CD 72008-2

Earl Wild - The Art of Transcription

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Disc 1

GLUCK-SGAMBATI - Mélodie d'Orfée
RAMEAU-GODOWSKY - Trois Pieces (Rigaudon, Elegie, Tambourin)
BACH-TAUSIG - Toccata and Fugue in D minor
WAGNER-MOSZKOWSKI - Isoldens Tod
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV-RACHMANINOV - The Flight of the Bumblebee
KREISLER - RACHMANINOV - Liebesleid
MENDELSSOHN-RACHMANINOV - Scherzo from
"A Midsummer Night's Dream"

Disc 2

ROSSINI-THALBERG - Grande Fantasie sur l'opera "Semiramide"
CHOPIN-LISZT - Trois Chants Polonais
(Mes joies, Le printemps, Le voeu d'une jeune fille)
TCHAIKOVSKY-WILD - Pas de Quatre, sur "Lac des Cygnes"
STRAUSS-SCHULZ-EVLER - Concert Arabesques on themes
of "The Beautiful Blue Danube"

"Not only supervirtuosity, but sheer pianistic elegance."
- Harold C. Schonberg, The New York Times

"Mr. Wild's power and control were sensational and his
five-finger technique in the Rimsky-Korsakov-Rachmaninoff
The Flight of the Bumblebee was enough to make any
piano student weep with frustration and envy."
- Bernard Holland, The New York Times

About Earl Wild