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Stephen Hough performs one of the most complex pieces of piano music ever written, and helps you uncover its subtle elegance with a multi-perspective performance and the innovative NoteFall visualisation.

“It‘s like a personal guided tour of a great castle, keys to every room, access to every secret.” – Stephen Hough

Features of The Liszt Sonata include:

• Witness a masterpiece: Hough’s virtuoso performance has been exquisitely captured on multiple cameras, allowing the music to be experienced from any perspective.

• The NoteFall: A hypnotic graphical visualisation of the music highlights the intricacy and complexity of the piece and the subtleties of its interpretation.

• Uncover the backstory: Delve into the soap opera that was Liszt’s life, explore the history and structure of the piece, and learn about the interplay of motives and themes that make the Piano Sonata such an important work.

Our classical music apps – The Orchestra, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony and The Liszt Sonata – have won the Royal Philharmonic Society’s Music Award for Creative Communication.

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What’s New

Version 1.0.10

Optimisations for iOS 12

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

Ben Martinet ,

Liszt Sonata

An amazing, in depth look at the Liszt piano sonata in b minor, fantastically performed and analyzed by the phenomenal Stephen Hough.
I hope that there will be more of these to come! Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin... the list goes on.
I can’t say enough great things about Mr. Hough. This man is a genius.
Thank you so much for this!

bdcoryell ,


I love this app! Everything about it is great. I wish they would make more!

Rat114 ,

The Liszt Sonata in B Minor

Stephen Hough's performance was superb. It was such an enriching experience to learn the background of the piece. I enjoyed the little embedded excerpts in the explanation portion of the app. Loved being able to follow the performance as the notes scrolled below. I just wished I could have somehow transferred the performance portion to my other devices so I could listen to the piece independent of the video. If that became available it could justify the price of the app. As it is if I want the music on my iPod I need to make another music only purchase and that is only if that recording is available for purchase. But I would love other pieces presented in like manner. I am planning to investigate The Orchestra also made by Touch Press. I know I won't be disappointed. Excellent app.


Amphio Limited
648.2 MB

Requires iOS 8.2 or later. Compatible with iPad.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
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