Liszt: Tone Poems and Orchestral Works

Often forgotten amongst stories of the mania surrounding his piano playing, Franz Liszt’s orchestral works are some of the greatest ever written. Credited with creating the symphonic poem genre, this 2 CD set from Eloquence is a fantastic introduction to the majesty of Liszt’s unsurprisingly unique look at the colours and programmatic value of the orchestra. Sir George Solti leads the charge with a selection of tone poems, and Ivan Fischer takes the baton to present the Hungarian Rhapsodies 1-6.