Liszt & the Great Italians
Liszt & the Great Italians is de debut CD of pianist Christiaan Kuyvenhoven. It is a journey through Italian culture in the music of Franz Liszt. From the love poetry of Petarch to the folklore of Venice and Naples with their gondola songs and dances; from religious sobriety to the virtuosity of Verdi’s operas. Liszt’s music opens all doors.
The CD is accompanied by a unique booklet with still life photography by Dik Nicolaï (www.diknicolai.com). Liszt’s music translated into images.
- 3 Sonetti del Petrarca
- Venezia e Napoli
- Ave Maria (Bells of Rome)
- Ave maris stella
- Rigoletto Paraphrase
- Réminiscences de Simon Boccanegra