1823: Beethoven attended a concert, gave Liszt a kiss. 1827: Adam Liszt (L's father) died.
Pozsony (Pressburg) is now Bratislava
Leaves with his father to study in Vienna with Carl Czerny. Already avowed his Hungarian identity, though only a child of 10.
1830 Revolution, 1832 Paganini concert, 1835 Blandine (daughter) born, 1837 Cosima (daughter) born
1838 Danube flood and benefit concerts, 1840 returned to Hungary and received sword
In response to 1838 floods. Gives many concerts. Receives ornamental sword.
The bishop commissions a Mass from Liszt.
Fr. Albach. Also, Liszt supports Hungary in revolution.
1849 Chopin dies, 1862 Blandine dies in childbirth
Hungaria (the symphonic poem) a response to Vörösmarty's poem "Ode to Ferenc Liszt."
German name for Missa Solemnis is Gran Mass. Conducts in Basilica (August).
Gran Mass aka Missa Solemnis.
1871 "Late Liszt" compositional style. Rome from summer until Christmas, Pest (later Budapest) from Christmas to Easter, and Weimar from Easter to summer.
The Legend of St Elizabeth was the longest work he had yet written.
Due to politics was unable to conduct the Mass or have his friend play the violin solo (Verbunkos style), instead court musicians were used. Coronation was in Buda.
In Budapest to celebrate in November. The oratorio Christus is performed in Pest, conducted by Hans Richter. Christus is his longest work.
In Rome from summer until Christmas, in Budapest (teaching piano at the Academy) from January until Easter, and in Weimar from Easter until summer.
Messe de Nostre Dame
*Kyrie from Missa L'homme armé
11 October 1962 - 8 December 1965