|British pianist Valerie Tryon (now residing
in Canada) performs the treacherously difficult 'Ave Maria' arrangement that
Franz Liszt made of the lied by Franz Schubert. As is visible in the sheet
music that is shown in sync with the music, it is written on three staves
simultaneously. Tryon plays the work at a singable tempo, which is nearly
impossible, all the while maintaining a wonderful cantabile singing line.
The recording is featured in Naxos' Volume 17 of the complete piano music of
Liszt, and is a single unedited take (she made two single takes at the
session - this is the first).
September 04, 2009
|Schubert-Liszt: Ave Maria performed by Sandro
Russo on Liszt's 1862 Bechstein Piano
Lieder von Schubert (12), transcription for piano, S. 558 (LW A42) Ave
Sandro Russo Piano, From the DVD "SANDRO RUSSO PLAYS THE 1862 BECHSTEIN
LISZT PIANO" available at
January 28, 2009