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Topic: Works like Mephisto waltz Liszt  (Read 3132 times)

Offline expressman70

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Works like Mephisto waltz Liszt
on: February 19, 2017, 10:28:44 PM
Hey all,

I would like to play a work of similar difficulty as Mephisto Waltz, and would of gladly play itself, but I am uncomfortable about the pretext of the piece and story behind it.

I am thinking of doing Rhapsody 6 instead.

What are others you can suggest?

Piece by Liszt and similar difficulty, little bit harder or little bit easier.

Thank you

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Re: Works like Mephisto waltz Liszt
Reply #1 on: February 19, 2017, 10:44:05 PM
This seems to be in line with moderately more difficult Liszt pieces more or less, it's super cool/fun.

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Re: Works like Mephisto waltz Liszt
Reply #2 on: February 20, 2017, 01:56:37 AM
This seems to be in line with moderately more difficult Liszt pieces more or less, it's super cool/fun.




Thank you, sounds interesting. Do you any Liszt pieces that I could look into as well?

Offline beethovenfan01

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Re: Works like Mephisto waltz Liszt
Reply #3 on: February 20, 2017, 05:32:09 AM
Try Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 (or 6 or 12 or 15 or something like that), Czardas Macabre or one of   etudes (like Un Sospiro or La Campanella).
Practicing:
Bach Chromatic Fantasie and Fugue
Beethoven Sonata Op. 10 No. 1
Shostakovich Preludes Op. 34
Scriabin Etude Op. 2 No. 1
Liszt Fantasie and Fugue on BACH

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Re: Works like Mephisto waltz Liszt
Reply #4 on: February 20, 2017, 01:02:12 PM

Thank you, sounds interesting. Do you any Liszt pieces that I could look into as well?


i love this thing,

Offline piulento

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Re: Works like Mephisto waltz Liszt
Reply #5 on: February 21, 2017, 06:33:59 AM
How about one of his 2 legends? They're really nice.



BTW, I don't really understand - what don't you like about the story of the piece?

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Re: Works like Mephisto waltz Liszt
Reply #6 on: February 27, 2017, 12:39:47 AM
What's wrong with the Mephisto Waltz? Not into demons? It's just music.

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Re: Works like Mephisto waltz Liszt
Reply #7 on: March 13, 2017, 08:28:00 PM
Try the Spanish Rhapsody by Liszt. As virtuosic as the Mephisto, but I happen to think it is more interesting... Hungarian Rhapsodies are all good. I don't know how much more difficult of a piece you would want than the mephisto, but the Dante sonata is always there... ;D

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