Film, Video Remembering Argos: Life & Loss in the Funeral Odes of Franz Liszt

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Title
Remembering Argos: Life & Loss in the Funeral Odes of Franz Liszt
Summary
Franz Liszt (1811-1886) composed a set of three "Funeral Odes" between 1860 and 1866 as memorial works for members of his family. Existing in a number of different versions but still barely known, David Plylar provides an introduction to these fascinating pieces before performing them in their piano solo versions. The Library of Congress holds the holograph manuscripts of two versions of the works: La Notte for violin and piano, and the orchestral version of Le triomphe funebre du Tasse.
Event Date
March 11, 2014
Notes
-  David Plylar is a composer and pianist, and works as a music specialist and concert producer at the Library of Congress. He earned his Ph.D. in music composition from the Eastman School of Music, and additional degrees in composition and theory from the University of Louisville and Duke University.
Related Resources
Music & Performing Arts at the Library of Congress: https://www.loc.gov/rr/perform/
Running Time
1 hours 8 minutes 21 seconds
Language
english
Online Format
video
Description
Franz Liszt (1811-1886) composed a set of three "Funeral Odes" between 1860 and 1866 as memorial works for members of his family. Existing in a number of different versions but still barely known, David Plylar provides an introduction to these fascinating pieces before performing them in their piano solo versions. The Library of Congress holds the holograph manuscripts of two versions of the works: La Notte for violin and piano, and the orchestral version of Le triomphe funebre du Tasse.
Original Format
film, video

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Remembering Argos: Life & Loss in the Funeral Odes of Franz Liszt. 2014. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-6299/.

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(2014) Remembering Argos: Life & Loss in the Funeral Odes of Franz Liszt. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-6299/.

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Remembering Argos: Life & Loss in the Funeral Odes of Franz Liszt. 2014. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/webcast-6299/>.

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