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Beethoven 250: Krystian Zimerman performs the complete Beethoven Piano Concertos
Renowned Polish pianist Krystian Zimerman joins forces with the London Symphony Orchestra and its Music Director Simon Rattle at LSO St Luke's for a three-concert cycle of the five piano concertos. The stream will take place on DG Stage, a new video music service for classical concert streams from Deutsche Grammophon. Read more >>

Topic: Liszt Valse de concert sur deux motifs de "Lucia" et "Parisina" de Donizetti  (Read 1440 times)

Offline furiouzpianist

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second (and superior, imho) version of the piece, S. 214
I'm learning this for a recital in September.

"The Valse de Concert (titled ‘Valse à capriccio’ in the earlier version) was published by Liszt as the third of Trois caprices-valses, the others being the revised versions of the Valse mélancolique and the Valse de bravoure (both recorded in Volume 1 of this series), so it is clear that here as elsewhere he did not mind mixing original works with those based on other material. But this waltz really is an original piece, both because of the extraordinary variety which Liszt brings to his treatment of the Lucia waltz, and because of his happy combination of that theme with the Parisina waltz in invertible counterpoint.

from notes by Leslie Howard © 1994"