Liszt, Franz

Doborján, Raiding 1811 - Bayereut 1886

 

Biography

 

 

 

Orchestral music

 

Piano and orchestra:

» MIDI | Concerto for piano and string instruments in e minor, S 121, LW H1, Malédiction

Sequences by © Antonio Laviano

 

» MIDI | Fantasie über ungarische Volksmelodien (Hungarian Fantasy, Fantasia on Hungarian Folk melodies, Fantasie über ungarische Volksmelodien), S 123 (1852)

Sequence by © Antonio Laviano

 

» MIDI | Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, S 124 (1830 [theme], 1849)
» MIDI | Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, S 124 (1830 [theme], 1849, transcription for solo piano) *

Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, S 124 (1830 [theme], 1849, transcription for solo piano) °
» MIDI | 1-2. Allegro maestoso, attacca: Quasi Adagio
» MIDI | 3. Allegretto vivace
» MIDI | 4. Allegro marziale animato. Presto

Sequence by © Dario Galimberti

 

* Ampico (live) recording, piano: Marguerite Volavy

 

° Live (quality) by © Robert Finley

 

Piano Concerto No. 2 in A major, S 125 (1839-40, 1861, arrangement for two pianos)
» MIDI | 1. Adagio sostenuto assai
» MIDI | 2. Allegro agitato assai
» MIDI | 3. Tempo del andante, Allegro moderato
» MIDI | 4. Allegro deciso
» MIDI | 5. Un poco piu mosso

Sequences by © Segundo G. Yogore

 

» MIDI | Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 2 in A major, S 125, LW H6 (1839-1840, 1861)

Sequences by © Antonio Laviano

 

» MIDI | Piano Concerto  for piano and orchestra No. 3 in E flat major Op. posth., S 125a (1839)

Sequences by © Antonio Laviano

 

» MIDI | Totentanz. Paraphrase on "Dies irae." S 126 (1838, 1849, 1853, 1859)

Sequences by © Antonio Laviano

 

 

Piano music

 

Etudes (see also Transcriptions):

Étude en douze exercices (Study in twelve exercises), S 136 (since 1826)
» MIDI | 1. Etude in C major
» MIDI | 2. Etude in a minor
» MIDI | 3. Etude in F major
» MIDI | 4. Etude in d minor
» MIDI | 5. Etude in B flat major
» MIDI | 6. Etude in g minor
» MIDI | 7. Etude in E flat major
» MIDI | 8. Etude in c minor
» MIDI | 9. Etude in A flat major
» MIDI | 10. Etude in f minor
» MIDI | 11. Etude in D flat major
» MIDI | 12. Etude in b flat minor

Sequences by © Segundo G. Yogore

 

Douze grandes études [second version, 12 pieces], S 137 (1837)
» MIDI | 1. Etude in c minor
» MIDI | 2. Etude in a minor
» MIDI | 3. Etude in F major
» MIDI | 4. Etude in d minor
» MIDI | 5. Etude in B flat major
» MIDI | 6. Etude in g minor

Sequences by © Segundo G. Yogore

 

Douze Études d'exécution transcendante (Transcendental Etudes), S 139 (1852)
» MIDI | 1. Etude Transcendante in C Major, Preludio °
» MIDI | 4. Etude Transcendante in d minor,  Mazeppa
» MIDI | 9. Etude Transcendante in A flat major,  Ricordanza (Remembrance) *

 

Red T100 Welte (live) recording, piano: Erwin Nyiregyhazi
* Ampico (live) recording, piano: Max Landow
° Sequence by © Antonio Laviano

 

Études d'exécution transcendante d'après Paganini, S 140/141 (1838, 1851)
» MIDI | 3. Paganini-Etude in B major, La Campanella
» MIDI | 3. Paganini-Etude in B major, La Campanella *
» MIDI | 3. Paganini-Etude in B major, La Campanella °

 

Red T100 Welte (live) recording, piano: Ferruccio Busoni
* Ampico (live) recording, piano: Maurice (?) Dumesnil
° Sequence by © Antonio Laviano

 

Trois Études de concert, S 144 (1848?)
» MIDI | 1. Etude de concert in A flat major, Il Lamento ^
» MIDI | 2. Etude de concert in f minor, La leggierezza
» MIDI | 2. Etude de concert in f minor, La leggierezza ^
» MIDI | 3. Etude de concert in D flat major, Un sospiro *
» MIDI | 3. Etude de concert in D flat major, Un sospiro °
» MIDI | 3. Etude de concert in D flat major, Un sospiro **
» MIDI | 3. Etude de concert in D flat major, Un sospiro °°
» MIDI | 3. Etude de concert in D flat major, Un sospiro ^

 

Ampico (live) recording, piano: Leopold Godowsky

* Duo-Art (live) recording, piano: Carl Riemenschneider
° Ampico (live) recording, piano: Mischa Levitski
** Red T100 Welte (live) recording, piano: Frederic Lamond
°° Ampico (live) recording, piano: Olga Steeb
^ Sequences by © Segundo G. Yogore

 

Zwei Konzertetüden (Concert Etudes), S 145 (1862-63)
» MIDI | 1. Gnomenreigen (Dance of the Gnomes)
» MIDI | 1. Gnomenreigen (Dance of the Gnomes) *
» MIDI | 2. Waldesrauschen in D major *

 

Ampico (live) recording, piano: Ferruccio Busoni
* Sequences by © Segundo G. Yogore

 

 

Various original works:

» MIDI | Variation on a Waltz by Diabelli, S 147 (1822)

Sequence by © Eric Halstead

 

Album d'un voyageur, S 156 (1835-38)
» MIDI | 3.10. Improvisata sur le Ranz des vaches
» MIDI | 3.11. Un soir dans les montagnes - Nocturne pastorale
» MIDI | 3.12. Rondeau sur le Ranz des chevres

Sequences by © Segundo G. Yogore

 

Annees de pelerinage: Premiere annee: Suisse, S 160 (1848-55)
» MIDI | 1. La Chapelle de Guillaume Tell
» MIDI | 2. Au Lac de Wallenstadt
» MIDI | 3. Pastorale
» MIDI | 4. Au Bord d'un Source
» MIDI | 4. Au Bord d'une Source *
» MIDI | 5. Orage
» MIDI | 6. Vallee d'Obermann
» MIDI | 7. Eglogue
» MIDI | 8. La Mal du Pays
» MIDI | 9. Les Cloches de Geneve

Sequences by © Segundo G. Yogore

 

* 88 notes roll recording, piano: Moses Boguslowski

 

Annees de Pelerinage, Deuxieme Annee: Italie, S 161 (1839-49)
» MIDI | 1. Sposalizio
» MIDI | 2. Il Penseroso
» MIDI | 3. Canzonetta del Salvator Rosa
» MIDI | 4. Sonetto No. 47 del Petrarca
» MIDI | 5. Sonetto No. 104 del Petrarca
» MIDI | 6. Sonetto No. 123 del Petrarca
» MIDI | 7. Sonata: Apres un Lecture du Dante

Sequences by © Segundo G. Yogore

 

Annees de Pelerinage, Supplément: Venezia e Napoli, S 162 (1860)
» MIDI | 1. Gondoliera
» MIDI | 2. Canzone
» MIDI | 3. Tarantella
» MIDI | 3. Tarantella *

Sequences by © Segundo G. Yogore

 

* Ampico (live) recording, piano: Edith Friedman

 

Annees de Pelerinage, Troisieme Annee, S 163 (1867-77)
» MIDI | 1. Angelus! Priere aux Anges Gardiens
» MIDI | 2. Aux Cypres de la Villa d'Este, Threnodie - Version I
» MIDI | 3. Aux Cypres de la Villa d'Este, Threnodie - Version II
» MIDI | 4. Les Jeux d'Eau a la Villa d'Este
» MIDI | 5. Sunt Lacrymae Rerum
» MIDI | 6. Marche Funebre
» MIDI | 7. Sursum Corda

Sequences by © Segundo G. Yogore

 

Ballades:

» MIDI | Ballade No. 1 in D flat (Le chant du croisé), S 170 (1845-48)

 

Ampico (live) recording, piano: Erwin Nyiregyhazi

 

Minor Works:

Consolations (Six Penseés poétiques), S 172 (1849-50)
» MIDI | 1. Consolation
» MIDI | 2. Consolation
» MIDI | 3. Consolation
» MIDI | 4. Consolation
» MIDI | 5. Consolation
» MIDI | 6. Consolation

Sequences by © Eric Halstead
Sheet music (PDF) available for subscribers!

 

Music of sacred inspiration and late works:

Harmonies poetiques et religieuses (second version), S 173 (1845-52)
» MIDI | 3. Benediction de Dieu dans la solitude
» MIDI | 3. Benediction de Dieu dans la solitude

 

Duo-Art (live) recording, piano: Alexander Siloti
* Sequences by © Segundo G. Yogore

 

Deux Légendes, S 175 (1862-63)
» MIDI | 1. St. François d'Assise. La Prédication aux oiseaux (Preaching to the Birds)

Sequences by © Segundo G. Yogore

 

Weihnachtsbaum (The Christmas tree), S 186 (1875-76)
» MIDI | 1. Psallite:Altes Weihnachtslied (An Old Christmas Carol)
» MIDI | 2. O heilige Nacht!: Weihnachtslied nach einer alten Weise (O Holy Night)
» MIDI | 3. Die Hirten an der Krippe (In dulci jubilo) (The Shepherds at the Manger
» MIDI | 4. Adeste fideles: Gleichsam als Marsch der heiligen drei Konig (March of the Three Wise Men of the East)
» MIDI | 5. Scherzoso: Man zundet die Kerzen des Baumes an (Ancient Provencal Christmas Carol)
» MIDI | 6. Carillon (Evening Bells)
» MIDI | 7. Schlummerlied (Lighting Candles)
» MIDI | 8. Altes provenzalisches Weihnachtslied (Carillon)
» MIDI | 9. Abendglocken (Slumber Song)
» MIDI | 10. Ehemals! (Formerly)
» MIDI | 11. Ungarisch (Hungarian)
» MIDI | 12. Polnisch (In Polish Manner)

Sequences by © Eric Halstead

 

» MIDI | Nuages gris (Trube Wolken), S 199 (1881)

Free sheet music collection of the W. Icking Archive, © Pierre Gouin

 

Great works:

» MIDI | Sonata in b minor, S 178, R 21 (1852-53)

 

Live (quality) by © Robert Finley

 

» MIDI | Sonata in b minor, S 178, R 21 (1852-53)
» MIDI | Sonata in b minor, S 178, R 21 * (1852-53)

Sequence by © Dario Galimberti
* Sequences by © Bunji Hisamori

 

Liebestraume:

Liebesträume. Drei Notturnos, S 541 (ca. 1850)
» MIDI | 1. Liebesträume (Nocturne) *
» MIDI | 2. Liebesträume (Nocturne) ***
» MIDI | 3. Liebesträume (Nocturne) °
» MIDI | 3. Liebesträume (Nocturne) **
» MIDI | 3. Liebesträume (Nocturne) °°

 

* ? (live) recording, piano: Otto Higel
° Ampico (live) recording, piano: Leo Ornstein
** Ampico (live) recording, piano: Josef Lhevinne
*** Red T100 Welte (live) recording, piano: Eugene d'Albert

 

°° Live (quality) by © Katsuhiro Oguri

 

Work in dance form:

» MIDI | Grande valse di bravura [first version of S214/1] 'Le bal de Berne', S 209 (1835)
» MIDI | Valse-Impromptu, S 213(a?) (1850, 1880?)

Sequences by © Segundo G. Yogore

 

» MIDI | Bagatelle sans tonalité, S 216a (1885)

Free sheet music collection of the W. Icking Archive, © Pierre Gouin

 

Works on national Themes:

Rapsodie hongroises (Hungarian Rhapsodies), S 244 (1846-86)

» MIDI | 2. Rapsodie hongroise (Hungarian Rhapsody) in c sharp minor *
» MIDI | 2. Rapsodie hongroise (Hungarian Rhapsody) in c sharp minor °
» MIDI | 2. Rapsodie hongroise (Hungarian Rhapsody) in c sharp minor **
» MIDI | 2. Rapsodie hongroise (Hungarian Rhapsody) in c sharp minor °°

 

* Ampico (live) recording, piano: Adriano Ariani
° Welte Licensee (live) recording, piano: Richard Singer
** Duo-Art (live) recording, piano: Ignace Paderewski
°° Red T100 Welte (live) recording, piano: Yolanda Mero

 

» MIDI | 6. Rapsodie hongroise (Hungarian Rhapsody) in D flat major
» MIDI | 6. Rapsodie hongroise (Hungarian Rhapsody) in D flat major *

Sequence by © Antonio Laviano
* Sequences by © Segundo G. Yogore

 

» MIDI | 8. Rapsodie hongroise (Hungarian Rhapsody) in f sharp minor *
» MIDI | 8. Rapsodie hongroise (Hungarian Rhapsody) in f sharp minor °
» MIDI | 8. Rapsodie hongroise (Hungarian Rhapsody) in f sharp minor **
» MIDI | 8. Rapsodie hongroise (Hungarian Rhapsody) in f sharp minor °°

 

* Welte Licensee (live) recording, piano: Elly Ney
° Ampico (live) recording, piano: Ethyl Leginska
** Duo-Art (live) recording, piano: Beryl Rubinstein
°° Sequences by © Segundo G. Yogore

 

» MIDI | 9. Rapsodie hongroise (Hungarian Rhapsody) in E flat major, Le carnaval de Pest

 

Ampico (live) recording, piano: Edith Friedheim

 

» MIDI | 10. Rapsodie hongroise (Hungarian Rhapsody) in E major
» MIDI | 10. Rapsodie hongroise (Hungarian Rhapsody) in E major *

 

Ampico (live) recording, piano: Hans Barth
* Red T100 Welte (live) recording, piano: Alfred Reisenauer

 

» MIDI | 12. Rapsodie hongroise (Hungarian Rhapsody) in c sharp minor
» MIDI | 12. Rapsodie hongroise (Hungarian Rhapsody) in c sharp minor
» MIDI | 12. Rapsodie hongroise (Hungarian Rhapsody) in c sharp minor

 

* Welte Licensee (live) recording, piano: Bernhard Stavenhagen
° Ampico (live) recording, piano: Arthur Rubinstein
** Ampico (live) recording, piano: Marguerite Volavy

 

» MIDI | 16. Rapsodie hongroise (Hungarian Rhapsody) in a minor

Sequence by © Antonio Laviano

 

» MIDI | 17. Rapsodie hongroise (Hungarian Rhapsody)  No. 17 in d minor, S 244

Sequences by © Segundo G. Yogore

 

Lieder and Chorals:

» MIDI | Die Lorelie (Heine), S 273 (1841)
» MIDI | Die Lorelie (Heine), S 273 (1841) *

 

Red T100 Welte or * Ampico (live) recording, piano: Josef Lhevinne

 

 

Arrangements, Transcriptions, Fantasies, Operatic transcriptions, Paraphrases...

 

Gaetano Donizetti:

» MIDI | Grande paraphrase sur la marche de Giuseppe Donizetti composee pour sa majeste le Sultan Abdul Medjid-Khan, S 403 (1847-48)

 

Ampico (live) recording, piano: Dr. Cornelius Rybner

 

Giuseppe Verdi

» MIDI | Rigoletto, Paraphrase de Concert, S 434 (1859)

 

Ampico (live) recording, piano: Ferruccio Busoni

 

Richard Wagner

Zwei (2) Stücke aus Tannhäuser und Lohengrin, S 445 (1852)
» MIDI | 1. Einzug der Gast auf der Wartburg (aus Tannhauser) *
» MIDI | 1. Einzug der Gast auf der Wartburg (aus Tannhauser) °
» MIDI | 2. Elsas Brautzug zum Munster (aus Lohengrin) **

 

* Ampico (live) recording, piano: Benno Moiseiwitsch
° Ampico (live) recording, piano: Josef Hoofmann
** Sequence by © Mark Clements

 

» MIDI • Pilgerchor from Wagner's Tannhäuser, S 676 (1860)

Sequences by © Segundo G. Yogore

 

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Johann Sebastian Bach:

Sheet music (PDF) available for subscribers!

Sechs Praeludien und Fugen für Orgel, S 462 (1850)
» MIDI | Praludien und Fugen in a minor (ex BWV 543)
» MIDI | Praludien und Fugen in b minor (ex BWV 544)
» MIDI | Praludien und Fugen in C major (ex BWV 545)
» MIDI | Praludien und Fugen in c minor (ex BWV 546)
» MIDI | Praludien und Fugen in C major (ex BWV 547)
» MIDI | Praludien und Fugen in e minor (ex BWV 548)

Sequences by © Warren Pepperdine

 

» MIDI | Prelude after a theme from Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen by J. S. Bach (1859)

Sequences by © Bunji Hisamori

 

Ludwig van Beethoven:

Symphony No. 1 in C major (Op. 21), S 464 (1863-64, ex 1799-1800)
» MIDI | 1. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio
» MIDI | 2. Andante cantabile con moto
» MIDI | 3. Minuetto - Trio - Allegro molto e vivace
» MIDI | 4. Allegro molto e vivace

Symphony No. 2 in D major (Op. 36), S 464 (1863-64, ex 1801-02)
» MIDI | 1. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio
» MIDI | 2. Larghetto
» MIDI | 3. Scherzo - Allegro
» MIDI | 4. Allegro molto

Symphony No. 3 in E flat major (Op. 55), S 464, 'Eroica' (1863-64, ex 1803-04)
» MIDI | 1. Allegro con brio
» MIDI | 2. Marcia funebre: Adagio assai
» MIDI | 3. Scherzo: Allegro vivace
» MIDI | 4. Finale: Allegro molto

Symphony No. 4 in B flat major (Op. 60), S 464 (1863-64, ex 1806)
» MIDI | 1. Adagio, Allegro vivace
» MIDI | 2. Adagio
» MIDI | 3. Allegro vivace
» MIDI | 4. Allegro ma non troppo

Symphony No. 5 in c minor (Op. 67), S 464 (1863-64, ex 1804-08)
» MIDI | 1. Allegro con brio
» MIDI | 2. Andante con moto
» MIDI | 3-4. Scherzo Allegro, Allegro

Symphony No. 6 in F major (Op. 68), S 464 (1863-64, ex 1806-08)
» MIDI | 1. Awakening of Cheerful Feelings on Arriving in the Country
» MIDI | 2. Scene at the Brook
» MIDI | 3-4-5. Merry Meeting of Country Folk. Thunderstrom. Tempest. Song of the Shepherds

Symphony No. 7 in A major (Op. 92), S 464 (1863-64, ex 1811-12)
» MIDI | Poco sostenuto
» MIDI | 2. Allegretto
» MIDI | 3. Presto
» MIDI | 4. Allegro con brio

Symphony No. 8 in F major (Op. 93), S 464 (1863-64, ex 1812)
» MIDI | 1. Allegro vivace e con brio
» MIDI | 2. Allegretto scherzando
» MIDI | 3. Tempo di Menuetto
» MIDI | 4. Allegro vivace

Symphony No. 9 in d minor (Op. 125), S 464 (1863-64)
» MIDI | Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso
» MIDI | Molto vivace
» MIDI | Adagio molto e cantabile
» MIDI | Presto - O Freunde, nicht diese Töne!

Symphony No. 9 in d minor (Op. 125), S 464 (1863-64) *
» MIDI | Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso
» MIDI | Molto vivace
» MIDI | Adagio molto e cantabile
» MIDI | Presto - O Freunde, nicht diese Töne!

Sequences by © Segundo G. Yogore
* Sequences by © Warren Pepperdine

 

Fryderyk Chopin:

Six chants polonais, S 480 (ex Op. 74) (1847-60)
» MIDI | Chant in G major, Op. 74 No. 1, Zyczenie
» MIDI | Chant in F sharp major, Op. 74 No. 5, Mes joies *
» MIDI | Chant in F sharp major, Op. 74 No. 5, Mes joies °

 

Red T100 Welte (live) recording, piano: Alfred Reisenauer
* Ampico (live) recording, piano: Leopold Godowsky
° Ampico (live) recording, piano: Victor Wittgenstein

 

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy:

» MIDI | Hochzeitsmarsch und Elfenreigen aus dem Sommernachtstraum (A Midsummer Night's Dream), S 410 (1847-50)

Sequence by © Eric Halstead

 

Sieben Lieder (from Opp. 19, 34, 47) S 547 (1840)
» MIDI | 1. Auf Flugeln des Gesanges (On wings of song)
» MIDI | 1. Auf Flugeln des Gesanges (On wings of song) *
» MIDI | 1. Auf Flugeln des Gesanges (On wings of song) °

 

Welte Licensee (live) recording, piano: Emil Sauer
* Ampico (live) recording, piano: Josef Lhevinne
° Sequences by © Segundo G. Yogore

 

Gioacchino Rossini:

» MIDI | Ouverture de l'opéra Guillaume Tell, S 552 (1838)
» MIDI | Ouverture de l'opéra Guillaume Tell, S 552 (1838) *

 

Duo-Art (live) recording, piano: Erno Rapee
* Sequences by © Segundo G. Yogore

 

Camille Saint-Saens:

» MIDI | Danse macabre Op. 40, S 555 (1876)

 

88 notes roll recording, piano: ?

 

Franz Schubert:

Wandererfantasie (Grosse Fantasie), S 565a (ca. 1868)
» MIDI | 1. Allegro con fuoco ma non troppo
» MIDI | 2. Adagio
» MIDI | 3. Presto
» MIDI | 4. Allegro

The original version by Franz Schubert

Sequences by © Segundo G. Yogore

 

Lieder [Songs] by Franz Schubert

 

Franz Liszt:

» MIDI | Marche de Rákóczy, S 608 (ex 117) (1870 [ex 1865])

Free sheet music collection of the W. Icking Archive, © Pierre Gouin

 

» MIDI | Totentanz. Paraphrase on "Dies irae, solo piano version, S 525 (1865)

 

Trascriptions by other Composers:

Fantasie und Fuge über den Choral Ad nos ad salutarem undam [Fantasie, Adagio and Fugue, choral by Meyerbeer], for organ (1850)
» MIDI | Ad nos, ad salutarem undam, Fantasy and Fugue (F. Busoni's arrangement of Liszts arrangement of the 1st act Anabaptist hymn from Meyerbeers Le Prophete)

Sequences by © Warren Pepperdine

 

» MIDI | Grand galop chromatique, S 219 (Antonio Laviano orchestration)

Sequence by © Antonio Laviano

 

 

Choral music

 

Sacred choral music:

Hungarian Coronation Mass, S 11 (1866-67)
» MIDI | Benedictus
» MIDI | Offertorium
» MIDI | Hosannah!

Sequences by © Paul Blondel

 

» MIDI | Ave Maria, S 20 (1846, 1848)
» MIDI | Pater noster, S 21 (1860)
» MIDI | O salutaris hostia, S 40 (1869?)
» MIDI | Tantum ergo, S 42 (1822)
» MIDI | Ave Verum corpus, S 44 (1871) *

Masses collection by © Manfred Hößl
* Collection by © cipoo.net (under Free Art License). Read more.