Études d'exécution transcendante d'après Paganini, S.140 (Liszt, Franz)

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Franz Liszt: Musikalische Werke. Serie II, Band 3.
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1911. Plate F.L. 37.


Mineola: Dover Publications, 1988. (#04473)


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No.1: Ossia incorporating a study by Schumann (Op.10 No.2)
No.4: "4a" [S.140/4i] first version of "4b" [S.140/4ii]
No.5: Ossia alternative text.
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 Étude II
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Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d. Plate 8368.


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Work Title Études d'exécution transcendante d'après Paganini
Alternative Title Transcendental Etudes after Paganini
Composer Liszt, Franz
Opus/Catalogue Number S.140 ; LW.A52
Movements/Sections 6 pieces after 24 Caprices for Solo Violin, Op.1, by Niccolò Paganini
  • 1. Tremolo. Preludio. Andante (G minor)
Introduction based on Caprice No.5 in a minor; study based on Caprice No.6 in G minor.
  • 1a. Tremolo. Preludio. Andante (G minor)
alternative version of No.1, incorporating material from Study No.2 in G minor from 6 Concert Etudes after Paganini Caprices, Op.10, by Robert Schumann
  • 2. Octave. Andante (E major)
based on Caprice No.17 in E major
  • 3. Campanella. Allegro moderato (E minor)
based on the Rondo from Violin Concerto No.2 in B minor, Op.7 by Paganini
  • 4a. Arpeggio. Andante quasi allegretto (E major)
based on Caprice No.1 in E major
  • 4b. Arpeggio. Andante quasi allegretto (E major)
alternative version of No.4a
  • 5. La chasse. Allegretto (E major)
based on Caprice No.9 in E major
  • 5a. La chasse. Allegretto (E major)
alternative version of No.5
  • 6. Tema con Variazioni (A minor)
based on Caprice No.24 in A minor
Year/Date of Composition 1838-40
First Publication 1840
Dedication Clara Schumann (1819–1896)
Composer Time Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano (solo)

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Version History

  • Nos.1 to 6 composed for solo piano, 1838–40 (= S.140)
Published 1840 by Schonenberger (Paris)
  • Nos.1, 4 and 5 revised 1838–40? (= S.140/1a, S.140/4b, S.140/5a)
Published 1911 by Breitkopf & Härtel (Leipzig)

Études by Franz Liszt

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