Sunday 23 October 2011

As Liszt enters his third century...

... a less piano-centric selection.

From the oratorio Christus, which many of us had hoped would surface in London this year:

Written many years before Siegfried's Funeral March:

The 'Benedictus' from the Hungarian Coronation Mass:

Gundula Janowitz weaves her inimitable magic with this Herwegh setting:

A single representative from his large body of work for organ (four volumes in the Hungarian edition from which I used to play), played by Dame Gillian Weir:

But it is only right to return to music for piano solo at the end: