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Notated Music Symphonische Dichtungen : für grosses Orchester

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  • Symphonische Dichtungen : für grosses Orchester


  • Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886, composer
  • Cornelius, Peter, 1824-1874, translator
  • Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
  • Kaulbach, Wilhelm von, 1804-1874
  • Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886

Created / Published

  • Leipzig : bei Breitkopf & Härtel [1856-1861]


  • v. 1. Ce qu'on entend sur la montagne (nach V. Hugo) -- v. 2. Tasso : lamento e trionfo -- v. 3. Les préludes (nach Lamartine) -- v. 4. Orphée -- v. 5. Prométhée -- v. 6. Mazeppa (nach V. Hugo) -- v. 7. Fest-Klänge -- v. 8. Héroïde funèbre -- v. 9. Hungaria -- v. 10. Hamlet -- v. 11. Hunnen-Schlacht (nach Kaulbach) -- v. 12. Die Ideale (nach Schiller).


  • -  Symphonic poems--Scores
  • -  Tasso, Torquato,--1544-1595--Songs and music
  • -  Orpheus--(Greek mythological character)--Songs and music
  • -  Prometheus--(Greek deity)--Songs and music
  • -  Mazepa, Ivan Stepanovych,--1639-1709--Songs and music
  • -  Hamlet--(Legendary character)--Songs and music


  • Symphonic poems
  • Program music
  • Scores


  • -  For orchestra.
  • -  First editions; confer Raabe.
  • -  Composer's prefaces and program notes in French, translated into German by Peter Cornelius.
  • -  Hugo's poems "Ce qu'on entend sur la montagne" and "Mazeppa" printed as text and translated into German in v. 1 and v. 6.
  • -  Copy 1: Includes only v. 1. Ce qu'on entend sur la montagne, v. 4. Orpheus, v. 6. Mazeppa, and v. 8. Héroïde funèbre (4 physical volumes).
  • -  Copy 2: 12 bibliographic volumes in 5 physical volumes.
  • -  Copy 2: Formerly a part of the Cedric Thorpe Davie Collection.
  • -  Staff notation.


  • 1 score (5 volumes) ; 27 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • M3.3 .L77 S88

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 68050989

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Chicago citation style:

Hugo, Victor, William Shakespeare, Wilhelm Von Kaulbach, and Franz Liszt. Symphonische Dichtungen: für grosses Orchester. translateds by Cornelius, Peter, Lator, composeds by Liszt, Franz, Oser [Leipzig: bei Breitkopf & Härtel to 1861, 1856] Notated Music.

APA citation style:

Hugo, V., Shakespeare, W., Kaulbach, W. V. & Liszt, F. (1856) Symphonische Dichtungen: für grosses Orchester. Cornelius, P., trans, Liszt, F., comp [Leipzig: bei Breitkopf & Härtel to 1861] [Notated Music] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Hugo, Victor, et al. Symphonische Dichtungen: für grosses Orchester. trans by Cornelius, Peter, Lator, comp by Liszt, Franz, Oser [Leipzig: bei Breitkopf & Härtel to 1861, 1856] Notated Music. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.