Liszt the Progressive (Studies in the History & Interpretation of Music S. v. 72)
By: Hans Kagebeck (editor), Johan Lagerfelt (editor)Hardback
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Each Essay in this book illuminates aspects of the Symposium theme and sub-theme while encompassing Liszt's evolutionary path from the late middle ages to us. Well-documented revelations about music, the other arts, Liszt's circle, contemporary and modern historical, social, and political events, the parallel evolution of Liszt's compositional reception and the piano, all intertwine within each essay and among them.
Preface Alan Walker ix Editors' Preface xv Opening Speech Berit Lindholm 1 Franz Liszt: An Autobiographical and Virtuosic Revolution Ben Arnold 3 Schubert's and Liszt's Friend and Poet: Franz von Schober Maria Eckhardt 15 Franz Liszt Feted in Belgium in 1881 by his Former Pupils Julius Zarebski, Johanna Wenzel, Anna Falk-Mehlig and Franz Servais Malou Haine 31 Liszt and French Romanticism: His Lieder on Poems by Victor Hugo and Alfred de Musset Klara Hamburger 55 Some Aspects of the Thematic Unity of Liszt's B minor Sonata Lennart Hedwall 77 Liszt and Steinway Geraldine Keeling 89 Liszt, the Future's Musician and Man Dezso Legany 111 Liszt and Senancour: Romantic Cult Heroes Pauline Pocknell 123 Liszt and the Traditions of the Keyboard Fantasy Michael Saffle 151 Liszt in Letters to Victor Schoelcher Charles Suttoni 187 The Truth in Masquerade: Images of Franz Liszt in the Movies John C. Tibbets 209 "Tradition" and "Progress": Liszt's first Melodrama Lenore Gerhard J. Winkler 223 Franz Liszt: Wagner's Unwilling Muse Philip Wults 239 Appendix: A Selected List of Works by Franz Liszt 255 Index 259
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