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Liszt, Franz Syllabification: Liszt, Franz

Definition of Liszt, Franz in English:

(1811–86), Hungarian composer and pianist. He was a key figure in the romantic movement; many of his piano compositions combine lyricism with great technical complexity, while his 12 symphonic poems 1848–58 created a new musical form.


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  • Contemporary orchestral works are often commissioned as opening pieces for concerts, so it seems to be popular to use a variation of the Lisztian tone poem as the basic form of the piece.
  • The piano language is very Lisztian, giving ample scope to the soloist to display his virtuosic skills.
  • The symphony is a typical mixture of Lisztian rhetoric and inspiration.
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