Franz Liszt
Consolation: Lento placido
in D-flat Major, S . 172 No. 3

This dreamy, sophisticated work may have been written as Liszt's tribute to Chopin. The smooth broken-chord accompaniment and the song-like narrative are reminiscent of the latter's Nocturnes.

ID: 1691
Franz Liszt - Consolations S. 172:

3. Consolation: Lento placido

Key: D-flat Major
Year: 1850
Level: 7
Period: Early Romantic
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Nocturnal Tribute

Liszt composed two versions of the “Consolations,” the first between 1844 and 1849 and the second within a year of the first’s completion. In the second version he replaced no. 3, a precursor to the first Hungarian Rhapsody, with a piece in the style of a Nocturne by Chopin, who had died the year before. Shortly before his death, Liszt re-scored this piece to include markings for Steinway’s new sostenuto pedal.

Forum posts about this piece:

Different indications of articulation by blairderosa
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Fingering Consolation 3 by Liszt by pbryld
I am near the end finishing this, but I really have no idea how to play the following. I have marked the bars A and B and need to know the f...

Liszt Consolations 3 by hopkinson
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tips on playing Consolation No. 3 by Liszt by aewanko
any tips on this one? the ppp part is kind of hard....

Progressive Pieces by ryno200sx
Before I begin.....I am new to this forum and I would like to say thank all those who contribute.....I have found your collective advice/tip...

Member's recordings of piece:

VIDEO - Liszt Consolation No. 3 in D-flat, Fazioli F278 by wzkit

VIDEO - Liszt Consolation no.3 (Sauter 185 Delta) by wzkit
Recorded on my Sauter 185 Delta

Liszt Consolation no. 3. Performing in 3 days. by pbryld
So I've been playing the piano for 9 months now, playing this piece for almost 6. It is still the only piece that I have finished and f...

UPDATED: NEW TAKE! Been playing for 4 months. Practising Consolation 3. by pbryld
NOTE FOR NEW TAKE: Been practising for another week! I think this sounds a lot better than my first try :) I cut a mistake out near the end...

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Consolation in D-flat Major No. 3 by the composer Franz Liszt (1811-1886). This piano piece was composed in 1850 and is part of Liszt's Consolations.