Ferruccio Busoni

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... read moreItalo-German composer Ferruccio Busoni (1866-1924) was a titanic piano virtuoso and an architect of European modernism. Best known for his transcriptions of J.S. Bach and his Piano Concerto (1904), Fantasia Contrappuntistica (1910-1921), and opera Doktor Faust (1924), Busoni revolutionized piano...

Key songs

Ich Ruf Zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ (Bach Bwv 639)
Ferruccio Busoni
3:20
Toccata Und Fuge D Minor (Bach Bwv 565)
Ferruccio Busoni
9:35
Wachet Auf, Ruft Uns Die Stimme (Bach Bwv 645)
Ferruccio Busoni
4:07
Nun Komm, Der Heiden Heiland (Bach Bwv 659)
Ferruccio Busoni
3:54
Herr Gott, Nun Schleuß Den Himmel Auf (Bach Bwv 617)
Ferruccio Busoni
1:59

Biography

Active: 1890s-1910s
Country Of origin: Italy

An Italian/German pianist and composer of chamber pieces whose later works imply a rethinking of his distinct compositional style. An accomplished concert pianist and visionary musical theorist, Busoni wrote with great subtlety and invention and created a strange tonal world entirely his own.~ Rovi

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