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The Virtuoso Liszt (New Perspectives in Music History and Criticism)

 
 
 
 
The Virtuoso Liszt (New Perspectives in Music History and Criticism)
Author: Dana Gooley
ISBN 13: 9780521108720
ISBN 10: 521108721
Edition: 1
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 2009-04-09
Format: Paperback
Pages: 300
List Price: $49.99
 
 

How does Franz Liszt's career compare when viewed from the perspective of European cultural history? This book examines how Liszt's contemporaries perceived and interpreted his significance. Dana Gooley explains why the cultural context of his concert career contributed to his unprecedented popularity and focuses on controversies provoked by Liszt in the press. Gooley includes many new insights about his highly original performing style.