LISZT: Harmonies Boutiques et Religiousness S 173; Invocation; Ave Maria; Bénédiction De Dieu Dans la Solitude; Pensée Des Morts; Pater Noster; Hymne De l'Enfant À Son Reveil; Funérailles; Miserere D'après Palestrina; Andante Lagrimoso; Cantique D'amour

By Harrison, Max | Musical Opinion, January/February 2005 | Go to article overview

LISZT: Harmonies Boutiques et Religiousness S 173; Invocation; Ave Maria; Bénédiction De Dieu Dans la Solitude; Pensée Des Morts; Pater Noster; Hymne De l'Enfant À Son Reveil; Funérailles; Miserere D'après Palestrina; Andante Lagrimoso; Cantique D'amour


Harrison, Max, Musical Opinion


LISZT: Harmonies boutiques et religiousness S 173; Invocation; Ave Maria; Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude; Pensée des morts; Pater nostei-, Hymne de l'Enfant à son réveil; Funérailles; Miserere d'après Palestrina; Andante lagi'mioso; Cantique d'amour

Steven Osborne: Piano

Hyperion CDA67445 2 CDs 83'48"

A t least for ardent Lisztians it is encouraging that Hyperion, having issued a massively complete recording for all that composer's solo piano works, is prepared to add further interpretations and in these notably sensitive readings by Steven Osborne. Of course, Harmonies poétiques et religieuses is an almost notoriously uneven set, with the Ave Maria, Pater noster, Miserere and Andante lagrimoso little more than straightforward transcriptions of unimportant liturgical pieces, yet the rest include some of the finest things Liszt ever wrote. Osborne plays with great perception in Bénédiction, achieving a deep calm. As Tim Perry says in his excellent notes, this piece looks forward to Franck and even Messiaen. Pensée des morts is a highly imaginative recomposition of an earlier, important, somewhat improvisatory essay from Liszt's youth and from which the whole collection takes its title. …

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