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PianistSk8er
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 17, 2004 10:44 pm    Post subject: Favorite Liszt works? Reply with quote

Mine would have to be ...

- Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2

- Chant-Polonaise No. 5

- Auf Dem Wasser Zu Singen Confused

- Lovedream No. 3 (the cliché)


What are yours?
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 17, 2004 10:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

6th Transcendental Etude, Vision & Les Preludes (both someone similar compositions, actually)
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 17, 2004 10:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sohcahtoa wrote:
6th Transcendental Etude, Vision & Les Preludes (both someone similar compositions, actually)


I find that quite a few of his compositions seem extremely similar in some places, sometimes as if some parts are just in different keys. But that could just be me.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 17, 2004 10:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh yeah. I was noting that my two faves were quite similar to each other in their remarkable style of build-up towards the climax, similar colour textures etc. Remarkable.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 17, 2004 11:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh boy...
Transcendental Etude No. 1 (Prelude)
Transcendental Etude No. 4 (Mazeppa)
Transcendental Etude No. 8 (Wilde Jagd)
Transcendental Etude No. 10
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 7
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 15
Grand Galop Chromatique
Piano Concerto No. 1
Paganini Etude No. 3 (La Campanella)
Paganini Etude No. 5 (La Chasse)
Paganini Etude No. 6 (24th Caprice)
Sonata in B Minor
Rhapsody Espagnole
Gnomenreigen
Un Sospiro
Liebestraume No. 3
Consolation No. 2

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Der Erlkonig
Danse Macabre
Overture to William Tell
Beethoven Symphonies
Mendelssohn's Wedding March
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 18, 2004 12:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A lot of the stuff posted already, but...let's see what I can come up with on the top of my head:
A majority of the transcendental etudes, particularly no.'s 3, 4, 5, 7, 10, and 12
Gnomenreigen/Waldesrauschen
Paganini etudes except for no. 2, which I don't understand at all
Benediction of God in Solitutde
Funerailles
The Two Legends
Dante Sonata
Les Jeux d'eau a la Villa d'Este
Valse Oubilee no. 1 and Valse Impromptu (they often seem to go together--the famous ones)
1st Polonaise in C minor
2nd Ballade
HR's no. 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 15, and definitely 19 (I prefer Cziffra's transcription for no. 19)
Concerto no. 2 in A major
Hungarian Fantasy for Strings and Piano
Totentanz
Grand Galop Chromatique
La Clochette Fantasy (admittedly one of the less musical pieces out there....*ahem*)
Fantasy and Fugue on the name BACH
Beethoven Symphony Transcriptions
Reminisces de Norma
Saint-Saens' Danse Macabre
Infernal Waltz (Robert le Diable)
Schubert March Transcriptions and Erlkonig
And probably a few others..

Call me shallow if you will, but I'm a huge Liszt fan----that is, as long as the performer is up to it.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 18, 2004 5:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'll try and limit myself..

Rhapsodie Espagnole
Jeux d'eau
Most TEs and PEs, especially Arpeggio and La Chasse. And Harmonies du Soir.
All the Hungarian Rhapsodies but especially no.9 and 11
His PC no.1
Reminisces de Norma
Tarentelle

And most of the rest of his works. Except Nuages Gris.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 18, 2004 7:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Sonata and as a whole the Années de Pèlèrinage.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2004 2:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Of what I have heard:

TE's no.2,4,11,12
Liebestruame's no.1 and 3
HR no.2, 6, 12
PC1 and 2
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2004 1:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow, how many CDs do you all actually have?
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2004 1:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Too many! Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2004 3:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

An!ma` wrote:
The Sonata and as a whole the Années de Pèlèrinage.


For me too! Smile
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 28, 2004 10:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't know what it is about Liszt but I never think to learn any of his pieces. Yet, I do enjoy listening to them. I love the Gondola pieces....very dark and creepy almost. And Totentanz....hehe this piece is awesome.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2004 11:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hmm, I too have many favourites but this is it briefly:

-Piano Concerto No. 2
-Symphonic Poem No. 6: Mazeppa
-Eine Faust Symphonie (Or something like that)
-Transcendental Etudes 2, 8, 10 and 11
-All of the late quasi-atonal pieces
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 05, 2004 3:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I just love Totentanz...and all of his Hungarian Rhapsodies, even if they are a bit similar. La Campanella and Nuages Gris also stick out.
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