Hungarian Rhapsody no. 8, S. 244/8

Franz Listz completed his eighth Hungarian Rhapsody, S. 244 no. 8, in 1847, and published it six years later, in 1853. The piece, in the key of F sharp minor, utilizes a melody of Hungarian folk song 'Káka tövén költ a ruca' in the slow section. The allegro motif was also used by Liszt in his symphonic poem Hungaria (1856). A typical performance of the work lasts about six to seven minutes.

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Hungarian Rhapsody no. 8, S. 244/8
Composer Form Instrument Period
Franz Liszt Rhapsody 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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