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  • Liszt's Historical Hungarian Portraits


  • David Plylar speaks about Franz Liszt's Historical Hungarian Portraits and the Library's primary sources related to the work. A performance of each movement from the work is included, alongside readings of alternative passages and related works by Mosonyi and Liszt. Discussion and alternative passages precede the performance of each movement.

    Franz Liszt, Historical Hungarian Portraits
    Széchenyi István [16:20]
    Deák Ferenc [21:02]
    Teleki László [31:29]
    Eötvös József [37:18]
    Vörösmarty Mihály [43:26]
    Petõfi Sándor [57:06]
    Mosonyi Mihály [1:06:19]

Event Date

  • April 07, 2015

Running Time

  • 1 hours 15 minutes 16 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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