Once in the Hungarian land, we could not miss, crossing the ancient Pannonia, exceeded the city of Budapest, arrived at the Tisza, to meet the "Puszta," heart and love of all music Hungarian…


The soul of Liszt show us in all its phantasmagoric presence.


We hear in the distance, the czardes, hours and all that wonderful tsigan folklore that has always represented the mists, small flights of geese and “scapigliate” horseracing in the plains where, still the giant figure of Ferenc "The Hungarian" enthroned undisputed…


There seems almost to hear in the humid morning, the solemn notes of the most famous Hungarian rapsodia when, in severe shades of C sharp minor, makes us addentrare in that universe lisztiano for quick lead with jumps of piano notes to those final aware of growing strength in a rhythm almost unique… such a way fade any virtuoso pianist.

Even today, the composer of Raiding fascinates us pears his life so adventurous, full of challenges, loves, generous impulses towards other musicians, in need of his influence, his career in musical life at the time.

Liszt was also a composer of "future", who began to compose pieces that even the great Wagner was able to understand, but that the great Franz osň launch in the notes, as if his "bagatelle sans tonalitč", was a seed in the field of music plowed later ...


LISZT, the Paganini of the piano, the romantic, mystical, the abbot, all this was Liszt, perhaps the most generous of all the musicians, who gave others the strength to continue to compose, what he invented the Symphonic Poem, the great composer of speakers almost terrain, perhaps the greatest pianist of all time.

Liszt's position in the world of music is, shall we say, very central, from which radiate all the dynamics and future prospects linked to the instrument piano, and all rielaborazioni orchestral most famous for that instrument.

When we talk about the Hungarian Ferenc, we can not forget to approach the great Wagner, because, almost a musical interweaving of predestination, attached to the end of the name of the Hungarian composer of Leipzig.


shown below, in addition to its beautiful photography, in addition to Polish songs by Chopin, two transcriptions for piano, drawn from two famous works wagneriane, Tannhauser and Lohengrin:


 (From Author’s private collection)


O du mein holder Abendstern " Aus Tannhauser"


 (From Author’s private collection)



1st edition by Fr. Kristner, Liepzig




Zwei Stucke


 (From Author’s private collection)


Only the part n.1, related to the Tannhauser



"Einzug der Gaste auf Wartburg"


In the history of music, is considered against the most famous Polish composer, Frederick Chopin, as a great friend and helper in all senses, to the point of accostarli, both as a symbol of two pianists similar, but different in their inspiration.

This musical score, the Polish songs, or polonnaise, bring within it together in the popular sentiments of their national aspirations, where the patriotism and sense of remoteness from their homeland, often approached them in their vein inspired…


6 Chants polonais op.74  de Fr. Chopin


 (From Author’s private collection)


Berlin, publisher Schlesinger




First to greet the great pianist of Raiding, I quote from my collection, once the first edition Lisztiana:




 (From Author’s private collection)


Lied aus Richard Wagner's




Trascription for piano




A fast point of Lehar operettista with the vision of a music book::




 (From Author’s private collection)


Wenn meine gattin so kussen konnt !


Ediz. L.Doblinger   Leipzig



And, with a cover rich, full of Renaissance colors:




 (From Author’s private collection)


Some piece by perhaps the most famous operetta in the world, transcribed for piano



A quick thought, the Hungarian composer Béla Kéler. great musician from vein purely Hungarian, whose music enriches the repertoire lisztiano, which present the score:




OP 76


 (From Author’s private collection)




La vita di Kéler Béla va dal 1820 fino al 1882, in pratica contemporanea a quella di Liszt



Before any move from this area of Central Europe, are to submit one or perhaps the first edition of the famous Hungarian Rapsody in C sharp minor, that sort music as a symbol of the entire Hungarian nation.


 (From Author’s private collection)


In this rapsodia, in addition to calls tzigani and "Puszta" after the famous and mesto "lassan," we have the lively "friska" which leads us into a carousel music unbridled towards a pre rest to finish in triumphant end of the song . 



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