Ferruccio Busoni

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Italo-German composer Ferruccio Busoni (1866-1924) was a titanic piano virtuoso and an architect of European modernism.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Chaconne, transcription for piano in D minor (after J. S. Bach, BWV 1004), KiV B24 1893 Keyboard
Elegien, suite of elegies (6) for piano, KiV 249 1907 Keyboard
Sonatina sopra Carmen, for piano (No. 6), KiV 284 1920 Keyboard
Berceuse élégiaque, for orchestra, Op. 42, KiV 252a 1909 Orchestral
Piano Concerto, for piano & orchestra with male chorus in C major, Op. 39, KiV 247 1901 Concerto
Turandot Suite, for orchestra, Op. 41, KiV 248 1904 Orchestral
Fantasia contrappuntistica (III), for 2 pianos, KiV 256b 1921 Keyboard
Doktor Faust, opera in 8 scenes (unfinished), KiV 303 1916 Opera
Toccatas, transcriptions (2) for piano in D minor & C major (BWV 564/565; BBGA 7/3), KiV B29 1899 Keyboard
Ich ruf' zu dir, transcription for piano (after J.S. Bach, BWV 639; Ten Chorale Preludes No. 5), KiV B27/5 1898 Keyboard
Sonata for violin & piano No. 2 in E minor, Op. 36a, KiV 244 1898 Chamber Music
Nun komm' der Heiden Heiland, transcription for piano (after J. S. Bach, BWV 659; Ten Chorale Preludes No. 3), KiV B27/3 1898 Keyboard
Fantasia nach J. S. Bach, for piano, KiV 253 1909 Keyboard
Toccata: Preludio, Fantasia, Ciaccona, for piano, KiV 287 1920 Keyboard
Chorale Preludes (10), transcriptions for piano (after J. S. Bach), KiV B27 1898 Keyboard
Praeludium & Fuge, transcription for piano in D major (after J. S. Bach, BWV 532), KiV B20 1888 Keyboard
Sonatina ad usum infantis, for piano (No.3), KiV 268 1915 Keyboard
Nun freut euch, lieben Christen, transcription for piano (after J. S. Bach, BWV 734; Ten Chorale Preludes No. 4), KiV B27/4 1898 Keyboard
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, transcription for piano (after J. S. Bach, BWV 645; Ten Chorale Preludes No. 2), KiV B27/2 1898 Keyboard
Fantasia contrappuntistica (I), for piano ("Edizione definitiva"), KiV 256 1910 Keyboard
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