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#2042909 - 03/04/13 03:07 PM Liszt's Resignazione  
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Greetings,

I couldn't resist posting one more. This is a year 2002 recording of Liszt's Resignazione. It could have been interpreted much better - but I believe it is nice to hear thanks to the superb piano technician's work with the Wapinized Steinway D and also the super-sensitive microphone we used.

There is no video of the playing to go with the audio. The image is of beautiful Gustaf Vasa kyrka here in Stockholm.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfuCA6pFRG0



Mvh,
Michael

Last edited by Michael Sayers; 03/04/13 03:11 PM.
#2042917 - 03/04/13 03:31 PM Re: Liszt's Resignazione [Re: Michael Sayers]  
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This is way too slow. The coherence of the piece is broken, both by the very slow tempo, also by not emphasizing some of the notes as needed.
I prefer it played at around 1:30 or 2:00 minutes at most.

#2043035 - 03/04/13 09:07 PM Re: Liszt's Resignazione [Re: Michael Sayers]  
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I agree with Hakki. I feel like I'm waiting forever for each next note.

#2043095 - 03/04/13 10:54 PM Re: Liszt's Resignazione [Re: Michael Sayers]  
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I've never heard this piece -- it sounds like one of the very spare late Liszt compositions, and for me is really quite beautiful and eloquent on its own terms. Thanks for sharing this!

#2043177 - 03/05/13 03:24 AM Re: Liszt's Resignazione [Re: Michael Sayers]  
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Yes it could have been interpreted better - no doubt about it.

Mvh,
Michael


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