Liszt by Barenboim

Liszt: Works for Orchestra and Piano

Tracks on this collection of works are:


  • A Faust Symphony

Plácido Domingo (tenor)
Berliner Philharmoniker & Chor der Deutschen Staatsoper

  • Dante Symphony, S. 109

Berliner Philharmoniker & Damenchor des Rundfunkchors

  • Hungarian Rhapsody, S244 No. 2 in C sharp minor
  • Après une lecture du Dante, fantasia quasi sonata (Années de pèlerinage II, S. 161 No. 7)
  • Piano Sonata in B minor, S178
  • Concert Paraphrase on Rigoletto, S.434 after Verdi’s opera
  • Miserere du Trovatore, S433

Daniel Barenboim (conductor & piano)

Scheduled for release on 25 April 2011, on Warner Classics

While I have never become an enthusiastic admirer of Franz Liszt’s music, I do admire Daniel Barenboim both as a pianist and as a conductor. Barenboim is a superb musician. Highly knowledgeable, focused, an intelligent interpreter, and also a fine human being. From a person like that, the results of a musical performance are likely to be an fine experience.

Here’s an example of Barenboim’s Liszt Recital from La Scala:

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