MR 52065 (2cd)
Great works by Liszt played by 3 great pianists
Bolet, Johansen, Arrau
Jorge Bolet, Gunnar Johansen, Claudio Arrau, piano
It is with great pride and pleasure that the American Liszt Society sponsors the release of this 2CD set on the occasion of the bicentennial of the birth of Franz Liszt. This compilation preserves contributions of three pianists (all American Liszt Society medal winners) to the performance legacy of the compositions and transcriptions of Liszt. Claudio Arrau, Jorge Bolet, and Gunnar Johansen each provide a unique perspective on Liszt\'s genius. Insightful notes are provided by Frank Cooper, Research Professor of Musicology at the University of Miami. In addition, personal recollections of their respective teachers are provided by Ira Levin, Gordon Rumson, and Garrick Ohlsson.
CD 1 (78:54)
1. Valse-Impromptu in A-flat, LW A84c 6:02
7. Réminiscences de Don Juan, LW A80 17:13
CD 2 (73:07)
Gunnar Johansen continued:
1. Fantasy on Beethoven’s The Ruins of Athens”,
LW A177 10:36
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