The Schubert Song Transcriptions for Solo Piano/Series I

"Ave Maria," "Erlkonig" and Ten Other Great Songs
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Author(s): Franz Liszt
Original Publish Date: Jan 16, 2013
Product Number: EB00795999
Released: Dec 04, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780486171432
Publisher: Dover Publications
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Description

In the course of his long career as the outstanding pianist-composer of his time, Franz Liszt was a tireless champion of music by other composers, especially those whose works he felt deserved greater recognition. Beethoven's symphonies, Wagner's operas, and Schubert's songs were among the compositions Liszt chose to promote by transforming them from their original scoring into new conceptions for solo piano. This volume contains twelve great Schubert lieder in Liszt's brilliant transcriptions, including such well-known masterpieces as "Ave Maria," "Der Wanderer," "Die junge Nonne," "Gretchen am Spinnrade," and the unforgettable "ErlkOnig." Reproduced from extremely rare early editions, this unique volume of transcriptions brings to pianists and music lovers the familiar beauty of Schubert's melodies in solo piano arrangements that reflect Liszt's incomparable mastery of the keyboard.

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