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LLOYD.
LISZT.

an examination in general education before entering the musical contest. The holder is entitled to three years' free instruction in the Academy, and after that to a yearly sum for continental study.

Among portraits of the master, the bust executed by Boehm, and exhibited at the Grosvenor Gallery in 1886, will have great interest for English people, as Liszt sat for it during his visit to Sydenham in the same year. Plaster casts of this bust have since been issued by Novellos. The head of Liszt upon his death-bed has been successfully represented in a plaster cast by Messrs. Weissbrod & Schnappauf of Bayreuth. On pp. 149 and 219 of Janka Wohl's volume a detailed account and list of portraits and paintings may be found.

The task of collecting Liszt's posthumous works has not been an easy one, the composer having distributed his MSS. amongst his friends and pupils. There have already been published during the last ten years, by Taborszky & Parsch, Budapest:—

'Ungarisches Königslled,' for male voices or mixed chorus with orchestral accompaniment; the same in PF. score, and in arrangements for baritone solo, and for 4 hands and 2 hands on the PF.

'Ungarn's Gott,' for baritone solo and ad lib. chorus of male voices. Also for PF., 2 hands; also for PF., left hand; also for organ or harmonium; also for cymbal.

Csádáas for PF., 2 hands.

Csárdás obstiné. Do.

Dem Andenken Petöfl's for PF., 2 and 4 hands.

16th Hungarian Rhapsody (Munkácsy), 2 hands; also 4 hands. 17th do. (Aus dem Figaro Album). 18th do. (Für das Album der Budapester Ausstellung). 19th do. (nach C. Abrányi's Csárdás nobles').


Published by Kahut's Nachfolger:—

'Christus,' PF. arrangements, 2 and 4 hands.

Antiphon for St. Cecilia's Day, contralto solo and 5-part mixed choir, and orchestral accompaniment. Also PF. or vocal score.

'Le Crucifix,' for contralto solo, with harmonium or PF. accompaniment.

Missa pro Organo.

Sacred Choruses. No. X, Anima Christi; No. XI, Tu es Petrus; No. XII, Dominus conservet eum.

'Salve Regina' (Gregorian), for harmonium or organ.

Songs: 'Verlassen,' 'Ich verlor die Kraft.'

Duet: 'O Meer im Abendstrahl.'

'Sonnenhymnus.' Baritone solo, male voice chorus, organ and orchestra. Also vocal score.

'Stanislaus,' oratorio. Full score. Vocal score. Single numbers.

'Salve Polonia,' Interludium. Full score. Also arrangement for PF.

'De Profundis,' Ps. cxxix, bass or alto solo, with PF. or organ.

'Le barde aveugle,' ballade for PF.

Collected Songs.


By Various Publishers:—

'Von der Wiege bis zum Grabe,' symphonic poem, after a drawing by Michael Zichy.

Varianten und Zusätze to 'Festklänge.'

'Le triomphe funèbre de Tasse.' epilogue to 'Tasso.'

Two new Mephisto-Walzer, orch. and PF., 2 or 4 hands (Fürstner).

'Crux,' Hymne des Marins, chorus and accompaniment ad lib.

'Pax Vobiscum,' motet, 4 male voices.

'Natus est Christus,' 4 male voices.

'Qui Mariam absolvisti,' baritone solo and chorus.

'O heilige Nacht,' tenor solo and 3-part female chorus (Fürstner).

'Nun danket Alle Gott,' chorus, organ, trumpets, trombones, and drums.

Antiphon for St. Cecilia's Day, contralto solo and 5-part female chorus.


Original, for Pianoforte:—

Années de Pélérinage. Troisième Année: No. 1. Angelus (also for string quartet). No. 2. Aux Cyprès de la Villa d'Este. No. 3. Do. No. 4. Les Jeux d'Eaux à la Villa d'Este. No. 5: 'Sunt lacrymae rerum' en mode hongrois. No. 6. Marche funèbre. No. 7. 'Sursum corda' (also for solo voices, Schott), 'Abschied,' russisches Volkslied. 'Die Trauer-Gondel' (Fritzsch). 3 Valses oubliées; Valse Élegiaque (Bote & Bock); Étude in C; Andante maestoso (Rosavölgy). 'Weihnachtsbaum,' 12 pieces, 2 or 4 hands (Fürstner). Grosses Concert-Fantasia über Spanische Weisen (Licht). Twelve books of Technical Studies, with more to follow (Schuberth).


Transcriptions:—

Processional March from 'Parsifal' (Schott). Other Wagner transcriptions (Schott, and B. & H.) Berlioz's 'Harold' Symphony (Leuckart). Verdi's 'Aïda' and 'Requiem.' Lassen's 'Hagen und Kriemhilde,' 'Faust,' and Intermezzo from 'Ueber allen Zaubern Liebe (Bote & Bock). Liebesscene and Fortuna's Kugel from Goldschmldt's 'Die sieben Todsünden.' Rubinstein's 'Gelb rollf and 'Der Asra' (Kistner). Schumann's 'Provençalisches Minnelied' (Fürstner). Forty-two Lieder by Beethoven, Franz, Schumann, and Mendelssohn (B. & H.). Paraphrase of themes from Handel's 'Almira.' Paraphrase of themes from modern Russian works. Wilhorsky's 'Romance.' Arrangements of Fest-Cantata for 4 hands; nocturne, 4 hands. Schubert's Marches, 4 hands. Beethoven's Concertos, 2 PFs.


Liszt had completed, or is said to have partly written:—New symphonic poem for organ, on lines by Herder, 'The Organ'; 'Lo sposalizio' (org.); Romance oubliée (violin); Mephisto Polka; new edition 'Soirées de Vienne'; score of Zarembski's duets; 'Die Macht der Musik,' song; Fantasia for orch. and PF. on Schubert's 'Der Wanderer'; 'Die Nebensonnen' and 'Aufenthalt' (Schubert) for PF.; 'Weihelied' to Leo XIII; 'Der ewige Jude,' for PF. with declaimed poem (Schubart).

The discovery of a concerto entitled 'Malédiction,' and of a choral work, 'The Creation,' has been reported.[1]

[ L. M. M. ]

LITOLFF, H. C. Add that his opera 'Les Templiers' was produced at Brussels in January, 1886.

LIVERPOOL MUSICAL FESTIVALS. No festival has been held since 1874. Add that Sir Julius Benedict was succeeded as conductor of the Liverpool Philharmonic Society in 1880 by Herr Max Bruch, since whose retirement in 1882 the post has been filled by Mr. Charles Hallé.

LLOYD, Charles Harford, born Oct. 16, 1849, at Thornbury, Gloucestershire, son of Edmund Lloyd, a solicitor, was educated at Thornbury Grammar School and Rossall School. From the latter he went to Magdalen Hall (now Hertford College), Oxford, in Oct. 1868 as the holder of an open classical scholarship. He graduated Mus.B. 1871, B.A. 1872, M.A. 1875, taking a second class in the Final Theological School. While an undergraduate he was instrumental in establishing the Oxford University Musical Club, and was elected its first president. This society (see vol. iv. p. 206) has done a great deal for the advancement of classical music in the University. It still flourishes, and up to June 1887 over 380 performances of chamber music had been given. Mr. Lloyd was appointed organist of Gloucester Cathedral in June 1876 as successor to Dr. S. S. Wesley. In this capacity he conducted the Festivals of the Three Choirs in 1877 and 1880. In Sept. 1882 he succeeded Dr. C. W. Corfe as organist of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, and in the same year became conductor of the Choral Society in succession to Mr. Parratt. His works, though few in number, have obtained well-deserved success. His themes are original and beautiful, and their treatment shows much experience and knowledge of effect. His part-writing is excellent, and in the structure of his compositions he displays a moderation and self-restraint which

  1. All posthumous MSS. were handed over to the Allg. Deutsche Musikverein by the Princess Hohenlohe, the daughter of Liszt's faithful friend and testatrix, the Princess Wittgenstein, who died in 1887.