Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2-Franz Liszt

No.: 0004140
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2-Franz Liszt

Download Sheet Music Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2-Franz Liszt

Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2-Franz Liszt Introduction

}

Free Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 piano sheet music is provided for you. So if you like it, just download it here. Enjoy It!


Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
, S.244/2, is the second in a set of 19 Hungarian Rhapsodies by composer Franz Liszt, and is by far the most famous of the set. Few other piano solos have achieved such widespread popularity, offering the pianist the opportunity to reveal exceptional skill as a virtuoso, while providing the listener with an immediate and irresistible musical appeal.


In both the original piano solo form and in the orchestrated version this composition has enjoyed widespread use in animated cartoons. Its themes have also served as the basis of several popular songs.


The Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C-sharp minor is also well-known due to its frequent use in animated cartoons.


The piece consists of two distinct sections.


The first is the lassan, with its brief but dramatic introduction. Although beginning on the C-sharp major triad, C-sharp minor is soon established as the home key. From this point on, the composer modulates freely, particularly to the tonic major and the relative major. The mood of the lassan is generally dark and melancholic, although it contains some playful and capricious moments.


The second section is the friska. It opens quietly in the key of F-sharp minor, but on its dominant chord, C-sharp major, recalling a theme from the lassan. The alternating dominant and tonic harmonies quickly increase in volume, the tempogaining momentum as the Friska's main theme (in F-sharp major) is approached. At this point, the Friska begins its journey of ever-increasing energy and pianistic bravura, still underpinned by alternating tonic and dominant harmonies. Modulations are limited almost exclusively to the dominant (C-sharp major) and the lowered mediant (A major). Before the final whirlwind of sound, a moment of calm prevails in the key of F-sharp minor, recalling another of the lassan's themes, and is followed by the instruction, Cadenza ad lib. Finally, in the key of F-sharp major, there is a crescendo of prestissimo octaves, which ascend and then descend to cover almost the entire range of the keyboard and bringing the Rhapsody to a conclusion.

Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2-Franz Liszt Stave Preview ( Total 4 )

}

Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2-Franz Liszt Numbered Musical Notation Preview ( Total 6 )

}

Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2-Franz LisztPDF File

PDF Download
  • HD Piano Sheet
  • Zoom In and Out
  • Print without Distortion
  • Apply for PC and Mobile Device
  PDF File

* Please open with PDF reader.

Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2-Franz Liszt-Leave a comment

Username: Password: Register