Eine Faust-Symphonie

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Franz Liszt

Eine Faust-Symphonie

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After first encountering Goethe's Faust in 1830, Liszt ruminated for years on the idea of creating a musical work based on the play. It was not until he heard an 1852 performance of Berlioz's The Damnation of Faust that he was inspired to begin serious work on what was to become his Faust Symphony. The first version of... read more