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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Mus 121.1

Franz Liszt piano music

Overview

Piano compositions by Hungarian composer and pianist Franz Liszt.

Dates

  • 1879-1881 and undated

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.16 linear feet (1 volume)

Includes manuscripts with autograph manuscript revisions and corrections of Mephisto polka and Zweiter Mephisto Walzer, among others. Also includes proof engravings with autograph manuscript corrections and revisions of Franz Schuberts Märsche ... no.3 and no.4.

Biographical / Historical

Liszt was an Hungarian composer and pianist; Schubert was an Austrian composer.

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

*71M-95. Purchased with the Amy Lowell fund from Kenneth W. Rendell, Inc., 62 Bristol Road, Somerville, Massachusetts 02144; received: 1972 June 6.

Title
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886. Franz Liszt piano music: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hou00755

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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