Jamie Syer: Classical Piano
Franz Liszt: Mephisto Waltz
Liszt's devilish Mephisto Waltz challenges the piano player, and enthralls the listener — not only with its virtuosity, but with its sensuous expressiveness. I recorded this at the Banff Centre’s Ralston Recital Hall. The image of Franz Liszt is from 1858, around the time he was composing this effervescent and beguiling piano music.
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8. Beethoven: a podcast trailer01:49Here’s a sample of what you’ll find in my podcast episodes: thoughtful commentary, and fine performances of classical piano music. If you like what you hear and want more, become a Patron. For as little as $8 per month, you'll receive access to all past and future episodes, along with other special bonus content, available only to Patrons.
1. Simply Chopin: a podcast trailer05:38An introduction to my podcast series, featuring my performance of Chopin's “Berceuse” with some thoughts about what makes it so beautiful.