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Published by University of Rochester Press in Rochester, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Busoni, Ferruccio, -- 1866-1924,
  • Pianists -- Italy -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

StatementGrigory Kogan ; translated and annotated by Svetlana Belsky.
GenreBiography
SeriesEastman studies in music -- v. 73
ContributionsBelsky, Svetlana.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML410.B98 K6413 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23919366M
ISBN 109781580463355
LC Control Number2009045610

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Grigory Kogan's book Busoni as Pianist (published in Russian in , and here translated for the first time) was and remains the first and only study to concentrate exclusively on Busoni's contributions to the world of the as Pianist summarizes reviews of Busoni's . Busoni's childhood and youth, --Finland and Moscow, --Berlin: Busoni's emergence as a great pianist --Busoni's technique: piano orchestration, tone production --Busoni's repertoire: an anti-romantic approach --Busoni's interpretation of Beethoven, Liszt, and Chopin --Busoni's interpretations: textual liberties --Busoni's. Grigory Kogan's book 'Busoni as Pianist' (published in Russian in , and here translated for the first time) was and remains the first and only study to concentrate exclusively on Busoni's contributions to the world of the piano. 'Busoni as Pianist' summarizes reviews of Busoni's playing and his own writings on the subject. It also closely Author: Grigory Kogan, Svetlana Belsky. Grigory Kogan's book Busoni as Pianist (published in Russian in , and here translated for the first time) was and remains the first and only study to concentrate exclusively on Busoni's contributions to the world of the piano. Busoni as Pianist summarizes reviews of Busoni's Brand: Boydell & Brewer.

  Busoni as Pianist by Grigory Kogan (), originally published in Russian (Ferruchcho Buzoni [Moscow: Muzyka, ]) and only recently translated into English, is therefore an invaluable contribution to scholarship about Busoni's pianism. Although music critics and scholars from Kogan's time to the present, such as Harold C. Schonberg (The. The second important link in Busoni’s technical “system” is the so-called method of technical variants. Following Liszt’s legacy¹ again, Busoni counsels every pianist, in working out a difficult passage, to invent textural variants for them and use these as helpful exercises and etudes. The Bach-Busoni Editions are a series of publications by the Italian pianist - composer Ferruccio Busoni (–) containing primarily piano transcriptions of keyboard music by Johann Sebastian Bach. Ferruccio Busoni is most widely known today as the composer of such works as the Second Violin Sonata, the incidental music for Gozzi's Turandot, and the most monumental piano concerto in the repertory (some eighty minutes long, with male chorus in the fi.

Busoni as Pianist, by Grigory Kogan, translated and annotated by Svetlana l & Brewer, Inc. ; pp., $ This book is a gem. It brings to life, through countless quotes, anecdotes and actual musical examples, the work of the legendary pianist, Ferruccio Busoni. Busoni's childhood and youth, --Chapter 2. Finland and Moscow, --Chapter 3. Berlin: Busoni's emergence as a great pianist --Chapter 4. Busoni's technique: piano orchestration, tone production --Chapter 5. Busoni's repertoire: an anti-Romantic approach --Chapter 6. Busoni's interpretation of Beethoven, Liszt, and Chopin --Chapter.   Grigory Kogan's book Busoni as Pianist (published in Russian in , and here translated for the first time) was and remains the first and only study to concentrate exclusively on Busoni's contributions to the world of the piano. Busoni as Pianist summarizes reviews of Busoni's playing and Busoni's own writings on the subject. It also closely Reviews: 1. Ferruccio Busoni’s remarkable Piano Concerto from may be the longest concerto ever written for any instrument. It may also be the most challenging. It demands nearly superhuman stamina and virtuosity of its soloist. The impetus for these performances may have come less from audiences, to whom Busoni is hardly a household name, than from the musicians themselves, to whom a .