Busoni: Late Piano Music - Marc-André Hamelin (piano)

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  1. Elegien, suite of elegies (6) for piano, KiV 249
  2. Nuit de Noël, sketch (esquisse) for piano, KiV 251
  3. Fantasia nach J. S. Bach, for piano, KiV 253
  4. Canonic Variations & Fugue from the "Musical Offering," transcription for piano (after J. S. Bach, BWV 1079), KiV B40
  5. An die Jugend, pieces (4) for piano, KiV 254: Giga, bolero e variazione
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  1. Elegien, suite of elegies (6) for piano, KiV 249
  2. Nuit de Noël, sketch (esquisse) for piano, KiV 251
  3. Fantasia nach J. S. Bach, for piano, KiV 253
  4. Canonic Variations & Fugue from the "Musical Offering," transcription for piano (after J. S. Bach, BWV 1079), KiV B40
  5. An die Jugend, pieces (4) for piano, KiV 254: Giga, bolero e variazione
  6. Sonatina, for piano (No. 1), KiV 257
  7. Sonatina seconda, for piano (No. 2), KiV 259
  8. Sonatina ad usum infantis, for piano (No.3), KiV 268
  9. Sonatina in diem nativitatis Christi MCMXVII, for piano (No. 4), KiV 274
  10. Sonatina brevis in signo Joannis Sebastini Magni, for piano (No. 5), KiV 280
  11. Sonatina sopra Carmen, for piano (No. 6), KiV 284
  12. Indianisches Erntelied, for piano, KiV deest
  13. Indian Diary: First Book, for piano ("Four Studies on motives by American Indians"), KiV 267
  14. Drei Albumblätter, for piano, KiV 289
  15. Toccata: Preludio, Fantasia, Ciaccona, for piano, KiV 287
  16. Notturni & Prologo, for piano in A minor, KiV 279
  17. Klavier- Übung, collection of etudes for piano in 10 volumes, KiV deest
  18. Zehn Variationen über das Prelude von F. Chopin Op. 28/20 in C minor, K. 293 (Klavierübung II/1), Op. 22, KiV 213a
  19. Kurze Stück zur Pflege des polyphonen Spiels, etudes (5, 6 or 7) for piano (Klavier-Übung I), KiV 296
  20. Perpetuum Mobile, for piano, Op. 54, KiV 293
  21. Prélude et Etude en Arpèges, for piano, KiV297
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The late piano works of Ferruccio Busoni can be characterized as virtuoso music par excellence, and because of their contrapuntal complexity, harmonic density, and technical difficulty, these pieces can have no greater champion than Marc-André Hamelin, the virtuoso's virtuoso. This Hyperion set of three CDs presents music that is far from well ...

Busoni: Late Piano Music 2013, Hyperion

UPC: 034571179513

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