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    The Life of Franz Liszt (the Romantic Time Period) By: Alanna Hallacy Table of Contents Chapter 1: About franz liszt Chapter 2: Franz’s music Chapter 3: What makes his music enjoyable Chapter 1-About franz liszt Franz Liszt was born on October 22,1811 in Raiding, Austria. He died on July 31,1886 in Bayreuth,Germany. He died of pneumonia. Franz Liszt was a pianist who got his wonderful talent from his father. Franz Liszt only played piano, no contemporary instruments. His parents were Adam and Anna Liszt. Franz Liszt did not have any brothers or sisters. He did ,however, have two wives, Marie d'Agoult and Carolyne Zu Sayn- Wittgenst. Franz Liszt was introduced to the piano and started playing at age 7. By age nine, Franz…

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    Franz Liszt was a Hungarian composer, pedagogue, and virtuoso pianist. He was born on October 22, 1811 and died July 31, 1886. For many years, up through the 19th century, he was regarded as the world’s best pianist. Liszt was renowned for his unparalleled piano technique. Liszt extensively toured Europe, celebrated as the world’s best pianist. Liszt saw both fame and fortune in his career. He died in Germany due to complications from pneumonia. Liszt was born in Raiding, Austria on…

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    Mazeppa's. 100 Essay

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    100 (1851) composed by Franz Liszt is the sixth in the cycle of thirteen symphonic poems written during his time in Weimar. The composition was inspired by the tale of Ivan Mazeppa. During his studies in Paris, Franz Liszt became familiar with the works of Victor Hugo and Lord Byron, both of whom wrote poems inspired by the legend of Ivan Mazeppa. There were many attractions for the composer it that story, such as human suffering, disaster and triumph (Godfrey 2014), which he could recreate…

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    Chopin Vs Liszt

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    their influence on the future and growth of music, just who is the greatest? Whether it 's Liszt, Mozart, or Chopin who are all notoriously amazing players and composers, which one would be considered the best among those three pianists? Franz Liszt, the “youngest’ of these three was born in Hungary in 1811 and started learning piano at the young age of 7. After many years of practicing and performing in 1832 he saw Paganini, a violin virtuoso perform. This sparked his desire to become a…

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    Music Baroque Essay

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    Similar to other art forms, music is a unique form of expression which can convey emotion so strongly that it can connect to people no matter where they are from, or what their native language is. These are the six eras of music Baroque named after the traditional ornate architectural style of the time, Classical and Romantic creating composers like Berlioz, Chopin, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Liszt, and Verdi. The Medieval era, The Renaissance which signifies “rebirth” also known as the time of…

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    under the keyboard. The lever was used to move the keyboard relative to the key. The piano player was allowed to play in a recognizable key while the music sounds in an alternate key. January 1st, 1807, dates the invention of the “Cabinet Piano” by Bartolomeo Cristofori. The "Cabinet Piano" appears to be a tall box with the front covered in silk. It was very popular for quite some time. January 1st, 1808, dates the invention of the agraffe invented by Stbastien Erad. The agraffe, which enables…

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    Opus 142 Essay

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    Schumann: Schubert’s Opus 142 There are few things more subjective than music: a subjective opinion on a subjective writing about a subjective composition. This particular set of impromptus appear rather disrupted by the publisher. Discrepancies regarding performance order, genre grouping and key signature have been disputed by theorists. In his review of Schubert’s Four Impromptus for the Pianoforte, Robert Schumann recognizes both strengths and weaknesses of the works in their current state…

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    Piano Recital

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    On October 22, 2016, I had the opportunity to attended a piano recital performed by Vadym Kholodenko, the 2013 Van Cliburn gold medalist. Although I have attended many concerts before, I had never been to a piano recital. Honestly, I have to say that I did not think that I would enjoy it as much as I did. The concert began at 7:30. The stage of the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts seemed empty on that evening, due to the fact that it had nothing but a beautiful grand piano. However,…

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    one the channels used to express in this period of time, musicians of this period were able to express their inner feeling by composing music which became symbols of nationalism. By the turn of the century, with improvements in transportation, music became more universal, musicians started to tour different areas of the world, for instance, the great Russian composer Tchaikovsky presented a music festival in the brand new Carnegie hall (build in 1891) in New York City. In chapter seventeen,…

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    Scott Hicks

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    Scott Hicks is an Australian film director and screenwriter. He’s best known as the author and director of Shine. Is a 1996 Australian biographical drama film based on the life of pianist David Helfgott, who suffered a mental breakdown and spent years in institutions. It stars Geoffrey Rush, Lynn Redgrave, Noah Taylor, John Gielgud, Goodie Withers, Justin Braine, Sonia Todd, Nicholas Bell, Chris Haywood and Alex Rafalowicz. The screenplay was written by Jan Sardi, and then directed by Scott…

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