Doppelgänger CD Schubert / Liszt song transcriptions

Entitled Doppelgänger, this CD presents 14 Liszt transcriptions of Schubert songs played by young Bulgarian pianist Dora Deliyska. Unlike so many young virtuosi nowadays, Deliyska has the full measure of the Lisztian or Schubertian style: plenty of rubato, a fluid and flexible musical line, and the kind of luftpausen that create dramatic as well as musical tension. She is getting deep in the keys and producing a sound on her Bösendorfer that is as rich as it is pearl-like. The sound quality is, in a word, stunning. This is a stunningly beautiful recording, entirely unique in style and presentation. Lynn René Bayley

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