The Liszt Companion

Author note: Ben Arnold [Editor]

Franz Liszt is such a lot recognized for his compositions for piano and orchestra, yet his effect can be robust in chamber song, choral track, and orchestral transcriptions. This new selection of essays provides a scholarly evaluate of the entire composer's paintings, delivering the main entire and present therapy of either his oeuvre and the vast volume of secondary literature written approximately it. very hot critics and students write for either a common and educational viewers, protecting all of Liszt's significant compositions in addition to the overlooked gem stones stumbled on between his choral and chamber works.

Following an overview of the subject's existence, The Liszt significant other is going directly to element Liszt's serious reception within the German press, his writings and letters, his piano and orchestral works, his missed secular choral works, and his significant organ compositions. additionally explored listed here are his little-known chamber items and his songs. An exhaustive bibliography and index of works finish the quantity. This paintings will either elucidate points of Liszt's most renowned paintings and revive curiosity in these items that deserve and require better attention.

“...notable for its completeness and its currency....even specialists may well locate new info the following. a superb bibliography rounds out the quantity. As a precis of up to date Liszt scholarship, this booklet is crucial, and it is strongly recommended to all libraries.”– Choice

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20. Franz Liszts Briefe an seine Mutter, trans, (into German) and ed. La Mara [Marie Lipsius] (Leipzig: Breitkopf & Hartel, 1918). 102 letters 1827-1866. 21. Franz Liszt: Briefwechsel mit seiner Mutter, ed. Klara Hamburger (Eisenstadt: Amt der Burgenlandischen Landesregierung, 2000). 204 letters 1827-1866. Reviewed by Charles Suttoni, JALS 49 (Spring 2001). 22. Correspondance de Liszt et de sa fille Madame tlmile Ollivier, 1842-1862, ed. Daniel Ollivier (Paris: Grasset, 1936). 179 letters. 23. Franz Liszt, Lettres a Cosima et a Daniela, ed.

2 vols. 16. " in Bela feartok, Essays, selected and ed. Benjamin Suchoff (London: Faber & Faber, 1976), 206-223. 17. Franz Liszt, "Sur Paganini, a propos de sa mort," Revue et Gazette Musicale de Paris, 23 August 1840. (trans. C. ) 18. Charles Suttoni, "Liszt Correspondence in Print: An Expanded, Annotated Bibliography," JALS 25 (January-June 1989). It cites some 700 books and articles that present letters written by or to Liszt. 19. Charles Suttoni, "Liszt Correspondence in Print: A Supplementary Bibliography," JALS 46 (Fall 1999).

Daniel Ollivier (Paris: Grasset, 1933-1934) 2 vols. ca. 570 letters 1834-1864. 27. Ernest Newman, The Man Liszt (New York: Scribner's, 1935) is the most flagrant misuse of this correspondence, and a concerned reader should seek out the severe rebuke of his methods by Carl Engel, Musical Quarterly 21 (1935): 230-240. 28. Suttoni, "Liszt and Madame d'Agoult: A Reappraisal," Liszt and His World, ed. Michael Saffle (Stuyvesant, NY: Pendragon, 1998), 23-29. 29. Correspondance de Liszt et de la comtesse d'Agoult, 2:375.

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