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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Franz Liszt and his world.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2006
|Named Person:||Franz Liszt; Franz Liszt; Franz Liszt; Franz Liszt|
|Material Type:||Biography, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Christopher Howard Gibbs; Dana A Gooley
|ISBN:||0691129010 9780691129013 0691129029 9780691129020|
|Description:||xx, 587 p. : ill., music ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Part I. Essays. Liszt, Italy, and the Republic of the imagination / Anna Harwell Celenza ; Heine, Liszt, and the song of the future / Susan Youens ; The battle against instrumental virtuosity in the early nineteenth century / Dana Gooley ; Prophet and populace in Liszt's Beethoven cantatas / Ryan Minor ; "Just two words. Enormous success" Liszt's 1838 Vienna concerts / Christopher H. Gibbs ; Liszt, Wagner, and unfolding form : Orpheus and the gensis of Tristan und Isolde / Rainer Kleinertz ; Publishing paraphrases and creating collectors : Friedrich Hofmeister, Franz Liszt, and the technology of popularity / James Deaville --
Part II. Biographical documents. Liszt on the artist in society / introduced and translated by Ralph P. Locke ; The first biography: Joseph d'Ortigue on Franz Liszt at age twenty-three / introduced and edited by Benjamin Walton ; translated by Vincent Giroud ; Ludwig Rellstab's biographical sketch of Liszt / introduced and translated by Alan Keiler ; From the biographer's workshop : Lina Ramann's questionnaires to Liszt / introduced and annotated by Rena Charnin Mueller ; translated by Susan Hohl --
Part III. Criticism and reception. Fétis's review of the Transcendental etudes / introduced and translated by Peter Bloom ; Heinrich Heine on Liszt / selected and introduced by Rainer Kleinertz ; translated by Susan Gillespie ; Even his critics must concede : press accounts of Liszt at the Bonn Beethoven festival / selected, introduced and translated by José Antonio Bowen ; Defending Liszt : Felix Draeseke on the symphonic poems / introduced and edited by James Deaville ; translated by Susan Hohl --
Part IV. Reflections on Franz Liszt. A mirror to the nineteenth century : reflections of Franz Liszt / Leon Botstein.
|Series Title:||Bard Music Festival series.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Christopher H. Gibbs and Dana Gooley.|
"The book is eminently successful, not least because of Leon Botstein's magisterial concluding essay, which is perhaps the best summary of the composer's cultural legacy to have appeared in