Ferruccio Busoni

Biography by Uncle Dave Lewis

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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
Fantasia contrappuntistica (III), for 2 pianos, KiV 256b 1921 31:15 Keyboard
Piano Concerto, for piano & orchestra with male chorus in C major, Op. 39, KiV 247 1901 01:14:04 Concerto
Sonatina sopra Carmen, for piano (No. 6), KiV 284 1920 07:56 Keyboard
Turandot Suite, for orchestra, Op. 41, KiV 248 1904 31:02 Orchestral
Berceuse élégiaque, for orchestra, Op. 42, KiV 252a 1909 08:38 Orchestral
Elegien, suite of elegies (6) for piano, KiV 249 1907 33:28 Keyboard
Chaconne, transcription for piano in D minor (after J. S. Bach, BWV 1004), KiV B24 1893 14:30 Keyboard
Chorale Preludes (10), transcriptions for piano (after J. S. Bach), KiV B27 1898 21:22 Keyboard
Toccata: Preludio, Fantasia, Ciaccona, for piano, KiV 287 1920 10:28 Keyboard
Doktor Faust, opera in 8 scenes (unfinished), KiV 303 1916 02:59:17 Opera
Arlecchino, theatrical capriccio (opera) in 1 act, KiV 270, Op. 50 1914 56:58 Opera
Fantasia nach J. S. Bach, for piano, KiV 253 1909 12:22 Keyboard
Sonatina ad usum infantis, for piano (No.3), KiV 268 1915 07:32 Keyboard
Sonata for violin & piano No. 2 in E minor, Op. 36a, KiV 244 1898 32:24 Chamber Music
Praeludium & Fuge, transcription for piano in D major (after J. S. Bach, BWV 532), KiV B20 1888 11:57 Keyboard
Sarabande & Cortège, for orchestra (Zwei Studien zu "Doktor Faust"), Op. 51, KiV 282 1918 18:21 Orchestral
Sonatina seconda, for piano (No. 2), KiV 259 1912 09:00 Keyboard
Etude en forme de variations, for piano, Op. 17, KiV 206 1883 08:49 Keyboard
Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35a, KiV 243 1896 23:51 Concerto
Variationen und Fuge über das Prelude Op. 28/20 von Frederic Chopin in C minor, for piano, Op. 22, KiV 213 1884 16:24 Keyboard
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