Ferruccio Busoni. Chaconne, transcription for piano in D minor (after J. S. Bach, BWV ), KiV B Composition Information ↓; Description ↓; Appears On ↓. Indeed, Brahms made a piano left hand arrangement of the Chaconne which continues to find favour today. Ferruccio Busoni’s piano. Such was my fascination with his playing of the Bach-Busoni Chaconne that I pestered him many times about his mercurial way of performing it. At best, he.

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Creative Commons Attribution 4. Critics and commentators have been concerned by what might be termed the inauthentic nature of transcription practiced by a mere virtuoso, the sneer runs, upon the mighty Bach. The Moscow Recital of September 28, Busoni’s arrangement for piano, performed by Chiara Bertoglio, courtesy of Musopen 3: Geist of the music.


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The staggering evenness, tonal sheen and sense of direction informing his unison scales and rapid runs still beggar belief after 70 years. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Bach, Busoni and Liszt. The Bach-Busoni Editions are a series of publications by the Italian pianist – composer Ferruccio Chaconje — containing primarily piano transcriptions of keyboard music by Johann Sebastian Bach.

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Ronald Stevenson in Concert. One can carp about Grosvenor telegraphing dynamics or reversing them, while his ritardandos at cadence points and phrase ends tend towards the chxconne and predictable.


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The chaconne ground bass, for instance — sketched by Bach in fleetingly detached tones and double-stops — Busoni makes explicit though not in every variation, and not always in the bassthereby using the work’s own logic to enriching piano texture.

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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The later editions also include free adaptations and original compositions by Busoni which are based on the music of Bach. He was particularly engrossed in the subject of registration, recreating certain organ effects on the keyboard by means of an adequate imitation of the organ disposition, and offered his transcription of the Prelude buson Fugue in e minor BWV as an exemplar of his theories.

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Re-engraving of an earlier publication First published by Rieter-Biedermann at Leipzig Hofmeister’s Monatsberichtp. It requires not just a pair of busy and accomplished hands, but also a level of artistry that can fuse architectural savvy, sustaining power and poetic introspection.

Bysoni saw his personal success as an inevitable consequence of his destiny, and, generous man that he was, set forth to share his knowledge and vision through a planned mammoth edition of the complete keyboard works of Bach.


Since a piano produces tones busono an analogous manner, by the striking of the string with a felt-covered hammer, the adaptation of music written for such instruments to piano often requires very little, if any, alteration.

Streams Videos All Posts. Arranger Wilhelm Lamping He milks most soft passages, and rides the sweeping loud paragraphs like a confident surfer catching one big wave after another. Buwoni a thoughtful essay on the art of transcription, Busoni gave a detailed reply. Arranger William Thomas Best The following items have been published by Masters Music Publications: He prefaced the edition of his arrangement of Ten Buwoni Preludes with a statement of intentions: Benedetti Michelangeli plays Bach, Scarlatti, Galuppi.

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Piano Masterworks of Busoni. Arranger Antonio Maria Bologna. Excellent exercise for intonation and left-hand agility. Topics covered include 1 doublings: The subtle melodic inflections that he brings out within the staccato octaves and repeated chords, for example, tend to elude other pianists.

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