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 New,Reading Franz Liszt: Revealing the Poetry behind the Piano Music

  • Author: Roberts, Paul

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Contents

  • List of Figures
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Making a Sound
  • Chapter 1: Life, Literature, and Music
  • Chapter 2: The Pianist as Actor
  • Chapter 3: The music of desire - Petrarch Sonnets
  • Chapter 4: The question of Goethe's Faust - Sonata in B minor
  • Chapter 5: Music as metaphor - Sonata in B minor
  • Chapter 6: The Romantic Image - 'Vallee d'Obermann'
  • Chapter 7: The aura of Byron - Annees de pelerinage-Suisse
  • Chapter 8: Mental theatre - Annees de pelerinage-Suisse
  • Chapter 9: Music and Poetry - Dante Sonata
  • Appendix: Lamartine; Two Episodes from Lenau's Faust; The Two St. Francis Legends; Thomas Wyatt's translation of Petrarch's sonnet "Pace non trovo"; A note on "Mazeppa" and an Afterthought
  • Select Bibliography
  • About the Author