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Franz Liszt:

About Franz Liszt

Franz Liszt was a pianist, composer, conductor and teacher who came up with musical innovations in all those fields. He was the first of the virtuoso performers and invented the solo recital. As one of the greatest pianists the world has ever known, Liszt was a 19th century superstar.

Music heard in this episode:

Liszt: Grand Galop Chromatique
Liszt: Liebestraum #3
Liszt: Variation on a Waltz by Diabelli
Liszt: Christus: Resurrexit
Liszt: Paganini Etude #3 "La campanella"
Liszt: Mephisto Waltz #1
Liszt: Les Préludes
Liszt: Paraphrase: Entry of the Guests from Tannhäuser
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody #2

Learn more about Franz Liszt

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This Week's Quiz

At what age did Franz Liszt perform in his first public concert?

 6

 11

 15

 21

Which musician was the first classical music superstar?

 Yo-Yo Ma

 Frederic Chopin

 Niccol Paganini

 Ludwig van Beethoven

Franz Liszt invented

 New ways of conducting

 The master class

 The symphonic poem

 All of the above

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Franz Liszt:

About Franz Liszt

Franz Liszt was a pianist, composer, conductor and teacher who came up with musical innovations in all those fields. He was the first of the virtuoso performers and invented the solo recital. As one of the greatest pianists the world has ever known, Liszt was a 19th century superstar.

Music heard in this episode:

Liszt: Grand Galop Chromatique
Liszt: Liebestraum #3
Liszt: Variation on a Waltz by Diabelli
Liszt: Christus: Resurrexit
Liszt: Paganini Etude #3 "La campanella"
Liszt: Mephisto Waltz #1
Liszt: Les Préludes
Liszt: Paraphrase: Entry of the Guests from Tannhäuser
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody #2

Learn more about Franz Liszt

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

At what age did Franz Liszt perform in his first public concert?

 6

 11

 15

 21

Which musician was the first classical music superstar?

 Yo-Yo Ma

 Frederic Chopin

 Niccol Paganini

 Ludwig van Beethoven

Franz Liszt invented

 New ways of conducting

 The master class

 The symphonic poem

 All of the above

 

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