Format : Sheet music
Franz Liszt was a frequent guest of the acting cardinal at the Villa d Este situated in Tivoli near Rome. His Jeux d eaux describe the glittering fountains part of the water features at the villa; in measure 144 Liszt alsoadded a quotation from the Bible to the musical text about the water of life thus giving the work a religious context. Maurice Ravel who was also inspired to write a composition Jeux d eau (HN 841) thanks to Liszt gave hiswork a markedly secular accompanying text. This new single edition from the third volume of the Années de Pèlerinage (HN175) is a counterpart to Henle's recently published Urtext edition of Ravel s masterpiece.