Franz Liszt

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Hungarian-born pianist and composer Liszt was a towering figure in the romantic era how was a dazzling and flamboyant piano virtuoso.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Liebesträum, notturno for piano No. 3 in A flat major ("O Lieb, so lang du lieben kannst"), S. 541/3 (LW A103/3) 1843 Keyboard
Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, S. 124 (LW H4) 1835 Concerto
Piano Sonata in B minor, S. 178 (LW A179) 1851 Keyboard
Études d'exécution transcendante (12 Transcendental Etudes), for piano, S. 139 (LW A172) 1851 Keyboard
Piano Concerto No. 2 in A major, S. 125 (LW H6) 1839 Concerto
Les Préludes, symphonic poem for orchestra, S. 97 (LW G3) 1848 Orchestral
Hungarian Rhapsodies (19), for piano, S. 244 (LW A132) 1846 Keyboard
Consolation, for piano No. 3 in D flat major "Lento placido", S. 172/3 (LW A111a/2/2) 1849 Keyboard
Totentanz, for piano & orchestra, S. 126 (LW H8) 1847 Concerto
Mephisto Waltz (I & II), for piano No. 1 (Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke), S. 514 (LW A189) 1859 Keyboard
Rigoletto: paraphrase de concert (after Verdi), for piano, S. 434 (LW A187) 1859 Keyboard
Nuages gris (Trübe Wolken), for piano, S. 199 (LW A305) 1881 Keyboard
Années de pèlerinage, 2nd Year ("Italie"), suite for piano, S. 161 (LW A55) 1838 Keyboard
Ballade, for piano No. 2 (II) in B minor, S. 171 (LW A181) 1853 Keyboard
Liebestraume (3), notturnos for piano (after songs LW N18), S. 541, LW A103 1843 Keyboard
Mephisto Waltz, for orchestra No. 1 (Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke; Episoden No. 2), S. 110/2 (LW G16/2) 1857 Orchestral
Hungarian Rhapsody, for piano No. 2 (the "original" No. 2) in C sharp minor (I & II), S. 244/2 (LW A132/2) 1847 Keyboard
Funérailles, for piano (Harmonies poétiques No. 7), S.173/7 (LW A158/7) 1848 Keyboard
Années de pèlerinage, 1st Year ("Suisse"), suite for piano, S. 160 (LW A159) 1848 Keyboard
Consolations (6), for piano, S. 172 (LW A111a/2) 1849 Keyboard
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