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LISZT, F.: Berlioz - Symphonie fantastique / Harold en Italie (Biret Archive Edition, Vols. 9, 10)

Composer(s):Liszt, Franz
Artist(s) Biret, Idil, piano • Gunes, Rusen, viola
Period(s) Romantic
Genre Classical Music
Category Chamber MusicInstrumental
Catalogue 8.571284-85
Label Idil Biret Archive
Quality   320kbps
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“Idil Biret’s reading of the Symphonie fantastique (WEA Finnadar SR9023) is, in many-respects the most remarkable thing of its kind in the repertoire…This is not a record that Berliozians or Lisztians will want to miss, for the Turkish pianist Idil Biret, a pupil of Cortot and Kempff, here confirms the favourable impression she made in this piece at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London during April of this year. There are a few minor deviations from Liszt’s text, but she possesses the very large technique and range of accent and dynamics needed; and she is excellently recorded.”
— Max Harrison GRAMOPHONE - UK 1979
“Idil Biret was a thousand times right in playing the Symphonie fantastique by Berlioz, in

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