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Danse Macabre, Op. 40

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Editions Durand. Classical. 22 pages. Editions Durand #DF15782. Published by Editions Durand (HL.50564857).

Item Number: HL.50564857

9x12 inches. Transcribed for piano by Franz Liszt.

Composed in 1874, Danse macabre was inspired by a poem by Henri Cazalis describing a dance of corpses, summoned by Death in person, who beats time on a tomb with his heel. Liszt transcribed the piece a few years later in his unmistakably brilliant way.

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