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19th-Century Music (2017) 40 (3): 189–200.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Scott Burnham Carl Zelter, Carl Loewe, Franz Schubert, and Franz Liszt all composed settings of Goethe's famous Nachtlied “Über allen Gipfeln.” Gathering multiple layers of rhyme and rhythm, Goethe's poem achieves a rare cogency that invests every syllable with musical significance. Each of the...
19th-Century Music (2013) 36 (3): 231–247.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Joanne Cormac Throughout his life Liszt projected diverse identities, which were sometimes embraced by the public, and sometimes questioned. These “contradictions” in his character have been the subject of much confusion and debate, and one aspect in particular still has scholars perplexed...
19th-Century Music (2008) 32 (1): 52–93.
Published: 01 July 2008
...David Trippett The European press of the late 1830s indicates a glaring disparity between Liszt's questionable status as a composer and his eminence as a virtuoso performer. The staggered compositional history of one particular piano work, Aprèès une lecture du Dante——Fantasie quasi Sonata (1839...