satz aus der Symphonie Nr. 7 "Allegretto" - Juan José Chuquisengo

Disc: 14

  1. Meine Freuden (My Joys) [Nocturne] Op. Posth. - Alexander Brailowsky
  2. Zyczenie (Maiden's Wish), Op. 74, No. 1 - Alexander Brailowsky
  3. Soirées de Vienne No. 6: Valse caprice d'après Schubert - Vladimir Horowitz
  4. Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S514 - Evgeny Kissin
  5. Liebestraum, S. 541, No. 3 - Evgeny Kissin
  6. Danse macabre - Vladimir Horowitz

Disc: 15

  1. Auf dem Wasser zu singen [No. 2 from 12 Lieder] - Murray Perahia
  2. Erlkönig - Evgeny Kissin
  3. Gretchen am Spinnrade, D. 118, S. 513 - Lazar Berman
  4. Hark, Hark, the Lark - Emanuel Ax
  5. Liebesbotschaft, S. 560, No. 10 from Schwanengesang - Arcadi Volodos
  6. Ständchen (From Schwanengesang, D957) - Evgeny Kissin
  7. Aufenthalt (From Schwanengesang, D957) - Evgeny Kissin
  8. In der Ferne, No. 6 from Liszt's Schwanengesang - Murray Perahia
  9. Die Forelle - Evgeny Kissin
  10. Das Wandern (From Die schöne Müllerin, D795) - Evgeny Kissin
  11. Wohin? (From Die schöne Müllerin, D795) - Evgeny Kissin
  12. Der Müller und der Bach [D. 795/19] S. 565 - Arcadi Volodos
  13. Myrthen, Op. 25: No. 1, Widmung (Piano Transcription), S. 566 - Evgeny Kissin
  14. Litanei, S. 562, No. 1 from Geistliche Lieder - Arcadi Volodos

Disc: 16

  1. Festpolonaise S. 255 - Robert Szidon
  2. Psallite: Altes Weihnachtslied - Robert Szidon
  3. O heilige Nacht! Weihnachtslied nach einer alten Weise - Robert Szidon
  4. Die Hirten an der Krippe. In dulce jubilo - Robert Szidon
  5. Adeste fideles: Gleichsam als Marsch der heiligen drei Könige - Robert Szidon
  6. Scherzoso: Man zündet die Kerzen des Baumes an - Robert Szidon
  7. Carillon - Robert Szidon
  8. Schlummerlied - Robert Szidon
  9. Altes provenzalisches Weihnachtslied - Robert Szidon
  10. Abendglocken - Robert Szidon
  11. Ehemals! - Robert Szidon
  12. Ungarisch - Robert Szidon
  13. Polnisch - Robert Szidon
  14. Grand Galop Chromatique S. 616 - Robert Szidon
  15. Barcarole - Auf dem Wasser zu singen - Klavierduo Martina & Kristina Bauer
  16. Rèminiscenses de Don Juan for two Pianos - Klavierduo Martina & Kristina Bauer

Disc: 17

  1. Hamlet (1858) - Zubin Mehta
  2. I. - Zoltan Pesko
  3. II. - Zoltan Pesko
  4. III. - Zoltan Pesko
  5. IV. - Zoltan Pesko
  6. V. - Zoltan Pesko
  7. Les Préludes - New York Philharmonic Orchestra
  8. Orpheus (1853-54) - Zubin Mehta

Disc: 18

  1. Prometheus Symphonic Poem No. 5, S. 99 - Claudio Abbado
  2. Mazeppa (1851-54) - Zubin Mehta
  3. Hunnenschlacht (1857) - Zubin Mehta
  4. Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S. 514 - Fritz Reiner
  5. Rákóczy March - Arthur Fiedler

Disc: 19

  1. I. Faust - Choral Art Society
  2. II. Gretchen - Choral Art Society
  3. III. Mephistopheles - Choral Art Society
  4. Final Chorus/Schlusschor: "Alles Vergangliche" - Choral Art Society

Disc: 20

  1. Hungarian Rhapsody No. 1 in F minor. Lento quasi marcia funebre - New York Philharmonic Orchestra
  2. Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C-Sharp Minor - Leopold Stokowski
  3. Hungarian Rhapsody No. 3 - Zubin Mehta
  4. Hungarian Rhapsody No. 4 in D minor. Lento a capriccio - New York Philharmonic Orchestra
  5. Hungarian Rhapsody No. 5 - Zubin Mehta
  6. Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6 (The Carnival of Pest) - Zubin Mehta

Disc: 21

  1. Pace non trovo - Craig Rutenberg
  2. Benedetto sia 'l giorno - Craig Rutenberg
  3. I vidi in terra angelici costumi - Craig Rutenberg
  4. Oh! Quand je dors, S. 282 - Beverly Sills
  5. Erlkönig, D. 328 - Hermann Prey
  6. Es muss ein Wunderbares sein, S. 314 - Fritz Wunderlich
  7. Elégie No. 1, S. 130b - Steven Isserlis
  8. Elégie No. 2, S. 131 - Steven Isserlis
  9. Romance oubliée, S. 132 - Steven Isserlis
  10. La lugubre gondola, S. 134 - Steven Isserlis
  11. Die Zelle in Nonnenwerth, S. 382 - Steven Isserlis

Disc: 22

  1. Kyrie - Jacques Grimbert
  2. Gloria - Jacques Grimbert
  3. Credo - Jacques Grimbert
  4. Sanctus - Jacques Grimbert
  5. Benedictus - Jacques Grimbert
  6. Agnus Dei - Jacques Grimbert

Disc: 23

  1. Maestoso - Quasi allegretto - Bruno Weil
  2. Allegro deciso - Bruno Weil
  3. Andante mesto - Allegro maestoso - Recitativo - Largo maestoso - Allegro fuocoso - Bruno Weil
  4. Andante religioso - Allegro con brio - Bruno Weil
  5. Requiem eternam - Stefan Johannes Bleicher
  6. Dies irae - Stefan Johannes Bleicher
  7. Recordare pie Jesu! - Stefan Johannes Bleicher
  8. Sanctus - Stefan Johannes Bleicher
  9. Benedictus - Stefan Johannes Bleicher
  10. Agnus Dei - Stefan Johannes Bleicher
  11. Postludium - Stefan Johannes Bleicher
  12. Regina coeli laetare (Orlando di Lasso) - Stefan Johannes Bleicher
  13. Ave verum corpus (Mozart) - Stefan Johannes Bleicher
  14. Agnus Dei (Verdi) - Stefan Johannes Bleicher
  15. Sacred Festival Overture on the Chorale "Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott" (O. Nicolai) - Stefan Johannes Bleicher

Disc: 24

  1. Prelude and Fugue on B-A-C-H - Stefan Johannes Bleicher
  2. Adagio from Violin Sonata No. 4 BWV 1017 - Stefan Johannes Bleicher
  3. Chorale Arrangement "Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu Dir" BWV 38 - Stefan Johannes Bleicher
  4. Introduction and Fugue from the Cantata "Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis" BWV 21 - Stefan Johannes Bleicher
  5. Ave maris stella - Stefan Johannes Bleicher
  6. Introitus - Stefan Johannes Bleicher
  7. Kyrie - Stefan Johannes Bleicher
  8. Gloria - Stefan Johannes Bleicher
  9. Graduale - Stefan Johannes Bleicher
  10. Credo - Stefan Johannes Bleicher
  11. Offertorium - Stefan Johannes Bleicher
  12. Sanctus - Stefan Johannes Bleicher
  13. Benedictus - Stefan Johannes Bleicher
  14. Agnus Dei - Stefan Johannes Bleicher
  15. Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen - Variations on the basso continuo of the 1st movement of Cantata No. 12 and the Crucifixus from the Mass in B minor - Stefan Johannes Bleicher

Disc: 25

  1. Consolation No. 3 in D-Flat Major, S. 172 / 3 - Arthur Rubinstein
  2. Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12 in C-Sharp Minor, S. 244 / 12 - Arthur Rubinstein
  3. Adagio sostenuto assai - Allegro agitato assai - Robert Casadesus
  4. Allegro moderato - Robert Casadesus
  5. Allegro deciso - Marziale un poco meno Allegro - Robert Casadesus
  6. Allegro animato - Robert Casadesus
  7. Funérailles, No. 7 - Vladimir Horowitz
  8. Valse oubliée No. 1 - Vladimir Horowitz
  9. Années de pèlerinage, deuxième année, Italie, No.5 - William Kapell
  10. Mephisto Waltz No.1 - William Kapell
  11. Liebestraum No. 3 - Alexander Brailowsky
  12. La campanella (No. 3, Grandes études de Paganini) - Alexander Brailowsky
  13. Ständchen - Sergei Rachmaninoff

Disc: 26

  1. Liszt: Soirees De Vienne in A minor S. 427 No. 6 (Valse Caprice d'Après Schubert) - Vladimir Horowitz
  2. Liszt: Sonetto 104 del Petrarca (Annèes de Pelerinage -2e année: Italie S 161) - Vladimir Horowitz
  3. Liszt: Consulation in D-Flat Major S 172 No. 3 - Vladimir Horowitz


Product Details

  • Performer: Van Cliburn, Vladimir Horowitz, Claudio Arrau, Evgeny Kissin, Glenn Gould, et al.
  • Composer: Franz Liszt
  • Audio CD (July 26, 2011)
  • SPARS Code: DDD
  • Number of Discs: 26
  • Format: Box set, Import
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  • Label: Sony Classical
  • Run Time: 1585 minutes
  • ASIN: B004TVVZI2
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
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By Michael Birman TOP 1000 REVIEWER on January 15, 2012
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I received this box set as a gift from someone who knows very little about Classical music. She had recently seen the 1960 film biography of Franz Liszt entitled "Song Without End", starring a young Dirk Bogarde, and was instantly smitten by the charismatic composer's glamorous persona as portrayed in the film. Based on its rather alluring title, I think she thought the set manifested some of the same sort of glamour. And that, of course, is the whole idea behind the collection and its title. But do not be put off by the glaring marketing ploy. Although Liszt has never been a favorite of mine, lately I have been traversing pianist Leslie Howard's (talk about movie stars!) brilliant 99 CD collection of the complete piano music on Hyperion. I find that my opinion of Liszt's music is changing for the (much) better.

This 25 CD/1 DVD Sony box set celebrating the bicentennial and career of the great Hungarian pianist/composer features some of the most iconic performances in the catalog. Included in the set are the Rubinstein/Wallenstein Living Stereo recording of the first piano concerto, Van Cliburn's recording of the second piano concerto under Ormandy, Byron Janis playing the Totentanz under Reiner, Philippe Entremont playing the Hungarian Fantasy under Ozawa. Other pianists playing representative solo works by Liszt include Gary Graffman, Yevgeni Kissin, Jorge Bolet, John Ogdon, Vladimir Horowitz, Sviatoslav Richter, Barry Douglas, Arcadi Volodos, Gerhard Oppitz, Claudio Arrau, Charles Rosen, Murray Perahia, Lazar Berman, Emanuel Ax and many more. The performances are uniformly superb with some of them considered amongst the finest Liszt interpretations ever recorded.

Liszt's orchestral music is well represented as well.
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Added Note: it now seems that this box set is listed twice on Amazon, so those interested in it should check both pages in order to be sure that they are getting the best price from any of the sellers offering it here. I can't add more links here because this review already contains the maximum number of links allowed by Amazon, but here is the web address for both listings that can be posted into a browser window:

http://www.amazon.com/Franz-Liszt-Magician-Masterworks-Collection/dp/B00GG4EII4/
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004TVVZI2/ (product on this page)

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And so here we have 25 CD's plus one DVD, all jam-packed with music that Sony has painstakingly pulled together, and in doing so they have drawn on quite a broad selection of recordings. I think that they deserve great credit here, for producing something much more carefully thought through than what we see in most box sets, which often simply repackage recordings just as they were previously released (not that such is bad, but I make the point to bring attention to the effort that I'm sure was involved here). As I went through this music, I found that they've taken performances which had previously appeared on a very wide variety of earlier CD releases, and repackaged them here and grouped them together in order to provide more complete and better organized coverage of certain compositions than may have been offered in the recordings that they were sourced from.

For example, take a look at the contents of disc 4 below, Liszt's Années de pèlerinage.
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This superb box set is remarkable both for its quality and its absurdly low price: $22 for 26 discs! I bought this set because it was the only way I could replace my 2-piano version of the "Weinachtsbaum." But there are plenty of other wonderful inclusions, such as the music for Cello accompanied by Stephen Hough. I was also particularly impressed by Angela Brownridge's "Annees de Pelerinage," which is as good or better than anybody out there, including Bolet.

The discs come in cardboard sleeves all in different colors, which is a nice way to package these large box sets.
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There's a lot here, only a little of which I was familiar with beforehand. I generally like orchestral music, but the piano works were fascinating, as were the transcriptions (especially of the Beethoven symphonies). The vocal works were slightly less interesting, but I'm not a classical vocal fan anyway. One piece in particular, however, made me want to hear it live, so I claim relevance on Liszt's behalf to that extent. Sometimes inspiring, always worth listening to.
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