Romance, S.169 (Liszt, Franz)




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Editor Yakov Milstein (1911–1981)
Publisher. Info. Liszt: Sochinennia dlia fortepiano
Moscow: Muzyka, n.d.(1973?). Plate 7598.
Reprinted Liszt Society Publications Vol.7: Unfamiliar piano pieces.
London: Schott & Co., No.11298, 1978. Plate S & Co. 6995.
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Editor Imre Mező (1932–)
Imre Sulyok (1912–2008)
Publisher. Info. Neue Liszt-Ausgabe. Serie 1, Band 11
Budapest: Editio Musica, 1979. Plate Z.6216.
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General Information

Work Title Romance
Alternative. Title Romance "O pourquoi donc"
Composer Liszt, Franz
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. S.169 ; LW.A148
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFL 332
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 romance
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1848
First Publication. 1908
Dedication Mme Josephine Kościelska
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano

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Version History

  • Composed for solo piano, 1848 (= S.169), based on the song Oh pourquoi donc, S.301a
Published 1908 by Hofmeister (Vienna)
  • Revised 1880, as Romance oubliée (= S.527)
  • Version for violin and piano,1880 (S.132b):Published 1881 by Schirmer (New York)