Blog Posts - Liszt



Liszt - Two Lieder: Die Lorelei, S. 273 - O lieb, so lang du lieben kannst, S. 298

Franz Liszt as composer is most often thought of a writer of music for the piano and for his thirteen Symphonic Poems, but he also wrote 87 songs.  Although he was Hungarian by birth, he was closely aligned with the German music aesthetic and ab...
by Musical Musings on Jul 9, 2015

Music Notes – Stephen Hough plays Liszt’s ‘Benediction…..’

by James Holden Stephen Hough’s recording of Liszt, ‘Bénédiction de Dieu dans le solitude’, Harmonies poétiques et religieuses, S.173/III on the CD Rhapsodie espagnole; Mephisto Waltz; Bénédiction de Dieu  released on Virgin as 7243561129...
by The Cross-Eyed Pianist on Aug 6, 2014

Liszt - Six Consolations

Franz Liszt was not only a musician of astounding technical abilities, but of pure musicianship as well. He could sight read the most complex piano music, and could play from a full orchestra score while transcribing the many staves into an intelligi...
by Musical Musings on May 12, 2014

Liszt - Grosses Konzertsolo For Piano

Franz Liszt wrote his Grosses Konzertsolo (Grand Concerto Solo) in 1849-1850, three years before hisSonata In B Minor.   Liszt wrote it for a piano competition that was to be held at the Paris Conservatoire in 1850. Liszt dedicate...
by Musical Musings on Mar 6, 2014

Liszt - Harmonies Poétiques et Religieuses

Franz Liszt's reputation during his virtuoso touring years was one of a gifted musician, perhaps the world's greatest pianist, and ladies' man. There was also another side to Liszt, for he was a devout Catholic all of his life and even took minor ord...
by Musical Musings on Feb 7, 2014

Trilogia Germania (3): Weimar şi Jena

Weimar este cunoscut atât pentru importanţa sa culturală cât şi pentru festivalul de ceapă. Iar Jena este oraşul Zeiss şi o combinaţie interesantă între modern şi clasic.
by LumeaMare on Jan 8, 2014

Uma Sinfonia para a Divina Comédia

Inspirado diretamente na obra que empresta o nome para esta sinfonia, Franz Liszt pretende nos conduzir musicalmente numa viagem aos confins do Inferno dantesco. Se a Divina Comédia fosse um filme, esta seria a trilha sonora perfeita para represent...
by Teoria da Conspiracao on Oct 22, 2013

Liszt - Csárdás Macabre

The csárdás is a traditional Hungarian folk dance, the name of which derives from the Hungarian word for tavern. The beginnings of the dance can be traced back to the 18th century in Hungary and was used as a recruiting device for the Hungarian arm...
by Musical Musings on Sep 20, 2013

Già il dolore

Da qui Che cos’hai – mi domandi -, sembri strano: c’è qualcosa che non va, me ne accorgo dalle parole rade, dalle frasi lasciate a metà. Sì, sono felice che questa sofferenza non sia invano, che tutto questo nostro abbandonarci a...
by la poesia e lo spirito on Aug 10, 2013

Promenade à Gaspard

One of the nicest aspects of my blogging and reviewing is that it has put me in touch with a network of interesting musical people – musicians, journalists and writers, promoters, and classical music enthusiasts – and has enabled me to en...
by The Cross-Eyed Pianist on Jul 7, 2013

Liszt - Hunnenschlacht (Battle Of The Huns)

In 1847 Liszt gave up his life as a traveling piano virtuoso and devoted himself to musical composition. He had been made honorary music director at the court of Wiemar in 1842, and after his retirement he moved there.  He composed all but one o...
by Musical Musings on Apr 17, 2013

Liszt Ferenc in Zrenjanin

Liszt Ferenc in Zrenjanin List Ferenc u Zrenjaninu... Németh Ferenc - Liszt Ferenc Nagybecskereken by John Tramp...
by Old Zrenjanin on Apr 11, 2013

59. La prima volta

da qui Ogni vita ha una colonna sonora. Tu cominciasti male, con Guccini. Appena sapevano della preferenza, ti facevano la predica; guarda che è un maniaco depressivo, anarcoide e sfaccendato. Eppure a te piaceva tanto la chitarra alla Bob Dylan, le...
by la poesia e lo spirito on Mar 22, 2013

An exchange with benefits ;)

 This post is dedicated to Yeliz and her family- the nicest people in the world;)Last year I took part in an exchange with students from Germany (Bayern). Till our arrival in Coburg we didn't know almost anything about the place and people we we...
by Once one girl on Jan 12, 2013

Liszt - Orpheus

The series of 13 tone poems Liszt wrote were inspired in content by his readings in classical literature, biography, mythology and history. Liszt made up for a lack of formal education in his younger years because of his constant piano practice and c...
by Musical Musings on Jan 10, 2013

Liszt Ferencz

Liszt Ferencz The Franz Liszt Academia of Songs (Hungarian: Liszt Ferenc Zenemuvészeti Egyetem, often shortened as Zeneakadémia, “Music Academy”) is a show area and music sunroom in Budapest, Hungary, established on Nov 14, 1875 The Aca...
by Civilmilestone on Jan 2, 2013

7. L’unica cosa perfetta

da qui Ebbene sì, devi affrontarlo, il cubo bianco e grigio che svetta come un pesce surgelato, o una torta alla panna, o un’astronave scesa lì per caso. Non proprio per caso: ti ci portano il papà e la mamma per il catechismo, dove tutto si...
by la poesia e lo spirito on Dec 4, 2012

5. Bistecche

da qui Lo spazio è vita, è il luogo dove prendi forma ed entri in contatto con la gente e con le cose; ma rischia di chiudersi in una morsa senza scampo, specialmente su di te, bambino introverso e sognatore che preferisce stare in casa a organizza...
by la poesia e lo spirito on Nov 30, 2012

44. L’appeso

da qui Ti chiedi se un romanzo possa servire mai a qualcuno. Ti senti stupido, nella stanza con quaranta gradi, le pale del ventilatore sempre sul punto di cadere in pezzi, il poster di Taormina a ricordarti di uno spazio e un tempo in cui hai credut...
by la poesia e lo spirito on Aug 24, 2012

Franz Liszt - Prometheus

Prometheus is an ancient Greek myth that had its first telling as early as the 8th century BC.  In short, the myth of Prometheus tells of him being a Titan that had not only created man from clay, but stole fire from Zeus and gave it to man...
by Musical Musings on Aug 9, 2012


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