Post by George
Just curious if there is much of a difference in performance of the works that Cziffra recorded for Hungaroton, then later recorded for EMI?
Cziffra had recorded several works for Hungaroton, during 1954 Oct 21 to 1956 Sept 29.
His dazzling performance of Liszt Concerto in studio is not recorded for EMI, but for Hungaroton.
You may know that he had recorded Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue for Hungaroton. (Any other versions are not popped up)
In Liszt's Transcendental Etude, the No.4 has many differences beetween EMI version.
But in the Hungarian Rhapsody, the EMI licensed Nos. 2, 6, 12, 15 from Hungaroton.
And there's some performances of special improvisations/transcriptions that Cziffra didn't recorded for EMI.