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The music of Liszt

by Humphrey Searle

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liszt, Franz, -- 1811-1886.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Humphrey Searle.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18428733M
    ISBN 100486217000

    Liszt and program music. Liszt, in some of his works, supported the idea of program music. It means that there was a subject of non-musical kind, the "program", which was in a sense connected with a sounding work. Examples are Liszt's Symphonic Poems, his Symphonies after Faust and Dante, his two Legends for piano and many others. Book/Printed Material The music manuscripts, first editions, and correspondence of Franz Liszt () in the collections of the Music Division, Library of Congress About this Item View.

    Franz Liszt Biography. As a composer, pianist, teacher, conductor and author, Franz Liszt (born Doborján, Hungary [now Raiding, Austria], Octo ; died Bayreuth, Germany, J ), one of the foremost proponents of the Romantic tradition in Western art music, exerted a formative influence on the course of musical expression in the nineteenth century and beyond. Looking for books by Franz Liszt? See all books authored by Franz Liszt, including Chopin, and Complete Hungarian Rhapsodies for Solo Piano, and more on

    The music of Liszt. New York: Dover Publications. MLA Citation. Searle, Humphrey. The music of Liszt / by Humphrey Searle Dover Publications New York Australian/Harvard Citation. Searle, Humphrey. , The music of Liszt / by Humphrey Searle Dover . During the s and early s Keith Johns established himself as one of the best-known and most insightful students of Franz Liszt’s music. As early as , for example, he submitted a doctoral dissertation on Liszt’s symphonic poems to the Faculty of Creative Arts at .


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The music of Liszt by Humphrey Searle Download PDF EPUB FB2

Liszt's compositional methods, including his penchant for revision, problems associated with early editions of some of his works, and certain aspects of class and gender issues are also discussed. The first book-length assessment of Liszt as composer since Humphrey Searle’s volume, Liszt's Music is illustrated with well over musical : Michael Saffle.

Although Liszt's life and music are inextricably linked, much more attention has been paid to his life and much less, overall, to his music.

Liszt's faith and his knowledge of sacred musical practices are often overlooked or ignored today by critics concerned primarily. The Music of Liszt.

Virtuoso pianist Franz Liszt was a key figure in the evolution of modern music. Most of his compositions, which range from romantic impressionism to daring experimental pieces, were written for the piano. The Music of Liszt.

Virtuoso pianist Franz Liszt was a key figure in the evolution of modern music. Most of his compositions, which range from romantic impressionism to daring experimental pieces, were written for the piano. The Music of Liszt by Humphrey Searle is one of those books that gives lots of valuable information and food for thought, in remarkably limited space and very fine style.

It also is one of those books that, though they may well become dated, never really grow old.4/5. Virtuoso pianist Franz Liszt was a key figure in the evolution of modern music.

Most of his compositions, which range from romantic impressionism to daring experimental pieces, were written for the piano. This survey by a well-known British composer and musicologist constitutes the most authoritative English-language study of Liszt's works.

"Mr. It is mainly the image of Liszt as music's first international superstar, and one of the Romantic Century's great Don Juans, that remains fixed in our collective memory: a slim, strikingly handsome six-footer with a flowing mane of shoulder-length hair, a piano conjurer able to summon near orchestral effects and rouse audiences to such frenzied emotional states that the poet Heinrich Heine.

This study of a hitherto neglected aspect of Liszt and his music aims to restore a balanced view of both man and artist. In contrast to the familiar portrayal of the virtuoso pianist, Liszt is considered here as a serious man of ideas: in tracing the composer's relationships and attitudes to the twin themes of revolution and religion, Paul Merrick finds much of Liszt's music, both secular and.

The whole book is an exquisite panorama of Liszt's character, detailed through his letters, his travels, his music, and his legacy as researched by the author. What Walker has done is set the standard for the way Liszt should be viewed in the history books.

For so long, musicologists were almost feeding us /5(30). Franz Liszt encouraged the performance of the music of Johannes Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, Hector Berlioz, and others by transcribing their works for piano and playing them at a time when their music was underappreciated.

He wrote books on Frédéric Chopin, Richard Wagner’s Lohengrin and Tannhäuser, and John Field’s nocturnes. Alan Walker Franz Liszt: The Final Years, Cornell University Press, ; ISBN ; pages "You can't help but keep turning the pages, wondering how it will all turn out: and Walker's accumulated readings of Liszt's music have to be taken seriously indeed."--D.

Kern Holoman, New York Review of Books "A conscientious scholar passionate about his subject. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

xi, pages: music ; 22 cm Contents: The early works () -- The virtuoso period () -- The Weimar years () -- The final period -- Part I. Rome () -- Part II. In today's video, we're going to look at 6 curated pieces of Liszt's that I really enjoy (excluding Liebestraume) Liebestraume: Les préludes ("Preludes" or "The Beginnings"), S, is the third of Franz Liszt's thirteen symphonic music was composed between –55, and began as an overture to Liszt's choral cycle Les quatre élémens (The Four Elements), then revised under inspiration from the French poet Alphonse de premiere was on 23 Februaryconducted by Liszt himself.

Liszt's compositional methods, including his penchant for revision, problems associated with early editions of some of his works, and certain aspects of class and gender issues are also discussed. The first book-length assessment of Liszt as composer since Humphrey Searle’s volume, Liszt's Music is illustrated with well over musical.

Product Information. Virtuoso pianist Franz Liszt was a key figure in the evolution of modern music. Most of his compositions, which range from romantic impressionism to daring experimental pieces, were written for the piano. Liszt transformed the way we listen to music: he was the inventor of the solo piano recital positioning the piano, with lid open, parallel to the audience; pioneer of the master class and themed.

"This is the book about Liszt I have been waiting for, vividly evoking both him and his context to reveal him as one the central figures—if not the central figure—of Western music in the nineteenth century, a vital link between Beethoven and Bartók, and a truly great and generous man.

At last, we see him whole."—Simon Callow. Apart from his more than compositions, Liszt was the author of books on Frédéric Chopin, Hungarian gypsy music, Wagner’s Lohengrin and Tannhäuser, John Field’s nocturnes, the lieder of Robert Franz, and the Goethe Foundation in Weimar.

His published essays and correspondence fill. Liszt - Piano Music Franz Liszt (), the greatest piano virtuoso of his time, was also highly influential in shaping the western musical canon.

His championship of new composers like Wagner and Berlioz helped them to fame; equally important was his promoting past masters including Bach, Handel, Schubert and Beethoven. In his compositions he developed piano technique beyond recognition.The British-Canadian pianist’s virtuosic negotiation of Liszt’s ‘wild’ music belies an early antipathy towards the composer, writes Fiona Maddocks Published: 1 Feb Leslie Howard’s recording of Liszt’s complete piano music, on 99 CDs, is one of the monumental achievements in the history of recorded music.

Remarkable as much for its musicological research and scholarly rigour as for Howard’s Herculean piano playing, this survey is invaluable to serious lovers of Liszt. Every known note of Liszt’s piano music has been recorded and is included here.