Geoffrey Tozer in Concert: Auckland 1990
Recorded live in concert with the Auckland Symphonia directed by Vladimir Verbitsky, legendary Australian pianist Geoffrey Tozer performs Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a theme by Paganini, and Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2.
Program notes will be added to this page soon.
Geoffrey Tozer was an artist of the first rank, a consummate musician, a concert pianist and recitalist with few peers, possessing perfect pitch, a boundless musical memory, the ability to improvise, to transpose instantly into any key or to create on the piano a richly textured reduction of an orchestral score at sight.
- Introduction and variations 1-6 3:45
- Variations 7-11 4:45
- Variations 12-15 2:49
- Variations 16-17 4:05
- Variation 18 3:33
- Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43 Variations 19-24 Sergei Rachmaninoff :06
- Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2, S.244/2 Franz Liszt 11:54
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Sergei Rachmaninoff
Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff (1873 – 1943) was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor. Rachmaninoff is widely considered one of the finest pianists of his day and, as a composer, one of the last great representatives of Romanticism in Russian classical music.
Franz Liszt (1811–1886) was a 19th-century Hungarian composer, pianist, conductor, and teacher. As a composer, Liszt was one of the most prominent representatives of the "Neudeutsche Schule" ("New German School").
Where to buy
Move CDs can be ordered through music retailers across Australia including Readings.
- List price
- $20.00 AUD
- Total playing time
- 30 minutes 57 seconds
- Release date
- December 2014
- © 2014 Move Records
- ℗ 2014 Move Records
- Catalogue number
- MD 3384
- EAN 9314574338423