Liszt, Franz, Austro-Hungarian composer (1811-1886). Autograph letter signed.

Weimar, 1856.

4to. 3 pp.


To the music publisher Carl Haslinger, asking him to have a look at "the arrangement for 2 pianofortes on which [he] has spent 3 days annotating and editing" in order to propose a new version, with many annotations for the piano and fewer parts for instruments. He also sends his Hungarian Rhapsody "properly instrumented" and asks Haslinger "to prepare a similar edition." Liszt leaves for Zurich to stay with his friend Wagner.

Inserted in Robert Bory's book "The Life of Franz Liszt in Pictures" (Editions du journal de Genève, 1936, 1st numbered copy on Holland Van Gelder paper, bound in bordeaux leather).

Provenance: Robert Bory, musicologist. Together with several autograph letters signed by Alfred Cortot (2), Daniela Thode, Winifred Wagner, Bladine Gravina, and Daniel Ollivier.

Stock Code: BN#31780 Tag: