Conducted by Marek Janowski, the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) performs the overture of Robert Schumann’s Manfred: Dramatic Poem with Music in Three Parts (Opus 115) (German: Manfred. Dramatisches Gedicht in drei Abtheitungen). Recorded live at the Alte Oper Frankfurt on 4 March 2016. Published by the hr-Sinfonieorchester Channel.
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Georgian classical pianist Mariam Batsashvili performs Franz Liszt’s Sonata in B minor (German: Klaviersonate h-moll), S.178, a sonata for solo piano. Recorded at the Muziekcentrum Van de Omroep, Hilversum, Netherlands on November 20, 2016. Published by AVROTROS Klassiek.
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Argentine classical pianist Martha Argerich performs Franz Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6 in D-flat major. Filmed in Munich in 1966.
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Israel Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates Zubin Mehta’s 80th birthday. Mehta is the Music Director for Life of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. 1st day: Khatia Buniatishvili performs Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and Vladimir Horowitz version of the Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C-sharp minor, S.244/2, the second in a set of 19 Hungarian Rhapsodies by composer Franz Liszt. 2nd day: Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 in D major, also known as “The Titan”.
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Georgian classical pianist Khatia Buniatishvili plays Mephisto Waltz No. 1, Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke (The Dance in the Village Inn), the best-known of the Mephisto Waltzes ( four waltzes composed by Franz Liszt in 1859-62, 1880–81, 1883 and 1885). Recorded during the 2011 Verbier Festival.
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Finnish virtuosa cellist Seeli Toivio and her brother, pianist Kalle Toivio perform Liebesträume (English: “Dreams of Love”) No. 3, the third of a set of three solo piano works (S.541/R.211) by Franz Liszt. THe work was published in 1850. Recorded during the Festival Servais 2007 at Halle Basilica, Belgium on June 6, 2007. Festival Concert: Bicentennial Commemoration of the Belgian cello virtuoso Adrien François Servais (1807-1866).
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Franz Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2, S.244/2, the second in a set of 19 Hungarian Rhapsodies by the Hungarian composer, and is by far the most famous of the set. Both solo piano and orchestral versions. Piano version is played by the Italian pianist and composer Paolo Marzocchi, and the orchestral version is performed by the Berliner Philharmoniker (the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra), conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
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Ukrainian-American classical pianist Valentina Lisitsa plays Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2, S.244/2, the second in a set of 19 Hungarian Rhapsodies by Franz Liszt, and is by far the most famous of the set. Recorded live on May 22th, 2010 in Leiden, Holland.
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A live performance by the Georgian classical pianist Khatia Buniatishvili at iTunes Festival, September 30, 2014. She played pieces from Chopin, Debussy, Liszt, Händel, Ravel and Bach.
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Ukrainian classical pianist Valentina Lisitsa plays Franz Liszt’s Sonata in B minor, S.178, a sonata for solo piano. Recorded on March 1, 2015 in Leipzig.
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