Illustration of Franz Liszt. The Hungarian composer and pianist revolutionized the art of performance.

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Hungarian composer and pianist Franz Liszt wrote incredibly difficult music, music that only he was capable of playing.

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

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Deceptive Cadence

Guest DJ Leif Ove Andsnes' Liszt List

Hear the acclaimed pianist discuss and spin his favorite Liszt recordings.

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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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