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Au bord d’une source – played by Liszt’s pupil

Here is another beautiful water piece from the Swiss Year of Pilgrimage, and one which was revised after it first appeared in the Album d’un voyageur. The German literary quote attached is by Schiller, and translates: ‘In murmuring coolness the play of young … Continue reading

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Au lac de Wallenstadt – Liszt

‘The shores of the lake of Wallenstadt  kept us for a long time. Franz wrote there for me a melancholy harmony, imitative of the sigh of the waves and the cadence of oars, which I have never been able to hear without … Continue reading

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