blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsFall 2010  Vol. 9  No. 2

Álvaro Ordóñez Playing Franz Liszt
embedded from YouTube

Below find the piano solo of Lizt’s “Lugubre Gondola No. 2” played by pianist Álvaro Ordóñez and published on YouTube.

Though it is against our usual practice to embed or link to outside content, we could not secure a performance of “Lugubre Gondola No. 2” for our suite of material related to Patty Crane’s new translation of Tomas Tranströmer’s Sorrow Gondola. We are, therefore, breaking practice to embed, (if temporarily), a performance from Álvaro Ordóñez's YouTube channel so as to provide our readers the opportunity to hear the music associated with Tomas Tranströmer’s text

Colombian pianist Álvaro Ordóñez studied at the National University of Columbia.
On his YouTube channel, Ordóñez mentions Liszt as his most important influence.

   Sorrow Gondola (Sorgegondolen) Introduction & Suite Contents
   Sorrow Gondola Table of Contents

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