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Poetry on the Piano, Diablerie on the Violin – and All Hell Let Loose in the Orchestra

Other composers needing a mention when Liszt’s Etudes are discussed are Chopin, Paganini, and Berlioz. Berlioz and Liszt met in December 1830. Liszt’s enthusiasm for Berlioz’ Symphonie Fantastique was boundless; he transcribed it for solo piano, performing the transcription often, … Continue reading

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