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Liszt

[list] /lɪst/
noun
1.
Franz
[frahnts] /frɑnts/ (Show IPA),
1811–86, Hungarian composer and pianist.
Related forms
Lisztian, adjective
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  • We had three long tables which Liszt arranged to suit himself, his own place being in the middle.

  • Such is the race of which Liszt recites the epic in the "Hungarian Rhapsodies."

    The Pianolist Gustav Kobb
  • About eight in the evening Liszt would take himself to the house of the Princess Wittgenstein and sup with her.

    Franz Liszt James Huneker
  • He played Liszt's "Waldesrauschen," but murmured, "She is the first to doubt me."

    Melomaniacs James Huneker
  • By April 1856, the whole opera was finished and sent to Liszt for his opinion.

  • He played on his audience as Liszt did on a piano most easily when most effectively.

  • Poor old Liszt is mercilessly dissected, and his admiring circle at Weimar slashed by a vigourous pen.

    Franz Liszt James Huneker
  • Nevertheless, there were reasons why Liszt ought to have played these works.

  • I would choose Hiller for my friend, Chopin for my husband, Liszt for my lover.

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Liszt

/lɪst/
noun
1.
Franz (frants). 1811–86, Hungarian composer and pianist. The greatest piano virtuoso of the 19th century, he originated the symphonic poem, pioneered the one-movement sonata form, and developed new harmonic combinations. His works include the symphonies Faust (1861) and Dante (1867), piano compositions and transcriptions, songs, and church music
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Liszt in Technology


A Franz Lisp compiler in C which emits C, by Jeff W. Dalton .
Mailing list: franz-friends-request@berkeley.edu.
(1994-10-20)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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