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Les Preludes

By Franz Liszt

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Composed by Franz Liszt (1811-1886). Full Orchestra (Miniature Score); Larger Works; Masterworks. Kalmus Edition. Masterwork; Romantic. Miniature Score. 92 pages. Published by Kalmus Classic Edition (AP.K00029).

Item Number: AP.K00029

ISBN 0711979758.

Liszt composed "The Preludes" in January 1854, and conducted the first performance on February 23, 1854 at a Weimar Court Concert. The work was inspired by Lamartine's "Meditations Poetiques" and is based on the one beginning, "What is our life but a series of Preludes to that unknown song, the first solemn note of whis is sounded by Death?" These preludes are arranged for full orchestra.

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