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Liszt: Liebesträume

3 Notturnos

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  • Composer: Franz Liszt
  • Editor: Ernst-Günter Heinemann
  • Fingering: Klaus Schilde
  • Instrumentation: Piano
  • Work: Liebesträume, S. 541, LW A103
  • ISMN: 9790201806341
  • Size: 9.3 x 12.2 inches
  • Pages: 20
  • Urtext / Critical Edition


The three Notturnos appeared in 1850 in two different versions: the first for high voice and piano and the second for piano solo. in the latter version the music is preceded by the song texts (no. I Hohe Liebe, No. II Seliger Tod: with texts by Ludwig Uhland, No. III O lieb, so lang Du lieben kannst: text by Ferdinand Freiligrath). The third Liebestraum – in the best tradition of nocturnes – is one of the most frequently played piano pieces of all. This is not least because it can be played by very skilled amateurs despite its pianistic bravura.