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Liszt: The Grand Sonata

In an article about one of the greatest masterpieces of the 19th century piano literature, Franz Liszt's Sonata in B minor, Patrick Jovell guides us through the history of the work as well as a few of the most common analytical approaches. Listen online to the two recommended performances by Vásáry and Arrau while you follow along in Liszt's autograph manuscript or the printed score available from Piano Street's sheet music library. Read more >>

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Author Topic: Obscure - but Excellent - Pieces by Liszt  (Read 277 times)
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« on: October 14, 2017, 11:04:26 PM »

There is a 'hardest' thread going on.  How about a thread for good pieces that are basically unknown?  Many of those 'toughest pieces' are pretty trashy haha.

Here are a few to start off:











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« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2017, 11:39:20 PM »

This isn't heard very often -

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« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2017, 03:46:02 AM »

Not sure whether all these count as "obscure", but I certainly find them to be some of the best things good ole Ferenc ever wrote:














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« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2017, 04:44:45 PM »

Perhaps I went a bit overboard, but I really think pretty much all of these deserve more attention. Also, I have many more that I will list in another post when I have more time.






































































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« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2017, 01:49:31 PM »

not only rarely heard, but so much like Schubert, it would be hard to place the composer just by listening if you had never heard it, I would certainly not guess Liszt. but it is, and it's lovely.
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« Reply #5 on: October 21, 2017, 08:05:50 PM »

Liszt's birthday today so I might finish what I started (won't include direct transcriptions unless it's of his own work):



















































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