Studia Musicologica

An international journal of musicology.

Articles from Vol. 54, No. 2, June

Forging "Paganinis of the Piano" in the 1830s
On 2 May 1832, Franz Liszt wrote what was to become one of his most famous letters, informing Pierre Wolff thatFor the last fortnight my mind and my fingers have been working like two lost souls. Homer, the Bible, Plato, Locke, Byron, Hugo, Lamartine,...
Liszt and the Spirit of Weimar
Long before Franz Liszt arrived to visit the Goethe-House on 1 April 1840,1 Weimar was not only for visitors from all over the world, but also for him the city of Wieland, Herder, Goethe and Schiller. The intellectuals of Europe had studied their Madame...
Rethinking the Influence of Italian Poetry and Music on Liszt the Petrarca Sonnet Benedetto Sia 'L Giorno
1. The Problem of LanguageLiszt's first direct knowledge of Italian art and music during his journey 1837- 1839 has been investigated in every detail by his biographers, on the basis of what Liszt himself wrote about such matters in the Revue et Gazette...
The Never-Ending Story: Jeanne d'Arc Au Bûcher
The history of the French heroine and Catholic saint Jeanne d'Arc has inspired many writers including Shakespeare, Voltaire, Schiller, Dumas, Marie d'Agoult,1 Shaw, Brecht, and D'Annunzio, while composers like Rossini, Verdi, Liszt, Tchai- kovsky, Honegger...
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