Franz Liszt: The virtuoso years, 1811-1847
The first volume in Alan Walker's magisterial biography of Franz Liszt.
"You can't help but keep turning the pages, wondering how it will all turn out: and Walker's accumulated readings of Liszt's music have to be taken seriously indeed."—D. Kern Holoman, New York Review of Books
"A conscientious scholar passionate about his subject. Mr. Walker makes the man and his age come to life. These three volumes will be the definitive work to which all subsequent Liszt biographies will aspire."—Harold C. Schonberg, Wall Street Journal
"What distinguishes Walker from Liszt's dozens of earlier biographers is that he is equally strong on the music and the life. A formidable musicologist with a lively polemical style, he discusses the composer's works with greater understanding and clarity than any previous biographer. And whereas many have recycled the same erroneous, often damaging information, Walker has relied on his own prodigious, globe-trotting research, a project spanning twenty-five years. The result is a textured portrait of Liszt and his times without rival."—Elliot Ravetz, Time
"The prose is so lively that the reader is often swept along by the narrative. . . . This three-part work . . . is now the definitive work on Liszt in English and belongs in all music collections."—Library Journal
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Brilliant! Impeccably researched, engrossing to read. If you can, have YouTube or something nearby if you are not already familiar with the pieces mentioned. It makes the time and places come ... Read full review
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Very thorough.. 2 more volumes to go.
Obscurity in Paris
THE GROWING VIRTUOSO 18301834
A Riot of Pianists
Berlioz and Chopin
Liszt and Berlioz Paganinis gift of 20000 francs Liszt makes a piano arrangement of
Liszt is introduced to Countess Marie dAgoult an account of their first meeting her child
Elopement to Geneva
A visit to Nohant commences his Schubert song transcriptions Liszt plays for the weavers
Liszt and the Keyboard
The modem piano recital is created Liszts feats of memory some bad pianos Liszts
his speech of acceptance the ceremony is misunderstood beyond Hungarys borders Liszt
Berlin and St Petersburg 18411842
Nelida versus Guermann
The Beethoven Monument Unveiled in Bonn 1845
Transylvania Russia and Turkey 18461847
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