Cartoon Rhapsody: A Celebration of Franz Liszt's 200th Birthday

by Lynne Warfel, Minnesota Public Radio
October 20, 2011

St. Paul, Minn. — Join Lynne Warfel in celebrating the life and music of Franz Liszt on his 200th Birthday. Since he was perhaps the leading composer in providing soundtracks for America's most memorable cartoons, your audience will hear a collection of his work, and the work of his close colleagues in "Cartoon Rhapsody," airing this Saturday at 11 a.m.

Check out the playlist below.


1. Johannes Brahms - Hungarian Dance No. 7
2. Johannes Brahms - Hungarian Dance No. 5

3. Gioacchino Rossini - Barber of Seville: Overture
4. Gioacchino Rossini - Barber of Seville: Largo al factotum

5. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Sonata No. 16: 1st movement

6. Franz von Suppe - Poet and Peasant Overture

7. Richard Wagner - Tannhauser Overture

8. Franz Liszt - Dreams of Love No. 3 (Liebestraum)

9. Franz Liszt - Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2

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  • La Cenerentola (Cinderella): Overture 6:36 Gioacchino Rossini
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    Christian Benda
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