Program Music

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Faust and Gretchen talk together in a garden as Mephistopheles, the devil’s emissary, looks on.

The origins of the Faust legend.

Music inspired by the Faust legend.

Here is Movement 1 of Liszt’s Faust Symphony, entitled “Faust.”

Movement 2, “Gretchen.”

Movement 3, “Mephistopheles.”

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The “program” for Schumann’s Carnaval.

The entire piece performed by Boris Giltburg.

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