The third volume of Annes de Plerinage was published in 1883. Whereas the pieces in Volumes I and II were recollections of early travels in Switzerland and Italy, the new works, composed between 1867 and 1877, weremore of a religious pilgrimage. Some parts already reflect Liszts aust ere later compositional style. With the visionary Jeux deaux la VilladEste, on the other hand, he almost enters the world of Impressionist sounds (it inspired Ravel to write his Jeux deau). The Bible quotation about the water of lifeŒî, contained in a footnote, leaves no doubt as to the spiritual dimension of the piece.