Franz Liszt

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Franz Liszt, T.O.S.F. (German: [fʁant͡s lɪst]; Hungarian: Liszt Ferencz; October 22, 1811 – July 31, 1886), in modern use Liszt Ferenc (Hungarian pronunciation: [list ˈfɛrɛnt͡s]); from 1859 to 1867 officially Franz Ritter von Liszt, was a 19th-century Hungarian composer, virtuoso pianist, conductor, teacher and Franciscan tertiary.

Liszt gained renown in Europe during the early nineteenth century for his virtuosic skill as a pianist. He was said by his contemporaries to have been the most technically advanced pianist of his age, and in the 1840s he was considered to be the greatest pianist of all time. Liszt was also a well-known and influential composer, piano teacher and conductor. He was a benefactor to other composers, including Richard Wagner, Hector Berlioz, Camille Saint-Saëns, Edvard Grieg and Alexander Borodin.

As a composer, Liszt was one of the most prominent representatives of the "Neudeutsche Schule" ("New German School"). He left behind an extensive and diverse body of work in which he influenced his forward-looking contemporaries and anticipated some 20th-century ideas and trends. Some of his most notable contributions were the invention of the symphonic poem, developing the concept of thematic transformation as part of his experiments in musical form and making radical departures in harmony. He also played an important role in popularizing a wide array of music by transcribing it for piano.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2011 Me: On Wings of Song Konstantin Scherbakov 1
2011 ClassicalRock ClassicalRock 1
2011 Muzica Regelui (The King's Music) Various Artists 1
2012 Alexis Weissenberg: The Champagne Pianist Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Mussorgsky, Rachmaninov, Chopin, Prokofiev, Schumann; Alexis Weissenberg 1
2012 Precipitando Dénes Várjon 1
2012 Fantasia Yuja Wang 4 1
2012 Perspectives Roger McVey 1
2012 Guitarra Clásica Española Various Artists 1
2012 Diabelli Variations Ludwig van Beethoven 1
2012 Live from Lugano 2011 Martha Argerich and Friends 1
2012 Stephen Hough's French Album Stephen Hough 1
2012 Complete Organ Music Peeter Süda; Ines Maidre 1
2012 Alfred Cortot Anniversary Edition Alfred Cortot 1
2013 Charles Baudelaire le musicien Various Artists 1
2014 If You Could Read My Mind Various Artists 1
2014 Motherland Khatia Buniatishvili 1
2014 Schubert Schubert; Bertrand Chamayou 1
200 Greatest Classics, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
Accordiorama (Hohner Accordion Symphony Orchestra) Various Artists 1
Awadagin Pratt: A Long Way from Normal Various Artists 1
Bartók Recordings from Private Collections Various Artists 2
Celebration Series, 2nd Edition: Repertoire & Studies 9 (recording of the Official Examination Repertoire and Studies of The Royal Conservatory of Music) Various Artists 1
Clásicos románticos para piano Ricardo Peñalver 1
Favourite Piano Classics Various Artists 1
Fireworks Various Artists 1
Franz Liszt Les Préludes, P.I. Tschaikowsky Capriccio italien, op 45 Various Artists 1
Franz Liszt Ungarische Rhapsodie Nr. 2 und Nr. 1, Franz Schmidt Zwischenspiel aus "Notre Dame", Amilcare Ponchielli Tanz der Stunden (Sonja Anschütz) Various Artists 1
Fugitive Visions Ivan Ilić 1
Für Elise (feat. piano: Lars Roos) Lars Roos 1
J.S. Bach, Beethoven, Liszt (feat. piano: Yoon Ju Lee) Yoon Ju Lee 1
Klassisches Tanzvergnügen Max Greger & His Orchestra 1
Legendary Van Cliburn: The Complete Album Collection Van Cliburn 1
Leichte Klassik - Klavier-Hits Various Artists 1
Les Grands Classiques du Piano Various Artists 1
Lifescapes: Classical Piano Various Artists 1
Liszt Various Artists 1
Liszt / Schumann / Grieg Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli 1
Lover's Adagios Various Artists 1
Masterpieces for Organ David Hill 1
Mercury Living Presence: The Collector's Edition (CDs 11–21) Various Artists 1
Music for a Romantic Mood Various Artists 1
Music from Midnight Mass at Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral Various Artists 1
Music of the Romantic Period Various Artists 1
Pianisti 10 e lode (Stefano Severini, Alì Hireche, Roberto Plano) Various Artists 1
Piano Concertos (Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra feat. conductor: Dmitri Kitajenko, piano: Leif Ove Andsnes) Various Artists 1
Piano in Live Performance (Alexander Tselyakov) Various Artists 1
Piano Performances (Diana Tkachenko) Various Artists 1
Piano Repertoire: Level 10 Diane Hidy 1
Pieces of a Dream Wibi Soerjadi 1
Pot-Pourri, Volume 2 Various Artists 1

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