Hungarian composer Franz Liszt, circa 1886. The 200th anniversary of his birth falls on Oct. 22.

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Guest DJ Leif Ove Andsnes' Liszt List
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Pianist Marc-Andre Hamelin, in recital July 11 at the new Shalin Liu Performance Center, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean at the Rockport Chamber Music Festival in Massachusetts. Cathy Fuller hide caption

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Marc-Andre Hamelin: Sonatas By The Seashore
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Pianist Marc-Andre Hamelin: Haydn Made Easy
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Marc-Andre Hamelin plays one of his own transcriptions of a second-hand arrangement of an old French chanson in the Performance Today studio. Fran Kaufman hide caption

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Hear Marc-Andre Hamelin At The Performance Today Studio
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