Internationally renowned concert pianist Joseph Banowetz presents this definitive collection of original masterworks by Franz Liszt featuring a comprehensive preface, composer biography, vintage photographs, and detailed performance notes on the solos. The companion CD features Joseph Banowetz performing Liszt’s most cherished piano repertoire:
Ehemals, from Weihnachtsbaum, S. 186/10 * Étude, Op. 6, No. 7; S. 136/7 * Ich liebe dich, S. 542a (posth) * Liebeslied: Widmung (easier version), S. 566 (posth.) (Robert Schumann, trans. by Liszt) * Liebesträume: 3 notturnos, S. 541 * No. 2: Gestorben war ich (first version) * No. 3: O lieb, o lieb, so lang du lieben kannst * Piano Piece in A-flat Major, S. 189a (posth.) * Marche de Rákóczy–Édition populaire, S. 244/15 * Resignazione, S.187a (posth.) * Romance, S. 169 (posth.) * Romance oubliée, S. 527 * Ruhig, S. 167a (posth.) * Scherzo, S. 153 (posth.) * Six Consolations, S. 172 * No. 1 in E Major * No. 2 in E Major * No. 3 in D-flat Major * No. 4 in D-flat Major * No. 5 in E Major * No. 6 in E Major * Ständchen, S. 560/7 (Franz Schubert, trans. by Liszt) * Valse oubliée, No. 1, S. 215/1
Joseph Banowetz graduated with a First Prize from the Vienna Akademie für Musik und darstellende Kunst. Banowetz has been a piano recitalist and orchestral soloist on five continents. He was awarded the Liszt Medal by the Hungarian Liszt Society in recognition of his outstanding performances of Liszt and the Romantic literature.