Liszt

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Liszt: Salon and Stage (Prima Facie)

This wonderful recital shows the amazing breadth of Liszt’s response to the composers who wrote for stages both grand and intimate [RCh]

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Liszt: Faust Symphony (Audite)

Another superb Liszt performance by the Staatskapelle Weimar with Kirill Karabits [JWe]

Estrellita (Orchid Classics)

The album works equally well for close listening and as agreeable background music late at night [GF]

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Liszt: Piano works (Deutsche Grammophon)

(Déjà Review) A fine choice for those who enjoy their Liszt stirred, not shaken [MM]

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Liszt: Transcendental Études (Steinway & Sons)

A legendary performance unfolds before you [NB]

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Rossinian Dreams (Da Vinci Classics)

A recital demonstrating Liszt’s love of Rossini but with an odd coupling [RCh]

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Liszt: Piano Works Vol. 2 (Prima Facie)

Hamilton appears very clearly passionate about this music [JF]

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Otto Klemperer (conductor): The Remastered Edition (Warner Classics)

Klemperer consolidated; his full Warner legacy in best-yet transfers [JW]

Moment of Eternity (Genuin)

A beautifully executed programme of solo piano music that has identity as its theme and its concealment behind masks [MSt]

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Liszt: Complete Piano Music Vol 22 (Naxos)

(Déjà Review) Excellent recording, excellent Liszt playing, at times verging upon the legendary [PSh]

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Liszt: Transcriptions for Two Pianos (Da Vinci Classics)

I will be returning to this CD often [JWe]

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Ervin Nyiregyházi (piano) Live Vol. 3 (Sonetto Classics)

Will appeal both to fans of Ervin Nyiregyházi and aficionados of the art of piano [SG]

Albéniz: Piano Suites (Piano Classics)

Delightful music in superior renditions [ZT]

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Ataúlfo Argenta (conductor) (EMI Classics)

(Déjà Review) Lisztians need to hear Argenta’s Faust; his El Amor Brujo is perhaps the best ever [RB]

Liszt: Death and Transfiguration (Prima Facie)

thoroughly enjoyed this set – clearly a lot of thought went into programming these pieces [JWe]

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Frederica von Stade (mezzo-soprano) Song Recital (Sony Classical)

(Déjà Review) One of the most sheerly beautiful and instantly recognisable mezzos of the last fifty years [RMo]

Jacob Lateiner (piano) The Lost Art Vol. 2 (Parnassus)

A pianist deserving of wider currency [SG]

Claudio Arrau (piano) The Complete Warner Classics Recordings (Warner Classics)

Aristocratic, authoritative and poetic performances [SG]

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Alkan & Liszt: Piano Works (RCA)

Utterly commanding – refuses to let you do anything other than flinch, succumb, brave it out and celebrate [RB]

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Akito Tani (piano): In Concert (Exton)

An exciting new talent, and a generous and rewarding disc [SG]

Beethoven & Mozart: Piano Transcriptions (BIS)

Sensational pianism, inspiration, and exuberant pianism in every track [MM]