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 by some to be perhaps 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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Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
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 1
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
Classics in the Movies Various Artists 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
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
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
Rhapsodies (RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Leopold Stokowski) Various Artists 1
Rhapsodies: Liszt, Enescu, Wagner, Smetana (feat. conductor: Stokowski) Various Artists 1
Romantics Pianoworks Various Artists 1
Romantische Orgelfantasien (Florian Wilkes) Various Artists 1
Romantische Pianomuziek Various Artists 1
Schubert, Liszt, Mendelssohn - Piano works (feat. Daniel Barenboim) Various Artists 1
Schumann - Fantasy / Liszt - Trancendental Etudes (Evgeny Kissin) Various Artists 1
Schumann - Träumerei ja muuta maailman kauneinta pianomusiikkia Hui-Ying Liu, Erik T. Tawaststjerna 1
Selection of Famous Organ Works Various Artists 1
Serenade James Galway 1
Starring Romantic Classics Various Artists 1
The Christmas Album II The Taverner Choir, Consort & Players 1
The Classical Collection, Volume 1: 50 of the World's Musical Masterpieces Various Artists 1
Träumerei Daniel Barenboim 1
Twelfth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition: Joyce Yang, Silver Medalist Joyce Yang 1
Valse brillante Jean-Yves Thibaudet 1
Van Cliburn: Grieg: Concerto in A Minor / Liszt: Concerto No. 1 in E Flat Edvard Grieg 1
Welte-Mignon Piano Rolls Various Artists 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1974 The World of Joseph Cooper Compilation Joseph Cooper 1

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