By Alan Walker
"You can not help yet continue turning the pages, puzzling over the way it will all end up: and Walker's accrued readings of Liszt's track must be taken heavily indeed."-D. Kern Holoman, New York assessment of Books
"A conscientious student keen about his topic. Mr. Walker makes the guy and his age come to lifestyles. those 3 volumes may be the definitive paintings to which all next Liszt biographies will aspire."-Harold C. Schonberg, Wall road Journal
"What distinguishes Walker from Liszt's dozens of past biographers is that he's both robust at the track and the lifestyles. a powerful musicologist with a full of life polemical variety, he discusses the composer's works with better realizing and readability than any earlier biographer. And while many have recycled an identical faulty, frequently destructive info, Walker has depended on his personal prodigious, globe-trotting study, a venture spanning twenty-five years. the result's a textured portrait of Liszt and his instances with no rival."-Elliot Ravetz, Time
"The prose is so vigorous that the reader is usually swept alongside by means of the narrative. . . . This three-part paintings . . . is now the definitive paintings on Liszt in English and belongs in all song collections."-Library Journal
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