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Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique for Solo Piano
     

Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique for Solo Piano

by Franz Liszt, Hector Berlioz
 

A lovesick musician in a self-induced narcotic haze is overcome by visions of his beloved, expressed in musical imagery. Hector Berlioz drew upon his own infatuation with an actress to create this masterpiece of program music. It communicates musically the experiences, psychological themes, scene painting, and literary allusion associated with

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A lovesick musician in a self-induced narcotic haze is overcome by visions of his beloved, expressed in musical imagery. Hector Berlioz drew upon his own infatuation with an actress to create this masterpiece of program music. It communicates musically the experiences, psychological themes, scene painting, and literary allusion associated with the Romantic poets.
This authoritative edition presents Franz Liszt's piano transcription of Berlioz's orchestral work. Famed as the greatest pianist of his era, Liszt created many keyboard transcriptions of other composers' works. His interpretations of orchestral works are particularly noted for their inventive compensations for the piano's inherent limitations, and for their remarkable re-creations of the original works' musical palette.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486477619
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
12/14/2011
Series:
Dover Music for Piano Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.60(h) x 0.30(d)

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