WAGNER 200 Pianist Llyr Williams

Music, Classical and opera
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A recital by the outstanding Welsh pianist Llŷr Williams, featuring Wagner rarities and dazzling transcriptions of Wagner by Liszt, including Isolde’s Liebestod.

Wagner: Fantasia in F sharp minor

Wagner: Sonate für das Album von Frau MW

Wagner: Albumblatt in E (for Ernst Benedikt Kietz, ‘Song Without Words’)

Wagner: Albumblatt in E flat (for Frau Betty Schott)

Wagner: 'Ankunft bei den schwarzen Schwänen'

Wagner arr Liszt: Fantasy on Themes from 'Rienzi'

Wagner arr Liszt: Spinning Chorus and Senta’s Ballad ('Der fliegende Holländer')

Wagner arr Liszt: Entry of the Guests and ‘O du mein holder Abendstern’ ('Tannhäuser')

Wagner arr Liszt: Elsa’s Dream ('Lohengrin')

Wagner arr Liszt: Isolde’s 'Liebestod' ('Tristan')

(Note: Many of Wagner’s piano pieces, of which the sonata for ‘M.W.’ – Mathilde Wesendonck – is the most substantial, were written as dedicatory ‘albumleaves’ for friends and admirers.)


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