Franz Liszt

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Monday, October 24, 2011

Firmly poised on the progressive side of the War of the Romantics, Franz Liszt was on the front lines of the battle to usher in a new musical era- an era of radical dissonances, thematic transformation and exceptional virtuosity.  This week, we'll spend five hours listening to Liszt's music and looking at his life in celebration of his 200th birthday.

Comments [1]

Lee Lieberman from Fort Lee, NJ

Thank you for putting some of the darker corners of Liszt's output on air. I am also impressed by the high level of scholarship and investigative depth you demonstrated from your comments, observations and choices of the music.

Nov. 09 2011 10:05 AM

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