Franz Liszt (German: [ˈlɪst]; Hungarian: Liszt Ferencz, in modern usage Liszt Ferenc [ˈlist ˈfɛrɛnt͡s]; 22 October 1811 – 31 July 1886) was a Hungarian composer, virtuoso pianist, conductor, music teacher, arranger, and organist of the Romantic era. He was also a writer, philanthropist, Hungarian nationalist, and Franciscan tertiary.
Liszt gained renown in Europe during the early nineteenth century for his prodigious virtuosic skill as a pianist. He was a friend, musical promoter and benefactor to many composers of his time, including Frédéric Chopin, Charles-Valentin Alkan, Richard Wagner, Hector Berlioz, Robert Schumann, Camille Saint-Saëns, Edvard Grieg, Ole Bull, Joachim Raff, Mikhail Glinka, and Alexander Borodin.
A prolific composer, Liszt was one of the most prominent representatives of the New German School (German: Neudeutsche Schule). He left behind an extensive and diverse body of work which influenced his forward-looking contemporaries and anticipated 20th-century ideas and trends. Among Liszt's musical contributions were the symphonic poem, developing thematic transformation as part of his experiments in musical form, and radical innovations in harmony.
Birth and Death Data: Born October 22nd, 1811 (Raiding), Died July 31st, 1886 (Bayreuth)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1901 - 1941
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, arranger
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 302 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix A-]1674||7-in.||10/9/1902||Hungarian rhapsody||Alexander Heindl||Cello solo||composer|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix B-]1674||10-in.||10/9/1902||Hungarian rhapsody||Alexander Heindl||Cello solo||composer|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix C-]31083||12-in.||1901-1902||Hungarian rhapsodie No. 2||Sousa's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||C-255||12-in.||8/12/1903||Second Hungarian rhapsody||Sousa's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||B-255||10-in.||8/17/1903||Second Hungarian rhapsody||Sousa's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||C-255-A||12-in.||6/14/1905||Rhapsodie Hongroise no. 2 in C-sharp minor||Sousa's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||C-255-B||12-in.||6/14/1905||Rhapsodie hongroise no. 2||Sousa's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||A-911||7-in.||1/14/1904||Hungarian rhapsody no. 2||Alexander Heindl||Cello solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||B-911||10-in.||1/14/1904||Hungarian rhapsody no. 2||Alexander Heindl||Cello solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||C-4564||12-in.||6/5/1907||Rhapsodie XII||Frank La Forge||Piano solo||composer|
|Victor||C-6409||12-in.||9/15/1908||Hungarian rhapsody, no. 2||Arthur Pryor's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||C-6415||12-in.||9/16/1908||Hungarian rhapsody , no. 2||Arthur Pryor's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||C-8246||12-in.||9/21/1909||Hungarian rhapsody no. 9 : Finale||Arthur Pryor's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||C-8293||12-in.||10/11/1909||Die Lorelei||Louise Homer ; Victor Orchestra||Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||C-9763||12-in.||1/5/1911||Hungarian rhapsody no. 12||Arthur Pryor's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||C-10491||12-in.||5/23/1911||Liebestraum no. 3||Frank La Forge||Piano solo||composer|
|Victor||CE-10491||12-in.||3/23/1925||Liebestraum||Frank La Forge||Piano solo||composer|
|Victor||C-10574||12-in.||6/21/1911||Liebestraum no. 3||Victor Herbert's Orchestra||Orchestra||composer|
|Victor||C-11202||12-in.||11/7/1911||Paraphrase de concert||Vladimir de Pachmann||Piano solo||arranger|
|Victor||C-11205||12-in.||11/8/1911||Mazurka brillante in A major||Vladimir de Pachmann||Piano solo||composer|
|Victor||C-11430||12-in.||1/4/1912||Die Lorelei||Agnes Kimball||Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-12452||10-in.||10/2/1912||Vivace from Hungarian fantasia||Frank La Forge||Piano solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||C-14157||12-in.||12/9/1913||Hungarian rhapsody, no. 2||Vessella's Italian Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||C-14158||12-in.||12/9/1913||Hungarian rhapsody, no. 2||Vessella's Italian Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||C-14711||12-in.||4/15/1914||Die Lorelei||Christine Miller||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Liszt, Franz," accessed August 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102432.
Liszt, Franz. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102432.
"Liszt, Franz." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 August 2021.
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