Pianist Igor Levit live at 2019 Salzburg

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Pianist Igor Levit live at 2019 Salzburg

Post by Rach3 » Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:40 am

I suspect the Busoni not often heard live. Played by pianist Igor Levit here :

Liszt, Franz
Prelude voor piano S.179, "Präludium nach J.S. Bachs Kantate "Weinen, klagen, sorgen, zagen""

Busoni, Ferruccio
Fantasie voor piano K.256, "Fantasia contrappuntistica"

August 13, 2019, Salzburg

https://www.nporadio4.nl/concerten/9208 ... igor-levit

Levit makes the work more attractive for me than does Wolf Harden in his recording I have, but still a tough nut to crack.

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Re: Pianist Igor Levit live at 2019 Salzburg

Post by maestrob » Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:23 pm

Both pieces were tough on my ears, yet in the end Igor Levit delivered the goods. The sophisticated Salzburg audience also responded well, with more than a few bravos. It's really hard to make musical sense out of such dense music.

Thanks for posting.

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