Providing illuminating insights into Liszt's working methods, this book investigates the composer's transcriptions in their musical, cultural, and historical contexts.
Jonathan Kregor is Assistant Professor of Music at the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati. He specializes in music of the long nineteenth century, and his articles and reviews have appeared in many publications, including The Musical Quarterly, the Nineteenth-Century Music Review, and The Journal of Musicology. He has edited volumes of C. P. E. Bach's keyboard music for C. P. E. Bach: The Complete Works and is preparing an edition of Clara Schumann's unpublished piano transcriptions.
Winner of Alan Walker Book Award from the American Liszt Society 2010.