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Compositions of Franz Liszt: The Renowned Pianist
"Liszt was the greatest pianist who ever lived. See what you know about his works."
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The "Carnival of Pecs", Liszt's ninth Hungarian rhapsody, is in what key signature?
Officially, what was Liszt's very first composition, based on the catalogue of Humphery Searle of the United Kingdom?
The Legend of St. Elizabeth
Don Sanche ou Le Chateau l'amour
Symphonic Poem no. 1 Ce qu'on entend sur la montagne (Berg Symphony)
"Un Sospiro", (The Sigh) is a concert etude that primarily uses what piano technique, which makes it amazingly difficult?
"Transcendental etude no. 1 in c major". It starts with chords. Those chords are in what key?
E- flat major
Another question about the twelve transcendental etudes. The fifth is extremely technically demanding. In the original first version (1839), what was the greatest difficulty, and still is?
Long left hand intervals
Fifth finger trills
A last question about the transcendental etudes. The fourth, in F major, (commonly known as "Mazeppa"), is based on a poem by someone else. Who is the author of this poem?
Liszt's "Paganini Etudes" were based on Niccolo Paganini's works. The "Paganini Etude no. 3 in D-flat major" is based solely off what Paganini work?
Op. 1 no. 24 (Caprice)
Violin Concerto movement 1, Op. 6
Violin Concerto movement three, Op. 7
Op. 1, no. 9 (Caprice)
In all, Liszt composed four "Mephisto" waltzes. Number 2, S. 515 has a very special nickname. What is this nickname?
Dance At the Inn
A Day at the Lake
I couldn't write a Liszt quiz without mentioning the Hungarian rhapsodies. Which rhapsody is based on Gypsy themes that were inspirational to Liszt?
No. 15, in A minor
No. 2 in C# minor
No. 10 in E major
No. 6, in D-flat major
Liszt's "Hungarian Rhapsody no. 2 in C# minor" is dedicated to which of the following?
Hans von Bolow
Count Ladislas Teleky
Frederic Francois Chopin
Johann Sebastian Bach
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