[LW A205]. Danse des Sylphes. Franz LISZT.
BERLIOZ, Hector 1803-1869

[LW A205]. Danse des Sylphes

Valse de la Damnation de Faust de Hector Berlioz. Transcrite pour Piano par F. Liszt. Prix: 6.f.

Paris: S. Richault [PN 15383 R], [1866].

Folio. Original publisher's light green printed wrappers. 1f. (title), 7, [1] (blank) pp. Engraved.

From the collection of pianist Mario Feninger (1923-2016), with his small handstamp to upper wrapper ("Ex Mario Feninger de Rogatis Libris") and head of first page. Publisher's handstamp to foot of title.

Wrappers detached. Somewhat worn and soiled; minor offsetting.

First Edition, co-published with Biedermann in Germany. LW A205. Searle 475. Raabe 142. LC Catalog 152.

Liszt was a fervent champion of Berlioz while in Paris and transcribed a number of his works for piano. It was Berlioz who first introduced Liszt to Goethe's Faust.

"A lucid and delicately laid-out scherzo of charming effect." Derek Watson: Liszt, p. 201.

Item #31560

Price: $110.00  other currencies

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