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The Complete Elegies, The Six Sonatinas: and Other Original Works for Solo Piano

The Complete Elegies, The Six Sonatinas: and Other Original Works for Solo Piano

by Ferruccio Busoni

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Like Franz Liszt, Ferruccio Busoni (1866–1924) first earned a worldwide reputation as an extraordinary pianist, and only later turned his efforts to composing. Although he is widely known for his virtuoso transcriptions of music by Bach and Liszt, his original piano compositions are today highly regarded for their combination of technical brilliance and innovative ideas.
This modestly priced volume brings together the best and most important Busoni original solo piano works: the seven Elegies; the six Sonatinas; the enormous and complex Contrapuntal Fantasy; the Fantasy after J. S. Bach; the Indian Diary (four piano studies on American Indian motifs); and the six Pieces, Op. 33b. Serious pianists and students of piano music will want to have this impressive and important new compilation in their music libraries.

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ISBN-13: 9780486312507
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 02/21/2013
Series: Dover Music for Piano
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 223 MB
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Table of Contents

"STÜCKE, Op. 33b"
1. Schwermut • Melancholy
2. Fohsinn • Gaiety
3. Scherzino • Little sherzo
4. Fantasia in modo antico • Fantasy in olden style
5. Finnische Ballade • Finnish ballad
6. "Exeunt omnes" • "All depart"
ELEGIEN: Sieben neue Klavierstücke
[Elegies: Seven new piano pieces]
1. Nach der Wendung • After the turning
2. All'Italia! (in modo napolitano) • To Italy! (in Neapolitan style)
3. "Meine Seele bangt und hoft zu Dir" • "My soul fears and hopes in You" (Choral prelude)"
4. Turandots Faruengemach • Turandot's room (Intermezzo)
5. Die Nächtlichen • The Nocturnals (Waltz)
6. Erscheinung • Apparition (Nocturne)
7. Berceuse • Lullaby
Fantasia nach Johann Sebastian Bach
[Fantasy after J. S. Bach]
"Fantasia Contrappuntistica (3rd, final version)"
[Contrapuntal fantasy]
Vier Klavierstudien über Motive de Rothäute Amerikas
[Indian Diary: Four piano studies on American Indian motifs]
1. "Allegretto affettuoso, un poco agitato"
2. Vivace
3. Andante
4. Maestoso ma andando
Sonatina [No. 1]
Sonatina Seconda
[Second sonatina]
Sonatina [No. 3] ad usum infantis Madeline M.* Americanae
"[...for the use of the American "princess" Madeline M.]"
1. Molto tranquillo
2. Andantino melancolico
3. Vivace (alla Marcia)
4. Molto tranquillo
5. Polonaise
Sonatina [No. 4] in diem nativitatis Christi MCMXVII
[...on the day of Christ's birth]
Sonatina brevis [Sonatina No. 5]
in Signo Joannis Sebastiani Magni'
[Short sonatina 'in the sign of the great Johann Sebastian' - a free imitation of Bach's Little Fantasy and Fugue in D Minor]
"Kammer-Fantasie über Bizets "Carmen" [Sonatina No.6]"
"[Chamber-Fantasy on Bizet's "Carmen"]"

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