Franz Liszt

Hungarian Rhapsody

Who is Franz Liszt?

Franz lived from 1811 to 1886. He was born in Raiding, Hungary and died in Bayreuth, Germany.

How did Franz grow up?

Franz's father played many instruments. His father taught him the piano. At age 6 Franz was recognized as a child prodigy. Franz was doing concerts by age 9.

What was Franz's adult years like?

In 1833 Franz met the Comtesse Marie D'Agoult. In 1847 he met Princeess Carolyne Zu Sayn-Wittgenstein.

What was his music career like?

Franz composed the piano. He wrote 1 grand sonata, several sets of variations, and numerous shorter works. He was one of the greatest pianists in history.

What was the musical style?

Franz was from the romantic era. It had the most emotion and expression. Orchestras were expanded to include new instruments. This era had the most emotion and expression. I think Franz's music fits into the style because it has a lot of emotion and expression into it.

History of Hungarian Rhapsody

Hungarian Rhapsody is the most famous in a set of Hungarian Rhapsody's by the piano maestro. It is usually heard in a orchestra.
Franz Liszt - Hungarian Rhapsody No.2 (Orchestra version)