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Naxos Classical Spotlight

Jul 10, 2015

From composer to transcriber to performer—less instantaneous than modern transmissions, but it’s how many works first came to be known by music lovers before the dawn of the age of technology. In this week’s podcast Raymond Bisha introduces pianist Sergio Gallo breezing through virtuoso transcriptions by Franz Liszt of music by opera composer Giacomo Meyerbeer, from Vol. 40 in Naxos’ ongoing cycle of Liszt’s Complete Piano Music.