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Ferruccio Busoni: Violin Sonatas, Op. 29 & Op. 36a Ferruccio Busoni

£11.99

Barcode: 761203521326

  • Format: CD Album
  • Category: Classical
  • Released: 28th February 2020

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  • Description

    Of Busoni's two violin sonatas, composed in 1889 and 1898, the 'op.36a' second sonata is regarded as an absolutely key work. According to Busoni's own testimony, it first delineated his unique character as a composer. The entire work is based on a Bach chorale, and it culminates in a magnificent variation movement on the same. However, his enormous public appeal and the admiration for his transcription technique made Busoni skeptical, and he thought that he had strayed onto conventional paths - which was not the case. The 'op. 29' first sonata is very much more conventional within its limits, very much in keeping with its composer's life and times. The work today speaks unusually clearly to us, as an homage to Brahms, who supported Busoni, or as a link to the great pianist of those times, Anton Rubinstein, who himself published three violin sonatas.
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    Duration 61.0 mins
    No. of discs 1 disc(s)
    Format: CD / Album
    Label CPO
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