180g Vinyl LP! Pressed at Optimal! Mastered At Abbey Road Studios From Original Analogue Source!
Pianist Alfred Brendel performs compositional works by Franz Liszt.
Decca celebrates Alfred Brendel's artistic achievements with the release of four iconic Brendel albums from the analogue era. Presented with original artwork and pressed on 180g vinyl at Optimal GmbH, each release is carefully mastered from original analogue sources at Abbey Road studios. Every effort has been made to faithfully reproduce the original intentions of the musicians and recording engineers.
Alfred Brendels place among the greatest musicians of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries is assured. Renowned for his masterly interpretations of the works of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Schumann and Liszt, he is one of the indisputable authorities in musical life today.
An exclusive artist for the Philips label since 1969, Brendels discography is now among the most extensive of any pianist, reflecting a repertoire of solo, chamber and orchestral works by the major composers from the central European tradition from Bach through to Schoenberg.
Brendel's Liszt offers an alternative to flash and glitz: theses are highly serious accounts, downplaying the works' virtuosity." - BBC Music Magazine
Pressed at Optimal GmbH
Mastered from original analogue sources
Mastered at Abbey Road Studios
Musicians: Alfred Brendel, piano
Selections: Franz Liszt (1811-1886) Side A: 1. Variationen Uber "Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen" 2. Harmonies Poetiques et Religieuses - No. 4 Pensees des Morts Side B: 1. Fantasia and Fugue on BACH 2. Harmonies Poetiques et Religieuses - No. 3 Benediction de Dieu Dans la Solitude