What is Liszt?

  • (noun): Hungarian composer and piano virtuoso (1811-1886).
    Synonyms: Franz Liszt

Some articles on liszt:

Life Of Franz Liszt - Later Relations With The Princess
... a letter of May 30, 1875, she wrote to Eduard Liszt that she had found Liszt to have been ungrateful ... The question whether the Princess was correct in her accusations against Liszt, remains open ... Genast, in the second half of September 1860 she had for a time of about two weeks visited Liszt in Weimar, on his invitation ...
Life Of Franz Liszt - Last Years
... On July 2, 1881, Liszt fell down the stairs of the Hofgärtnerei in Weimar ... and colleagues had noted swelling in Liszt's feet and legs when he had arrived in Weimar the previous month, Liszt had up to this point been in reasonably good health, his body retained the slimness and ... The latter would eventually contribute to Liszt's death ...
Life Of Franz Liszt - Adolescence in Paris - Private Life - Caroline De Saint-Cricq
... As an integral part of the usual Liszt biography, a love affair with his pupil Caroline de Saint-Cricq must be mentioned, although documented evidence for this is less than meager ... Liszt, who had not the least interest in those qualities, became her piano teacher in spring 1828 when he was 16 and she was 17 ... of Charles X, then acted as antagonist, showing Liszt the door ...
Late Works Of Franz Liszt
... The radical change Franz Liszt's compositional style underwent in the last 20 years of his life was unprecedented in Western classical music ... Liszt's, by comparison, seem deconstructivist ... Replacing pages which in Liszt's earlier compositions had been thick with notes and virtuoso passages was a starkness where every note and rest was carefully weighed and calculated ...
La Lugubre Gondola
... La lugubre gondola is one of Franz Liszt's most important late works ... Its genesis is well documented in letters from which we know that Liszt was Richard Wagner's guest in the Palazzo Vendramin on the Grand Canal in Venice in late 1882 ... Liszt may have had a premonition there of Wagner's death which inspired the first version of the work a piano piece in 4/4, written in December 1882 (which remained unpublished until the Rugginenti edition of ...