How difficult is Liebestraum 3?

The quintessential Romantic piano miniature, Liszt’s Liebestraum No. But by far the best known version of the piece is for solo piano. It’s fiendishly difficult but listen to a performance of the work and you’re more likely to feel calmed by the repeated arpeggios and shifting harmonies of the piece.

What level of piano is Liebestraum?

Liszt’s Third Liebestraum is no easy task – it’s about a 6.5 on the Henle Scale, or grade 8 piano. It is roughly the same level as Beethoven’s Piano Sonata op.

Who wrote Liebestraum No 3?

Franz Liszt
Liebestraum No. 3 As-dur/Composers

During his time in Weimar, Liszt composed and published his piano nocturnes, Liebestraum (Dreams of Love). This set of three piano works portray Liszt’s romantic writing, as well as programme music.

How long does it take to learn Liebestraum No 3?

I think it takes about 3 months give or take to learn a piece like Liebestraum no. 2. I had worked on this piece for two months before bringing it to the Crescendo International Piano Competition (first place) and the American Prodigee International Piano Competition (honorable mention).

Is Fantaisie Impromptu harder than Liebestraum?

Maybe the liebestraum. The fantasie impromptu, once you’ve mastered the articulation in the r.h., isn’t difficult. Probably the hardest thing in both compositions is getting beyond the “preconceived conception”.

Is Fantasie Impromptu harder than Liebestraum?

If you are better are playing single notes very fast but aren’t too strong on octave leaps, you’ll find Fantasie Impromptu a lot easier. If you have a very strong left hand than right hand, you’ll find Liebestraum easier. It really depends as both are difficult, but utilise many different skills.

Is Liebestraum love homophonic?

Liebestraum is a homophonic piece. The right and left hands both have a part to play in this song. Sometimes alternating from hand to hand, this piece is very flowing, and romantic.

How long does it take to learn Liebestraum?

What is the time signature of Liszt Liebestraum No 3 in A flat major?

Sheet Music: Liebestraum No. 3

Title Liebestraum No. 3 from Liebesträume
Key A-flat major
Range D♮4–A♮6
Time signature 6/4
Tempo 40 BPM

Is Liebestraum by Liszt hard?

Liebestraum 3 is more difficult than the romantic pieces they list. For example, they have listed Chopin Mazurka op 59/2, Medtner Idyll, Brahms Intermezzo op 76/7 as some of the options. The Liszt is harder than these pieces. So the Liszt is definitely a post-grade 8 piece.

Is Fantasie Impromptu hard to learn?

Fantasie Impromptu is a fairly hard piece to learn just after learning a few Mozart pieces? Well that’s a huge jump, I wish you all the best! I am doing this piece, and have “finished” the piece within 5 months (1h/day) and am right now polishing it. This is how I attempt most pieces.

Who is the author of Liebestraum number 3?

Number 3 is based on a poem written by German writer, Ferdinand Freliligrath. Entitled, O Lieb, so lang du lieben kannst ( Love as long as love you can) the work depicts themes of love and the loss of love. I have provided the poem and translations below: O lieb’, so lang du lieben kannst!/

What is the structure of Liebestraum No.3?

The emotion within the poetry is what essentially shaped the form of Liebestraum No.3. The work begins in Ab major, with large arpeggiated phrases in the right hand, and through this large movement it represents the poets anguish. The refrain from the poem is repeated twice in the first 12 bars, with its simple melody and arpeggiated accompaniment.

When did Franz Liszt write his piano nocturnes?

During his time in Weimar, Liszt composed and published his piano nocturnes, Liebestraum (Dreams of Love). This set of three piano works portray Liszt’s romantic writing, as well as programme music. The set was published in 1850 and are a key example of programme music due to their reference to various poems about love and death.

Why is the second cadenza in Liebestraum so important?

This section really highlights the emotional and mental turmoil that is happening inside the mind of the poet. The cadenzas are very interesting as Liszt uses the full range of the piano to express feelings of hope. The fast passages and chromaticisms emphasise the idea of ‘the dream state’. The second cadenza is the ‘coming out’ of his dreams.