.. The Opening chords of Schubert's D 894 Sonata had a warm fullness which the subsequent movement maintained: and the rest oft he work unfolded with calm authority, is dynamics exquisitely calibrated. Lifits can dazzle with the best oft hem, but his playing is all about expressiveness. I have never heard Liszt's transcriptions of Schubert lieder so convincingly delivered, magnifying the songs while staying faithful to their originals. The Miller and the Brook evinced a sweet heaviness, and Singing Over the Waters had golden opulence. The Chopin Nocturne he played as an encore was serenity incarnate. ...

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