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Goldberg Variations and Other Bach Transcriptions for Solo Piano

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ISBN13:

9780486490700

ISBN10:
048649070X
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
3/21/2013
Publisher(s):
Dover Publications
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Summary

This volume collects four of J. S. Bach's keyboard masterpieces Goldberg Variations, Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue, Art of the Fugue, and Concerto for Piano and String Orchestra in D Minor in arrangements by pianist and composer Ferruccio Busoni. Includes Busoni's original system of keyboard notation, demonstrated vis-a-vis the Chromatic Fantasy.

Author Biography

Ferruccio Busoni (1866–1924) was one of history's most celebrated pianists and a composer of note. A controversial transciber of J. S. Bach's keyboard works, he prepared a 25-volume edition of Bach's music with side-by-side commentaries and piano arrangements of his own and those of his pupil, Egon Petri.


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