Freeburg Pianos: Preserving the Musical Lineage of Franz Liszt

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( Sat., Sep. 21, 2013 )

Performed by Dr. John Cobb and Christopher Tavernier

Kaplan Auditorium, Hendersonville Public Library, 301 N. Washington St., Hendersonville, NC 28739


Transcendental Etudes

John Cobb: Transcendental Etude No.1  (“Preludio”)

Christopher Tavernier: Transcendental Etude No.2  (“Molto Vivace”)

John Cobb: Transcendental Etude No.3  (“Paysage”)

Christopher Tavernier: Transcendental Etude No.4  (“Mazeppa”)


The Paganini Influence

John Cobb: Paganini Etude No.2 in E-flat Major

Christopher Tavernier:  Paganini Etude No.3 in G# minor, (La Campanella)


Christopher Tavernier and John Cobb:

Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Opus 43, for piano and orchestra

Arrangement for two pianos


The Symphonic Poem

John Cobb:  Legend No.1  (“Saint Francis of Assisi Preaching to the Birds”)

Christopher Tavernier:  Legend No. 2  (“Saint Francis of Paola Walking on the Waves”)


Song Transcriptions

John Cobb:  Liebesträume No. 3 – Song by Liszt

Christopher Tavernier: Widmung (Dedication) – Song by Robert Schumann


Special Solo Works

John Cobb: Consolation No.3  in D Flat

Christopher Tavernier: Five Hungarian Folk Songs  (With readings)


Operatic Paraphrase

Christopher Tavernier and John Cobb: 

Reminiscences of Norma by Bellini, for two pianos


Free and open to the public.

More information

Bob Tavernier: (828)707-2604


World Masterwork Series


  • Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 12:00 PM