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Reflections on Liszt

Author: Alan Walker
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In a series of essays that tell us much not only about the phenomenon that was Franz Liszt but also about the musical and cultural life of nineteenth-century Europe, Alan Walker muses on aspects of Liszt's life and work that he was unable to explore in his biography of the great composer and pianist. Topics include Liszt's contributions to the Lied, the lifelong impact of his encounter with Beethoven, his influence  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Franz Liszt; Franz Liszt; Franz Liszt; Franz Liszt; Franz Liszt
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Walker
ISBN: 0801443636 9780801443633 9780801477584 0801477581
OCLC Number: 57349094
Description: xvii, 277 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Beethoven's Weihekuss revisited --
Liszt and the Beethoven symphonies --
Liszt and the Schubert song transcriptions --
Schumann, Liszt, and the C major fantasie, op. 17 : a study in declining relationships --
Liszt and his pupils : three character sketches --
Liszt's Sonata in B minor --
Liszt and the Lied --
Liszt as editor --
Liszt's technical studies : some thoughts and afterthoughts --
Liszt the writer : on music and musicians --
Epilogue : an open letter to Franz Liszt.
Responsibility: Alan Walker.
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"No one knows more about Franz Liszt than Alan Walker."-Malcolm Bowie, Times Literary Supplement In a series of lively essays that tell us much not only about the phenomenon that was Franz Liszt but  Read more...


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"The collection of essays is a sort of appendix to Alan Walker's three-volume biography of Liszt. That was not a study of the music, though it commented selectively on the music as part of the Read more...

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