Hungarian Rhapsody No. 8
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 8, S.244/8, in F-sharp minor, is the eighth Hungarian Rhapsody composed by Franz Liszt for solo piano. It was composed in 1847 and published in 1853. It has been nicknamed the "Capriccio". It utilizes a melody of Hungarian folk song Káka tövén költ a ruca in the slow section. The allegro motif was also used by Liszt in his symphonic poem Hungaria (1856).
A typical performance of the work lasts about six to seven minutes.
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