Consolations, S.172

The Consolations are a set of six solo piano works composed by Franz Liszt. There exist two versions of the Consolations: the first (S.171a) was composed by Liszt between 1844-9, and the second version (S.172, containing no. 3) was composed between 1849-50. The source of the title Consolations may have been Lamartine’s poem Une larme, ou Consolation (Liszt had already written music titled after Lamartine's work); another possible inspiration for the title are the Consolations of the French literary historian Charles Saint Beuve. The third Consolation is in ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

  Song Title Performer License Download HD
Consolations, S.172 - 1. Andante con moto
Consolations, S.172 - 3. Lento, quasi recitativo
Consolations, S.172 - 3. Lento, quasi recitativo
Consolations, S.172 - 4. Quasi adagio, cantabile con devozione
Consolations, S.172 - 5. Andantino
Composer Form Instrument Period
Franz Liszt Piano piece Piano Romantic

Franz Liszt

Franz Liszt was a 19th-century Hungarian composer, pianist, conductor, and teacher. Liszt became renowned throughout Europe during the nineteenth century for his ...
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