Kaisen Yao Beales Writing 1, Section 52 November 7, 2012 Research Prospectus For my research project, I plan on researching the influence of religion in the music of Franz Liszt. My goal is to find certain religious references in his music and how it relates to his thoughts, beliefs, and/or past experiences with religious events. I do not intend on having this research paper be very heavy in musical analysis and music theory. Instead, I would like to focus on the influences behind Liszt’s music. Through this, I hope to find out why religion is so prevalent in his music, and to what extent. My primary texts will be letters, essays, and introductions, written by Liszt himself. The most important primary text will be his introduction to his most popular religious work: Harmonies poetiques et religieuses. The introduction includes a brief
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