Virtuoso Performer

Virtuoso Performer - Paganini and Liszt Virtuoso: highly...

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Unformatted text preview: Paganini and Liszt Virtuoso: highly skilled performer, especially for challenging techniques  Violin: Nicolo Paganini and Pablo de Sarasate  Piano: Frdric Chopin and Franz Liszt  During the 19 th century, these virtuoso performers were extremely popular 1782-1840 Virtuoso violinist and composer Violin and guitar music Attracted other composers and performers Ca. 1805  24 virtuosic short pieces  Explore violin techniques  Various later composers set music based on pieces from this collection Hungarian pianist- composer  Toured all over Europe, esp. 1840-7  First to use a term recital for piano concert  Chapel master at Weimar from 1848-61 Virtuosic and/or imaginative sound  Concert etudes  Piano transcription  Hungary rhapsody For a piano solo  Later arranged for an orchestra  19 total  Folk-like tunes Liszt heard in Hungary  Exotic and virtuosic Syncopated rhythms (off-beat accent)...
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