Liszt: Un Sospiro

MAY COMPOSER: FRANZ LISZT

A painting of composer Franz Lizst

Un Sospiro “A sigh” – S144/3 in D Flat Major, 1845 – 1849

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Composer of the month: May

The catalogue of classical music is massive. It’s hard to know where to start. Over the past couple of years I have been listening on and off to pieces in a mostly random way. But I still really didn’t know anything about them, or about their composers.

As part of this journey into the classical world I decided to immerse myself in one composer a month. Each week I’ll look at a popular or interesting piece and the story around them. It’ll be their story and my story. Stay tuned.

May’s composer is the man who hooked me into this new world,

   Franz Liszt

A painting of composer Franz Lizst

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