Hexaméron, S.392 (Liszt, Franz)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Tobias Haslinger, n.d.(1839). Plate T.H. 7700.
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Misc. Notes From the Ruth Dana Collection of Liszt Editions.
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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Tobias Haslinger, n.d.(1839). Plate T.H. 7700.
Reprinted Miami: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1974). Edition No.3602.
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Work Title Hexameron, Morceau de Concert
Alternative. Title Morceau de Concert (Grandes Variations de Bravoure pour Piano sur la Marche des Puritains de Bellini, composées pour le Concert de Mme la Princesse Belgiojoso au Benefice des pauvres, par MM Liszt, Thalberg, Pixis, Henri Herz, Czerny et Chopin)
Composer Liszt, Franz
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. S.392 ; LW.A41
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 9 (introduction, theme + 6 variations)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1837–38
First Publication. 1839
Dedication Princess Cristina Belgiojoso
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano (solo)


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Section Listing

  • Introduction (Extremement lent. Allegro vivace doppio movimente)
  • Theme (Allegro marziale)
  • Variation I (Ben marcato)
    composed by Sigismond Thalberg (1812–1871)
  • Variation II (Moderato)
  • Variation III (Di bravura)
    composed by Johann Peter Pixis (1788–1874)
  • Variation IV (Legato e grazioso)
    composed by Henri Herz (1803–1888)
  • Variation V (Vivo e brillante. Fuocoso molto energico)
    composed by Carl Czerny (1791–1857)
  • Variation VI (Largo)
    composed by Frédéric Chopin (1810–1849)
  • Finale (Molto vivace quasi prestissimo. Allegro animato)

Version History

  • Composed for solo piano, 1837–38 (= S.392), as a collaborative work by Liszt and five other composers [see above], based on the march theme "Suoni la tromba" from Act II of the opera I puritani by Vincenzo Bellini
    Published 1839 by Haslinger (Vienna)
  • Arranged for piano and orchestra, 1837–39 (= S.365b)
    Published 1839 by Troupenas (Paris)
  • Arranged for 2 pianos, 1840 (= S.654/1)
    Version not published
  • Arrangement for 2 pianos revised 1870 (= S.654/2)
    Published 1870 by Schuberth (Hamburg)