Mephisto Waltzes

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Mephisto Waltzes (Mephistowalzer). Mephisto is abbreviation for Mephistopheles. 4 works by Liszt. No.1, orig. for orch. as No.2 (Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke) of 2 Episodes from Lenau's Faust (before 1861), was transcr. for pf. solo and pf. duet (1881); No.2, orig. for orch., transcr. pf. solo and duet (1881); No.3 for pf. (1883) orch. Riesenauer; No.4 for pf. (1885, pubd. 1952).