By Grigory Kogan,Svetlana Belsky

ISBN-10: 1580463355

ISBN-13: 9781580463355

Ferruccio Busoni is most generally recognized this present day because the composer of such works because the moment Violin Sonata, the incidental song for Gozzi's Turandot, and the main huge piano concerto within the repertory (some 80 mins lengthy, with male refrain within the finale). yet Busoni used to be additionally well known in his day as an writer and pedagogue and, so much specially, as a pianist. Busoni's recordings of items by way of Chopin and Liszt -- and of his personal preparations of keyboard works by means of Bach and Beethoven -- are a lot prized and studied this day by way of connoisseurs of piano taking part in. but even his most vital biographers have solid just a cursory look on the pianistic element of Busoni's interesting career.
Grigory Kogan's booklet Busoni as Pianist (published in Russian in 1964, and the following translated for the 1st time) used to be and continues to be the 1st and in simple terms research to pay attention solely on Busoni's contributions to the area of the piano. Busoni as Pianist summarizes experiences of Busoni's taking part in and his personal writings at the topic. It additionally heavily analyzes the surviving piano roles and recordings, and examines Busoni's variations, preparations, and pedagogical output. As such, it is going to be of curiosity to pianists, academics and scholars of the piano, historians, and all who love piano track and the paintings of piano taking part in.

Grigory Kogan (1901-1979) was once a number one Soviet pianist and track critic. A conservatory professor on the age of twenty-one, Kogan created the first-ever direction in Russia facing the background and conception of pianism. via his very good lectures, his live performance performances, and his many books, articles, and studies, Kogan prompted a whole iteration of Soviet pianists.

Svetlana Belsky is a instructor and performer, and is coordinator of Piano stories on the college of Chicago.

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