Liszt: A Listener'S Guide (Unlocking The Masters)

Liszt: A Listener'S Guide (Unlocking The Masters)

  • Publish Date: 2009-05-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: John Bell Young
Brand: Amadeus Press
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Composer bon vivant pianist teacher superstar showman raconteur writer entrepreneur ladies' man philanthropist and priest Franz Liszt is widely viewed today not only as a great composer but also as the greatest pianist of the 19th century. Yet his enormous body of piano music by turns poetic glittering acrobatic prophetic profound and haunting failed to command the acclaim it deserved in his lifetime. In Liszt John Bell Young takes a close look at this opulent music illuminating its many facets and challenges from a pianist's engaged perspective.HIGHLIGHT Never-before-released recordings of five extraordinary young pianists are included on an accompanying CD

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