Les préludes

Franz Liszt

Les préludes

S. 97 • “Symphonic Poem No.3”

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Liszt was the virtual inventor of the symphonic poem (or tone poem), a form in which a literary or other nonmusical source provides a narrative foundation for a single-movement orchestral work. Liszt's symphonic poems, however, were not exclusively dependent on their source material: The composer's goal was more to dis... read more