What is Liszt hardest song?

What is Liszt hardest song?

Liszt – La Campanella ‘La Campanella’, which translates as ‘little bell’, comes from a larger work – the Grandes études de Paganini – and is famous for being one of the most difficult pieces ever written for piano.

How hard is Liszt Dante Sonata?

The dante is not near as technically difficult as the Liszt. As far as I know, it’s not very challenging at all, for being Liszt – it you count in the different numbers of technical difficulties. The Dante has got loads and loads of octaves and repeated chords.

How difficult is Un Sospiro?

They rate compositions on a scale of 1 – 9 with ‘Un Sospiro’ emerging at a 7 to 8 on their scale. At one time, and indeed it still might be, ‘Un Sospiro’ was at the Diploma level in the ABRSM (Associated Board of The Royal School of Music), listings placing at a level of high demand and challenge.

Is La Campanella harder than Un Sospiro?

Rigoletto can be compared in difficulty to Invocation from the poetic and religious harmonies. You would find Rigoletto easy if you played Un Sospiro beforehand to develop free arpeggios. La Campanella is a tough piece to position.

What is the hardest Liszt Transcendental Etude?

4 “Mazeppa,” no. 5 “Feux Follets” and no. 8 “Wilde Jagd” are recognized as the most challenging pieces among the twelve etudes. In C major, the opening piece of the Etudes d’exécution transcendante “Preludio” is a one-minute short work.

Is Liszt Transcendental Etude 10 hard?

What makes this piece very unique is how Liszt can put together a simple, beautiful melody with very difficult agitated left-hand runs. The Liszt Transcendental Etude No. 10 requires a very high level of musical maturity.

Is Un Sospiro easy?

Yes its very easy to learn. The fingerings are very natural, once you learned the notes, you can play it through with no problem. The difficulty lies in phrasing, and judging from amateur recordings on YouTube, most people do not do this piece justice.

Why is Liszt so difficult?

In short, his music is very “pianistic.” Oftentimes, to learn a Liszt piece, a pianist has to go through a few steps: first, he has to overcome the original intimidation of the score/recording (a big step for me, because sometimes I, quite stupidly, hold a little back in practice because I’m “afraid” of pieces.

How difficult is Liebestraum?

Liszt’s Third Liebestraum is no easy task – it’s about a 6.5 on the Henle Scale, or grade 8 piano. It is roughly the same level as Beethoven’s Piano Sonata op.