New essay with pictures and music on our touchtable

4 February 2014

We are pleased to inform our visitors that an interesting essay with pictures and music is now available on the touchtable installed in the bedroom-study of the Liszt Museum, as part of our temporary exhibition Wagner and His Hungarian Friends.


The transformation of Wagnerian music drama's stage design at the beginning of the 20th century is a study written by Luca Keserű, art historian. It discusses the most important reforms introduced in the period with a special focus on the concepts of two directors Adolphe Appia and László Márkus. The touchtable allows you to read the text and listen to some unique recordings collected by pianist Ferenc János Szabó: excerpts of Wagner pieces performed by musicians from 1900 to the 1930-s.