Welcome to Hell – Liszt’s musical gates into the netherworld

All hope abandon, ye that enter here! Franz Liszt: Après une lecture du Dante (Alfred Brendel) A known fact among the pianists who’ve studied Franz Liszt’s Dante Sonata, or Après une lecture du Dante (eng. After a Reading of Dante) as the title goes, is that the opening passages of the work depict the opening of the […]