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LISZT, F.: Schubert Song Transcriptions (Biret)

Composer(s)Liszt, Franz
Artist(s) Biret, Idil, piano
Period(s) Romantic
Genre Classical Music
Category Instrumental
Catalogue 9.70871
Label Idil Biret Archive
Quality   320kbps
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“I left my heart and very probably my soul at Brighton College last Wednesday evening. It has been left in the hands of a true mistress of the piano, Turkish musician Idil Biret. Tiny and with auburn hair, Ms Biret probably has the smallest hands in the business, yet she plays up a storm. Her recital took in Bach’s Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring, Schubert’s Ave Maria and der Lindenbaum, Wagner’s Tannhäuser Overture as transcribed by Liszt and Liszt’s Sonata in B minor. Her playing is full of attack yet also subtle, deft, passionate and precise. The Tannhäuser Overture, with its simple melody and its brilliant cascading notes, was astounding. I don’t think Schubert’s Ave Maria has ever sounded so beautiful. This was a mesmerizing


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Work/Track Title Time
LISZT, F.: Schubert Song Transcriptions (Biret) 59:17   
  12 Lieder von Schubert, S558/R243 (excerpts)          
      No. 2. Auf dem Wasser zu singen 4:40       
      No. 3. Du bist die Ruh 5:23       
      No. 4. Erlkonig 4:20       
      No. 6. Die junge Nonne 4:54       
      No. 8. Gretchen am Spinnrade 3:54       
      No. 11. Der Wanderer 6:56       
      No. 9. Standchen (Horch, horch! Die Lerch!) 2:45       
      No. 12. Ave Maria 6:43       
  Schubert - Mullerlieder, S565/R249 (excerpts)          
      No. 5. Wohin? 2:36       
      No. 6. Ungeduld 2:20       
  Schubert - Schwanengesang, S560/R245 (excerpts)          
      No. 10. Liebesbotschaft 3:12       
      No. 7. Standchen, "Leise flehen meine Lieder" 6:24       
  Schubert - Winterreise, S561/R246: No. 5. Der Lindenbaum 5:10       
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