Totentanz (piano solo), S. 525

Totentaz, Paraphrase über Dies Irae (Dance of the Dead, Paraphrase on Dies Irae), S. 126 is a symphonic piece for solo piano and orchestra by Franz Liszt, notable for being based on the Gregorian plainchant melody Dies Irae as well as for daring stylistic innovations. The piece was originally planned in 1838 and completed in 1849; it was then revised twice in 1853 and 1859. The romantic age saw a surge of fascination with everything medieval, and a musical aspect of that may be found in the last movement of the Symphonie ... more

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