Lot 172
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BUSONI, FERRUCCIO. FINE MUSICAL QUOTATION FROM THE OPENING OF HIS PIANO CONCERTO

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Description

  • Fine musical quotation from the opening of his Piano Concerto, signed, dated and inscribed “Milano, Maggio, 1913 Ferruccio Busoni”
comprising the opening 8 measures of the first movement, written in piano score on a single system of two staves, in black ink 1 page, oblong 4to

Catalogue Note

Busoni’s Piano Concerto (1901-1904) is one of the longest and most difficult in the repertory and concludes with a male-voice choir in the fifth movement. It begins with a long orchestral passage whose broad opening theme is transcribed here by the composer.
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