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The Role of Poetry in Liszt's Piano Music — Take Petrarch Sonnet 104 as an Example

Lei Wang


Taking Liszt's Petrarch Sonnet 104 as an example, the role of poetry in Liszt's piano music was explored from the perspective of music itself. It was summarized in the following three aspects: firstly, poetry makes music content clear and provides music theme; secondly, poetry makes the form and structure in music clear; thirdly, the poem inspires inspiration, and its emotion and artistic conception sublimate the emotion and artistic conception of music works.


Poetry; Liszt Piano Music; Petrarch Sonnet 104

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/ahe.v4i1.1826