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BUSONI, F.: Violin Sonatas Nos. 1 and 2 / 4 Bagatelles (Joseph Lin, Loeb)

Ferruccio Busoni composed the majority of his chamber music during the years 1878-90 at a time when he was fast emerging as a formidable pianist of the younger generation. Written in 1890, the First Violin Sonata is a strikingly assured work whose three-movement form and forcefulness of manner place it in the lineage of Austro-German Romanticism that the older composer was to disown. The Second Violin Sonata, composed during the summer of 1898, was considered by the composer to be his real ‘Op. 1’ in the sense that he had found his true voice. With its intricate part-writing, harmonic finesse and unorthodox form, the Sonata anticipates Busoni’s full maturity. The Four Bagatelles, with their references to popular German melodies, indicate Busoni’s ability, even at an early age, to integrate differing styles and types of music into his own work.


Busoni, Ferruccio

  Violin Sonata No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 29
1.   Play with flash player I. Allegro deciso 00:08:21
2.   Play with flash player II. Molto sostenuto 00:09:35
3.   Play with flash player III. Allegro molto e deciso 00:08:42
  Violin Sonata No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 36a
4.   Play with flash player I. Langsam - 00:10:36
5.   Play with flash player II. Presto - 00:02:36
6.   Play with flash player III. [Andante con moto] 00:19:44
  4 Bagatelles, Op. 28
7.   Play with flash player No. 1. Aus der Zopfzeit (From the Time of the Eighteenth - Century Zopfstil) 00:02:15
8.   Play with flash player No. 2. Kleiner Mohrentanz (Little Moorish Dance) 00:01:05
9.   Play with flash player No. 3. Wiener Tanzweise (Viennese Dance Tune) 00:02:15
10.   Play with flash player No. 4. Kosakenritt (Ride of the Cossacks) 00:01:18

Total Playing Time: 01:06:27






Composer(s):
Busoni, Ferruccio

Artist(s):
Lin, Joseph; Loeb, Benjamin

Label: Naxos

Series: 19th/20th Century Italian Classics

Genre: Chamber Music

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.557848

Barcode: 0747313284825

Release Date: 06/2007

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