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Offline ronde_des_sylphes

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Liszt's birthday - some pieces
on: October 22, 2018, 10:01:46 PM
Liszt was born on this day, 22th October, in 1811.

To mark this seismic event in piano history in my own little way, here are a few of my favourite Liszt pieces. I've posted these before over the years but I don't imagine many people will have heard all of them.

Rarely performed Verdi paraphrase:


my personal favourite transcription:
video slideshow:

(apologies if this is blocked in certain countries)

and attached is one of the most flamboyant later Liszt paraphrases.

Hope you like these pieces!


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Offline georgey

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Re: Liszt's birthday - some pieces
Reply #1 on: October 23, 2018, 12:00:59 AM
Happy 207th birthday to Franz Liszt.  Great performances!  Thanks for sharing.

Offline ronde_des_sylphes

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Re: Liszt's birthday - some pieces
Reply #2 on: October 23, 2018, 11:53:45 AM
Thanks :) The Rienzi in particular is so pianistically written. It sounds very flashy but isn't actually super difficult.
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