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Remembering Argos: Life and Loss in the Funeral Odes of Franz Liszt

Posted by: David Plylar

The magnificent collection of Liszt manuscripts held at the Library of Congress includes a number of rarely heard works, including two of the three Funeral Odes (Trois odes funèbres). Liszt composed some fifteen versions of the Funeral Odes, even desiring one of them to be performed at his funeral service (Spoiler Alert: none of Liszt’s …