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The Operatic Pianist

dda 25113


Playing time: 64'48"
Tracks: 9
Booklet pages: 8
© 2012 Andrew Wright, 2014 Divine Art Ltd
Reviewer: Howard Smith
Review of The Operatic Pianist published on 17 June 2014

Listen: Andrew Wright: Fantasy on Bellini's 'La Sonnambula' (track 3, 0:00-0:51)

Andrew Wright, piano

Giuseppe Martucci (1856-1909):
1 Concert Fantasy on Verdi's 'La Forza del Destino' (first commercial recording)

Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835), transcribed by Sigismund Thalberg (1812-1871):
2 A te, o cara ('I Puritani')

Andrew Wright (born 1967):
3 Fantasy on Bellini's 'La Sonnambula'

Richard Wagner (1813-1883) transcribed by Franz Liszt (1811-1886):
4 Recitative and Romance: 'O, du mein holder Abendstern' from 'Tannhäuser'
5 Isolde's Liebestod ('Tristan und Isolde')

Andrew Wright:
6 Thalbergiana

Sigismund Thalberg:
7 Concert Fantasy on Verdi's 'La traviata'

Vincenzo Bellini, transcribed by Sigismund Thalberg:
8 Casta diva ('Norma')

Andrew Wright:
9 Concert Fantasy on Meyerbeer's 'Robert le Diable'

Recorded 5-6 September 2012 at Reid Hall, Edinburgh, UK


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