List of compositions by Ferruccio Busoni

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Ferruccio Busoni.

This article presents a complete catalog of original compositions by Ferruccio Busoni, including a large number of early works, most of which remain unpublished. The earliest preserved pieces were written when he was barely seven years old. Over 200 of the total of 303 original compositions were produced before the age of twenty.

Contents

For a more selective list of recorded works, see Ferruccio Busoni discography.

Busoni also produced a number of cadenzas, transcriptions, and editions. For a complete list see List of adaptations by Ferruccio Busoni .

Introductory notes

Opus numbers

Busoni's opus numbers are confusing. Initially he numbered each work as he wrote it. Upon reaching Op. 40 he began assigning opus numbers of unpublished youthful works to new compositions. Later he started again from Op. 30, adding an "a" to Op. 30 to 36. From Op. 41 the numbering is fairly regular although it bears little relationship to the actual date of composition, and many compositions were published without opus number. [1] Among unpublished compositions, some have two opus numbers. [2] Because of their confusing nature Roberge recommended against using them and eliminated them from his List of Works. [3] However, since opus numbers are written on manuscripts, included on published scores, used for identification of compositions by many recordings, and included in the standard reference works by Dent (1933), Kindermann (1980), Beaumont (1985), and Sitsky (2008), they are given here as an aid in identification. The user should be aware, however, that a particular opus number may refer to more than one item and says very little about the date of composition or publication.

Catalog numbers

The letters BV (Busoni-Verzeichnis [Busoni Catalog]) followed by a number are used for identification of Busoni's original compositions. [4] [5] [6] The BV numbers are based on the first comprehensive catalog of Busoni's unpublished as well as published works prepared by Jürgen Kindermann. The letters KiV are also sometimes used, [7] as well as the abbreviations Kind- [8] and K. [9] Although Kindermann himself did not specify any letters to be used for referring to his catalog, he has agreed to the use of the abbreviation BV. [10] The catalog is not strictly chronological, since it frequently incorporates published works by the date of publication rather than the date of composition. [11] When the catalog number is preceded by the letters BV B, for example, Ten Chorale Preludes by Bach, BV B 27, it refers to a cadenza, transcription, or adaptation (see List of adaptations by Ferruccio Busoni).

Catalog of original compositions

BV catalog numbers are from Roberge. [4] Titles and opus numbers are listed as in Beaumont, [2] except as noted. Titles are in the original language, except for instrumentation and generic terms, such as "string quartet." For example, Beaumont partially translates "Berceuse pour le piano," to "Berceuse, for piano." Additional title information provided by Roberge, for example, a key signature not found in the original title, is sometimes added in parentheses. For works with text, the first line is typically given, followed by the name of the poet in parentheses. Translations, when provided, are in brackets. Dates of composition and durations are from Beaumont, unless otherwise indicated. Dedications are from Roberge. [4]

Busoni Archive: Most of Busoni's unpublished early manuscripts, as well as those of later works, have been preserved in the Busoni-Nachlaß [Busoni-Archive]. The collection consists of 366 cataloged items, many of which were lost during the Second World War, and after the war were divided between Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Musikabteilung, in West Berlin and the Deutsche Staatsbibliothek, Musikabteilung, in East Berlin. Kindermann lists the locations and manuscript numbers of each work, for those manuscripts which were available until the year he published his catalog (1980). Some of the lost items reappeared later; most are now at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow. [12] After the fall of the Berlin wall, the two libraries were reunited as the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. Sitsky (pp. 363–383) has an appendix listing manuscripts (with numbers, locations, titles and/or a short description), including those lost, which may yet reappear, as well as those not part of the Busoni-Archive, which are either not numbered or are numbered with a different system. The Busoni-Archive manuscript numbers provided by Sitsky are prefixed with the letters "SB", a procedure which has been adopted here as well.

Abbreviations: acc., according to; arr., arrangement; SB, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin; B&H, Breitkopf & Härtel, Leipzig (unless otherwise indicated); cat., catalog; ded., dedicated to; dur., duration; frag, fragment; fp, first performance; (score), link to score at the International Music Score Library Project; instr., instrumentation; MS, manuscript; pub., published; rev., revised; unpub., unpublished.

BV 1 to 100

Cat. no.TitleDate(s) of compositionDetails
BV 1Canzone [Song] (in C major) Op. 1, for pianoJun 1873 SB1; unpub.
BV 2Berceuse (in C major) Op. 2, for pianoJun 1873 SB2; unpub.
BV 3Introduzione, Tempo di Walzer e Finale [Introduction, Waltz Tempo and Finale] Op. 3, for pianoAug 1873 SB3; unpub.
BV 4Cadenza-Esercizio [Cadenza-Exercise] (in C major) Op. 4, for pianoSept 1873 SB4; unpub.
BV 5Studio [Study] (in G major) Op. 5, for pianoOct 1873 SB5; unpub.
BV 6Tema con Variazioni (in C major) Op. 6, for pianoOct 1873 SB7; unpub.
BV 7Menuetto (in C major) Op. 17, for piano5 October 1873; 15 October 1873 SB16, SB28; unpub.
BV 8Preghiera alla Madonna "Vergin santa benedetta Madre" Op. 7, song for two women and piano15 October 1873 SB7; unpub.
BV 9Marcia funebre (in C minor) Op. 8, for piano22 February 1874 SB8; unpub.
BV 10Romanza senza parole [Romance without words] (in C minor) Op. 9, for piano22 February 1874 SB9; unpub.; ded. Ersilia Grusovin
BV 11Canzone popolare (in C major) Op. 13, for piano17 September 1874 SB18; unpub.
BV 12La Canzone del Cacciatore [Hunter's Song] (in C major) Op. 10, for piano20 September 1874 SB10; unpub.
BV 13Preludio (in C major) Op. 11, for pianoOct 1874 SB11; unpub.; see BV 15
BV 14Scherzo (in A minor) Op. 14, for pianoOct 1874 SB13; unpub.
BV 15Preludio (in C major), for clarinet and piano12 July 1875 SB17; unpub.; arr. of BV 13
BV 16Inno-Variato [Hymn with variations] Op. 12, for pianoMar 1875 SB12; unpub.
BV 17Polka (in C major) Op. 16, for pianoJan 1875 SB14; unpub.
BV 18Scherzo in B-flat major Op. 15, for pianoFeb 1875 SB15; unpub.
BV 19Preludio (in C major) Op. 18, for clarinet and piano26 February 1875; rev. 14 July 1875 SB20; unpub.
BV 20Preludio (in C major) Op. 19, for pianoMar 1875 SB19; unpub.
BV 21Preludio (in C major) Op. 20, for pianoMar 1875 SB21; unpub.
BV 22Sonata in D major, for piano20 August 1875 SB22; unpub.
BV 23Fuga a 2 voci in stile libero [Fugue for two voices in free style], for piano23 August 1875 SB23; unpub.
BV 24Studio [Study] in C major, for piano28 August 1875 SB24; unpub.
BV 25Fuga a 3 voci [Fugue for 3 voices] (in A minor), for piano2 September 1875 SB25; unpub.
BV 26Gavotta (in D minor), for piano26 September 1875 SB26; unpub.
BV 27Inno [Hymn] (in C minor), for piano28 September 1875 SB27; unpub.
BV 28Studio contrappuntato [Contrapuntal Study] (in D major), for piano14 October 1875 SB29; unpub.; ded. Anna Weiß-Busoni
BV 29Capriccio (in C minor), for piano1 November 1875; rev. 1 December 1875 SB32, SB42; unpub.
BV 30Presto in C minor, for piano25 November 1875 SB30; unpub.; ded. Ferdinando Busoni
BV 31Invenzione a due voci (in C major), for piano2 December 1875 SB31, SB44, SB46; unpub.; ded. Anna Weiß-Busoni
BV 32Inno [Hymn] (in C major), for piano5 December 1875 SB33, SB45; unpub.; ded. Anna Weiß-Busoni
BV 33Mandolinata (in C minor), for piano25 December 1875 SB34; unpub.
BV 34Waltzer da Concerto. Momento Musicale [Concert Waltz. Musical Moment] (in C minor), for piano25–27 December 1875 SB35, SB47; unpub.; ded. Luigi Cimoso
BV 35Fuga a tre voci [Fugue for three voices] (in C minor), for harmonium or organ5 January 1876 SB36; unpub., ded. Ferdinando Busoni
BV 36"Du bist wie eine Blume" (Heinrich Heine) ["You are like a flower"], song for voice and piano24 January 1876 SB48?; unpub.; ded. Anna Ephrussi
BV 37Scherzo in C minor, for piano11 February 1876 SB37?; unpub.; ded. Anna Weiß-Busoni
BV 38String quartet no. 1 (in C minor)20–23 February 1876 SB51; unpub.
BV 39"Die Abendglocke schallet" (unknown) ["The evening bell sounds"], song for voice and piano3 March 1876 SB49?; unpub.; ded. Carolina Gomperz-Bettelheim
BV 40Marcia funebre [Funeral march] (in F minor), for piano15 March 1876 SB38; unpub.
BV 41Sonata in C major for violin and piano19 March 1876 SB52; unpub.
BV 42 String quartet no. 2 (in F minor)28 April 1876 v SB53; unpub; ded
BV 43Fantaisie-Impromptu (in C minor), for piano6 June 1876 SB39; unpub.; ded. Josephine von Wertheimstein
BV 44Wiegenlied [Lullaby]: "Schlafe süß in Gottes Schoß" (unknown) ["Sleep sweetly in God's lap"], for voice and piano15 June 1876 SB50; unpub.; ded. Mina Gomperz
BV 45 Il Dolore: Romanza senza parole [Sorrow: Romance without words] (in A minor), for piano21 June 1876 v SB40, unpub, ded
BV 46Menuetto (in A minor), for piano3 July 1876 SB41; unpub.
BV 47Fughetta (for four voices in C major), for piano9 September 1876 SB54; unpub.; ded. Betty Preläuthner
BV 48 Gavottina (in F major) Op. 3 no. 3, for piano11 November 1876 v SB55; unpub
BV 49Meditazione [Meditation] (in D major), for piano10 December 1876 SB57; unpub.
BV 50Invention (in C minor), for piano31 December 1876 SB360; unpub
BV 51 Ouverture (in E major), for (large) orchestra (fragment)1876 v SB58; unpub; instr; arr
BV 52Studio [Study] (in C major), for piano1 January 1877 SB59; unpub.
BV 53Untitled (Allegretto in C minor), for piano8 January 1877 SB60; unpub.
BV 54Fuga in G major, for piano23 January 1877 SB61; unpub.
BV 55Waise und Rose, "Wie bin ich armes Kind allein" (unknown) ["How am I poor child alone"], (song) for mezzo-soprano and piano7 March 1877 SB62; unpub.
BV 56"Deh, ci guarda benedetta" (Ferruccio Busoni) ["For pity's sake, she watches us blessed"] (in E-flat major), for SATB (a cappella)11 May 1877 SB63; unpub.
BV 57 Sonata (No. 4 in F minor)? Op. 6, for piano (unfinished)May 1877 v SB78; unpub
BV 58 Sonata no. 1 in C major Op. 7, for piano20 May 1877 v SB64; unpub
BV 59Invenzione (in D major), for piano20 June 1877 SB65; unpub
BV 60Menuetto (in F major), for string quartet24 June 1877 SB66; unpub
BV 61 Sonata No. 2 in D major Op. 8, for piano5 July 1877 v SB67; unpub
BV 62 Scherzo (in F-sharp minor), for pianoJul 1877 v MS, pub, ded
BV 63 Antiphon, "Salve decus patriarchum" (liturgical) ["Hail, O glory of the patriarchs"], for soprano, mezzo-soprano, baritone, and harmonium 19 August 1877 SB73; unpub
BV 64 Preludio (in E minor), for piano4 September 1877 v SB68; unpub
BV 65 Sonata No. 3 in E major Op. 9, for piano (unfinished)14 September 1877 v SB69; unpub
BV 66Allegro fugato (in E major), for piano30 September 1877 SB70; unpub.
BV 67 "Ave Maria," (Antiphon) Op. 1, for voice and piano1 October 1877 v pub, ded
BV 67a"Ave Maria," (Antiphon) Op. 1, for voice and strings20 June 1878 SB91; unpub.; arr. from BV 67; instr [13]
BV 68"Salve Regina" Op. 2, (Antiphon), for mezzo-soprano and piano9 October 1877 SB71; unpub.; see BV 68a
BV 68a"Salve Regina" Op. 4, (Antiphon), for mezzo-soprano and stringsundated, probably Oct 1877 SB72; unpub.; arr. of BV 68; instr [13]
BV 69"Pater noster," for mezzo-soprano, three-part male-voice choir and piano or harmonium23 December 1877 SB74; unpub.
BV 70L'Invalido [The Invalid] Op. 31, "Ho quarant'anni per la patria" (Michele Buono) ["I have been forty years in the native land"], Ballata [Ballad], for tenor and piano31 December 1877 SB75; unpub.
BV 71 Cinq Pièces [Five Pieces] Op. 3, for piano1877 v pub, fp
BV 72 Andante con moto (in E minor) Op. 10, for clarinet and piano1877 v SB79, pub
BV 73Menuetto (in D minor) Op. 4, for piano1 February 1878 SB76; pub.
BV 74Toccata (in B-flat major) Op. 4, for piano17 February 1878 SB77; unpub.
BV 75Studio [Study] in C minor Op. 12, for pianoFeb 1878 SB80; unpub.
BV 76Adante ed Allegro vivace Op. 13, for string quartet23 February 1878 SB81; unpub.
BV 77Menuetto (in F major) Op. 14, for piano26 February 1878MS, pub., ded. [14]
BV 78Preludio e Fuga in C major Op. 15, for piano left hand27 February 1878 SB82; unpub.
BV 79Fuga in stile libero [Fugue in free style] (in F minor) Op. 16, for piano5 March 1878 SB83; unpub.
BV 80 Concerto (in D minor) Op. 17, for piano and string quartet [15] 21 March 1878 SB84, pub, instr, dur. [15]
BV 81Suite campestre, 5 pezzi caratteristici [Pastoral suite, five character pieces] Op. 18, for piano [16] 1–5 April 1878 [16] SB85; pub. [16]
BV 82"Pater noster" a tre voci ["Our Father" in three voices] Op. 20, (for soprano, alto, and baritone)6 April 1878 SB86; unpub.
BV 83Piano piece in C major (untitled)5 May 1878 SB87 (sketches); unpub.
BV 84Preludio in F minor Op. 19, for piano5 May 1878 SB88; unpub.
BV 85Preludio e Fuga in C minor Op. 21, for piano13 May 1878MS, pub [17]
BV 86Tristezza, "Dimmi perchè si pallido" (Heinrich Heine, trans. Vincenzo Baffi) [Sorrow, "Tell me why so pale"] Op. 22, for mezzo-soprano and piano18 May 1878 SB89; unpub.
BV 87 Antiphon, "Tota pulchra es Maria" ["Maria, you are completely beautiful"] Op. 23, for SATB 13 June 1878 SB90; unpub.
BV 88Suite Op. 10, for clarinet and piano [18] May–June 1878 [18] SB92; pub. [18]
BV 89Gavotta Op. 25, for piano11 July 1878MS, pub. [19]
BV 90Graduale delle Messe communi della Madonna, "Benedicta et venerabilis es" Op. 27 (Op. 15), for mezzo-soprano, SATB, and organ or piano30 July 1878 SB93; unpub.
BV 91"Ave Maria," (Antiphon) Op. 2, for voice and pianoAug 1878?pub. C. A. Spina, Vienna, 1879?
BV 92Rhapsodie hongroise [Hungarian Rhapsody] Op. 28, for piano4–22 September 1878 SB94 (frag); unpub.
BV 93"Salve Regina" Op. 29, (Antiphon) for contralto and piano30 September 1878 SB95; unpub.
BV 94Lied der Klage [Song of Lamentation] Op. 38, "Die Luft ist trübe, der Wind weht kalt" (Otto von Kapf), ["The air is gray, the wind blows cold"] for alto voice and piano14 October 1878 SB96; pub. August Cranz, Hamburg, 1879?
BV 95"Ave Maria" in the style of Palestrina Op. 11, (Antiphon) for SATB 20 Act 1878 SB97; unpub.
BV 96Piece for violin and piano Op. 70 (untitled)Nov 1878MS: (lost), unpub.
BV 97Rondo brilliant, for pianoNov 1878MS: (lost), unpub.
BV 98Des Sängers Fluch, "Es stand in alten Zeiten ein Schloß so hoch und hehr" (Ludwig Uhland) [The Singer's Curse, "There stood in ancient times, a castle so high and noble"] Op. 39, for alto voice and pianoNov 1878pub. August Cranz, Hamburg, 1879?; ded. Doktor Albin von Vogel
BV 98aDes Sängers Fluch, "Es stand in alten Zeiten ein Schloß so hoch und hehr" (Ludwig Uhland) [The Singer's Curse, "There stood in ancient times, a castle so high and noble"] Op. 39, for alto voice and orchestra13 April 1879 SB104; unpub.; instr [20]
BV 99Preludio e Fuga (in C minor) Op. 32, for 2 pianos5 December 1878 SB98; unpub.
BV 100Racconti Fantastici. 3 Pezzi caratteristici [Fantastic Tales. 3 character pieces] Op. 12, for piano [21] 1878 or 1882? [21] pub., fp, ded. [21]

BV 101 to 200

Cat. no.TitleDate(s) of compositionDetails
BV 101Solo dramatique (in B-flat minor) Op. 13 (Op. 33), for clarinet and piano2 February 1879 SB99; pub; fp [22]
BV 102Menuetto (in F major) Op. 15 (Op. 25), for string quartet12 February 1879 SB100; unpub.
BV 103Missa I [Mass I] Op. 34, for SATB 12 February 1879 SB101; unpub.
BV 104Capriccio (in G minor) Op. 36, for 2 pianos21 February 1879 SB102; unpub.
BV 105"Benedicta et venerabilis es" (Gradual) Op. 16, for SAB 1 April 1879 SB103; unpub.
BV 106Scherzo (in C major) Op. 17, for pianoMay 1879 SB105 JU ; unpub.
BV 107Andantino (in B-flat [major?]) Op. 41 (Op. 18), for clarinet and piano4 May 1879 SB106 JU ; pub
BV 108Serenade no. 2 (in B-flat [major?]) Op. 42 (Op. 19), for clarinet and piano4–31 May 1879 SB107 JU ; pub
BV 109Piece for piano duet (four hands) Op. 43 (untitled)May 1879? SB108 JU ; unpub.
BV 110Concerto for piano and orchestra Op. 46May 1879 SB109 (frag) JU ; unpub.; one movement
BV 111Scherzo Op. 47 (Op. 20), for string quartet31 May 1879 SB110 JU ; unpub.
BV 112Variationen über ein Minnesängerlied aus dem XIII. Jahrhundert [Variations on a 13th-century Minnesängerlied] Op. 48 (Op. 22), for piano and violin23 June 1879 SB111 JU ; unpub.
BV 113Sternenlied, "Es glänzt am Himmel Stern an Stern" (Oskar von Redwitz) [Star song, "It glitters in the heavens star upon star"] Op. 49 (Op. 23), for alto voice and piano26 June 1879MS:SB112 JU ; unpub.
BV 114Albumvokale Op. 30, for voice and piano [23] 10 February 1884MS, pub.; [23] dur. 15 min
BV 115Präludium und Fuge [Prelude and Fugue] in D minor Op. 51 (Op. 26)23 July 1879 SB113 JU ; unpub.; ded. Anna Weiß-Busoni
BV 116Novelette Op. 52 (Op. 27), for clarinet and piano2 August 1879 SB114 JU ; pub
BV 117Scherzo (in F-sharp minor) Op. 53 (Op. 28)14 August 1879 SB115 JU ; unpub.
BV 118Scherzo in A minor Op. 54 (Op. 29)20 August 1879 SB116 JU ; unpub.
BV 119"Stabat Mater" Op. 55, (Sequence) for SSATBB and stringsAug 1879 SB117 JU ; unpub.; fp; [24] instr [13]
BV 120Tragische Geschichte, "Es war einer, dem's zu Herzen ging" (Adelbert von Chamisso) [Tragic Stories, "There was one, who took it to heart"] Op. 56 (Op. 30), for low voice and piano2 October 1879 SB118 JU ; unpub.; arr. for TTBB, see BV 120a
BV 120aTragische Geschichte, "Es war einer, dem's zu Herzen ging" (Adelbert von Chamisso) [Tragic Stories, "There was one, who took it to heart"] Op. 56 (Op. 30), for TTBB (male chorus)undated [25] SB202; unpub.; arr. of BV 120
BV 121"Lieb Liebchen, leg's Händchen aufs Herze mein" (Heinrich Heine) ["Dear little dear one, lay your little hand upon my heart"] Op. 57 (Op. 31), for soprano and piano2? Oct 1879 SB119 JU ; unpub.
BV 122"Es fiel ein Reif in der Frühlingsnacht" (traditional Rheinland) ["Hoarfrost formed in the spring night"] Op. 59 (Op. 33), (song) for mezzo-soprano and piano13 October 1879 SB120 JU ; unpub.
BV 123Märchen [Fairy Tale] Op. 60 (Op. 34), for cello (or clarinet) and pianoOct 1879 SB121 JU ; unpub.
BV 124Menuetto capriccioso [Capricious little menuet] in C major Op. 61, for pianoOct 1879pub., fp, ded. [26]
BV 125Introduzione e Capriccio, for 2 pianos23 November 1879MS: (lost); unpub.
BV 126Danze antiche [Ancient Dances] Op. 11, for piano [27] Dec 1879 [27] MS, pub., fp, ded. [27]
BV 127"Kyrie" Op. 64, for SATB (a cappella);30 December 1879 SB122 JU ; unpub.
BV 128Ouverture (in E major), for piano four hands (fragment)undated [28] SB125 JU ; unpub.; arr. of BV 51?
BV 129Andanteundated [28] SB126 JU ; unpub
BV 130Moderato (fragment)undated [28] SB127 JU ; unpub
BV 131Andante con moto (dietro l'antico stile [in the old style]) B-flat majorundated [28] SB128 JU ; unpub.
BV 132Piano piece in B minor (untitled fragment)undated [28] SB129 JU ; unpub
BV 133Piano piece in D minor (untitled)undated [28] SB130; unpub.
BV 134Andante e Tarantella (in C minor), for pianoundated [28] SB131; unpub.
BV 135String Quartet no. 3 (in F minor)undated [28] SB132; unpub.
BV 136Allegretto (in D-flat major), for string quartetundated [28] SB133; unpub.
BV 137Andante Sostenuto - Allegro Vivace (in C minor), for string quartetundated [28] SB134 (frag); unpub.
BV 138Sonata in D major, for piano and clarinetundated [28] SB135; unpub.
BV 139Novellett (Allegro vivace in C minor), for clarinet and pianoundated [28] SB136; unpub.
BV 140Piece (in B-flat major) for clarinet and piano (untitled)undated [28] SB137 (frag); unpub.
BV 141Andante maestoso, for orchestraundated [28] SB138 (frag); unpub.
BV 142"Non torna più", (song) for voice and pianoundated [28] SB139 (sketch, frag); unpub.
BV 143"Mein Herz gleicht dem Meere" (Heinrich Heine), (song) for voice and pianoundated [28] SB140; unpub.
BV 144"Espére enfant demain" (Victor Hugo), (song) for (soprano) voice and piano1880? SB141; unpub.
BV 145Preghiera alla Madonna, "Vergin santa benedetta," for SATB undated [28] SB142 (sketches, frag)
BV 146"Gloria", for SATB 1 January 1880 SB144; unpub.
BV 147Das Erkennen Op. 65, for voice and piano20 January 1880 SB145 (sketches); unpub.
BV 148"Ave Maria" Op. 67, (Antiphon) for voice and stringsundated [29] SB146 (frag); unpub.
BV 149Praeludium [und] Fuge in D major a 3 voci, for piano"30 February 1880" (sic) SB148; unpub.
BV 150Marsch Op. 41, for piano5 March 1880MS: (lost); unpub.
BV 151Der Tanz: Walzer (in E-flat major), for pianoundated [30] SB149; unpub.
BV 152Gavotte in F minor Op. 70, for piano11 April 1880 SB149; pub., fp, ded. [31]
BV 153Invention (in E minor), for piano14 May 1880 SB149; unpub.
BV 154Fugue in F major on a theme of W. A. Rémy, [32] for pianoundated [30] SB149; unpub.
BV 155Preludio [und] Fuge (in C minor) Op. 75, for pianoMay 1880 SB155; unpub.
BV 156Duo (in E minor) Op. 43 (Op. 73), for 2 flutes and pianoJun 1880 SB151; pub. 1991 [33]
BV 157Praeludium (Basso ostinato) und Fuge (Doppelfuge zum Choral) Op. 7 (Op. 76), for organ23 January 1880; 30 June 1880 SB147; pub.; [34] ded. Wilhelm Mayer [32]
BV 158Rondo (in A major) Op. 77 (Op. 45), for pianoJuly 1880 SB153; unpub.
BV 159Tre pezzi nello stile antico [Three pieces in ancient style] Op. 10, for piano [35] Jul 1880 [35] MS, pub.; fp, ded. [35]
BV 160Scherzo (in C [major?]) Op. 47, for pianoAug 1880MS: (lost); unpub.
BV 161Impromptu (in E minor) Op. 48, for clarinet and pianoAug 1880 SB154; [36] unpub.
BV 162Piece (in A minor), for clarinet and piano (untitled)undated SB154; unpub.
BV 163Phantasiestück Op. 49, for pianoAug 1880MS: (lost); unpub.
BV 164Sonate (in F minor) Op. 49 (Op. 50), for piano1 September 1880 SB155; unpub.
BV 165Praeludium & Fuge in D major Op. 73, for pianoOct 1880MS: (lost); unpub.
BV 166Praeludium [und] Fuge (in 4 voices) in G minor Op. 74, for pianoOct 1880 SB; unpub.; arr., see BV 220 [37]
BV 167Zwei Lieder [Two Songs] Op. 31, for voice and piano [38] 12 October 1880MS, pub., ded. [38]
BV 168Sonata for pianoNov 1880MS: (lost); unpub.
BV 169Missa in honorem Beate Mariae Virginis Op. 51, for (a cappella) double chorusNov 1880 SB161; unpub.; ded. Johannes B. Zwerger
BV 170Scherzo Op. 52, for violin, cello, and pianoNov 1880MS: (lost); unpub.
BV 171Frühlingslied, "Ich grüße euch liebe Vögelein" (Otto von Kapff) Op. 44, for TTBB Jun 1880? [39] SB159; unpub.
BV 172Der Wirtin Töchterlein, "Es zogen drei Burschen" (Ludwig Uhland) Op. 45 (Op. 53), for TTBB Nov 1880 SB160; unpub.
BV 173"Guten Abend, gute Nacht" (from Des Knaben Wunderhorn ), for TTBB Nov 1880? SB; unpub.
BV 174Motet, "Gott erbarme sich unser" Op. 55, for chorus and piano15 November 1880 SB162; unpub.; arr. as BV174a
BV 174aMotet, "Gott erbarme sich unser" Op. 55, for chorus and orchestra23 December 1880 SB163; unpub.; instr; [40] arr. of BV 174
BV 175Studio [Étude] in A minor, for piano1880? SB166; unpub.
BV 176Suite (in G minor), for clarinet and string quartet1880? SB167; unpub.
BV 177String Quartet no. 2 in C major Op. 56Jan-Feb 1881 and Dec 1881 - Jan 1882 SB164; unpub.
BV 178Praeludium [und] Fuge, for piano1 April 1881 SB (lost); unpub.
BV 179Praeludium [und] Fuge (in A minor), for piano1 April 1881 SB; unpub.
BV 180Preludio e Fuga (for 4 voices in C major) Op. 36, for piano10 April 1881MS, pub, fp, ded. [41]
BV 18124 Préludes Op. 37, for piano [42] (score)May 1881MS, pub., fp; [42] ded. Luigi Cimoso
BV 182Fuge in C [major?] Op. 72, for piano1881MS: (lost); unpub.
BV 183Requiem (Missa funebre) for soloists, chorus, and orchestra3 May - 10 July 1881 SB171; unpub.; instr [43]
BV 184Andante mit Variationen [Andante with Variations] (and Scherzo) Op. 18, for violin, cello, and piano1881 SB172; unpub.
BV 185Una Festa di Villaggio, 6 pezzi caratteristici Op. 9, for piano [44] Dec 1881MS, pub., fp, ded. [44]
BV 186Introduzione e Fuga sopra un Corale di G. S. Bach [Introduction and Fugue on a Chorale of J. S. Bach], for orchestra [45] 1881? SB (frag); unpub.; instr [45]
BV 187Notturno, for clarinet and pianoundated [46] SB173 (lost); unpub.
BV 188Fuga (in F major) Op. 57, per l'esame di Bologna, for piano27 March 1882 SB174; unpub.
BV 189Danza Notturna [Nocturnal Dance] (in D major) Op. 13, for piano16 June 1882pub., fp [47]
BV 190"Ave Maria" Op. 35, (Antiphon) for baritone and orchestra22–23 June 1882MS, pub., instr., ded. [48]
BV 191Primavera, Estate, Autunno, Inverno (Le quattro stagione). 4 Poesie liriche Op. 40, for male voice soloists, male chorus, and orchestra [49] (score)Jul 1882MS, pub, instr, ded; [49] arr., see BV 191a
BV 191aPrimavera. Frühling, for male chorus (TTBB) a cappella [50] undated [50] MS; unpub.; arr. of BV 191 (no. 1) [50]
BV 192Il sabato del villagio (Giacomo Leopardi) [Saturday in the village], (cantata) for soloists, chorus, and orchestra [51] 5 August 1882MS (partial), unpub., instr, fp, ded [51]
BV 193Marcia di Paesani e Contadine [Peasants' March] Op. 32, for piano [52] 4 August 1883MS, pub, fp [52]
BV 194Macchiette medioevali [Medieval figures] Op. 33, for piano1882–1883pub., fp [53]
BV 195Macchiette medioevali No. 2/B. Cavaliere Reiter, for piano1882–1883MS (sketches), unpub. [54]
BV 196Serenata (in G minor) Op. 34, for cello and piano1 January 1883MS, pub., fp, ded [55]
BV 197Trois Morceaux [Three Pieces] Op. 4, 5, and 6, for piano [56] (score)1883?pub, fp, ded [56]
BV 198Etude 15, en forme d' "Adagio" d'une Sonate (in D-flat major), for piano1883MS, unpub., ded. [57]
BV 199Etude 16 (Nocturne) (in B-flat minor), for piano1883MS:  SB186; unpub.
BV 200Studio [Étude] 18 in F minor, for piano14 February 1883MS:  SB184; unpub.

BV 201 to 303

Cat. no.TitleDate(s) of compositionDetails
BV 201Symphonische Suite Op. 25, for orchestraAug 1883MS, pub., instr, fp, ded. [58]
BV 202Zwei Lieder Op. 15, for voice and piano [59] (score)
(Aus den hebräischen Melodien von Lord Byron)
    No. 1 "Ich sah die Thräne" [I saw the tears]
    No. 2 "An Babylons Wassern" [By Babylon's Waters]
Mar 1884 [59] pub., ded., arr, see BV 202a [59]
BV 202a"An Babylons Wassern" (Byron), for male voice and pianoFeb 1901 SB229 JU (frag); unpub.; arr. of BV 202 (no. 2)
BV 203 Six études Op. 16, for piano (score)1883 ᵛ pub, ded
BV 204 Sonata in F minor Op. 20, for pianoChristmas 1883 SB187; pub, fp, ded
BV 205"So lang man jung" (Alice Worms) Op. 16, for male voice chorus and orchestraJan 1884unpub.
BV 206Étude en forme de variations Op. 17, for piano (score)1883?pub.
BV 207Zwei altdeutsche Lieder Op. 18, for voice and piano [60] 1884?pub.; arr. of no. 2, see BV 207a
BV 207a"Unter den Linden" (song) for voice and small orchestra1893unpub., arr. of BV 207
BV 208String Quartet in C (major) (No. 1), Op. 19 (score)1880-82pub.
BV 209Zweite Balletszene Op. 20, for piano1884pub.
BV 210Introduction et Scherzo, for piano and orchestraOct 1882, rev. Aug 1884unpub.
BV 211Gesang aus Mirza Schaffy, "Auf dem Dache stand sie, als ich schied" (Bodenstedt), for voice and piano1884unpub.
BV 212"Es blüht ein Blümlein", for TTBB17 January 1885MS: BSL (frag?); unpub.
BV 213aVariationen und Fuge in freier Form über Fr. Chopin's C-moll Präludium (Op. 28 no. 20) Op. 22, for piano (score)1884pub.
BV 213Zehn Variationen über ein Präludium von Chopin, for piano (score)28 March 1922pub.
BV 214Invenzione (in D minor), for piano28 July 1885unpub.
BV 215Kleine Suite Op. 23, for cello and piano1886pub.
BV 216Zwei Lieder Op. 24, for low voice and piano1885pub.
BV 217Tempo di menuetto (in C major), for orchestra1885?unpub.
BV 218Eine alte Geschichte in neue Reime gebracht, melodrama for voice and pianoundated, 1884 or 1885?unpub.
BV 219Chorlied der Deutschen in Amerika, for TTBB1892?unpub.
BV 220Praeludium [Prelude] in A minor, for piano1885?unpub.; rev. from BV 166
BV 221Introduktion, Marsch, Walzer, for orchestra1894?MS: (frag, sketches); unpub.
BV 222Anhang zu Siegfried Ochs "Kommt a Vogerl g'flogen" (five variations), for piano1886?pub. 1987
BV 223Fughette, for violin and piano1886?MS: (lost); unpub.
BV 224Kanon. Huldigung der Töne FBB, dargebracht den Tönen a Remi.Mar 1887MS: lost; unpub.
BV 225String Quartet no. 2 in D minor Op. 26 (score)Jun 1887pub. 1889
BV 226Fuge über das Volkslied "O, du mein lieber Augustin", for piano duetJun 1888pub. 1985
BV 227Finnländische Volksweisen Op. 27, for piano 4-hands (score)1888pub. 1889
BV 228Piece (Étude in C major), for piano (untitled)undatedMS: BSL; unpub.
BV 229Four Bagatelles Op. 28, for violin and piano [61] 1888 [61] pub. [61]
BV 230Concert Fantasie Op. 29, for piano and orchestraDec 1888 - 1889MS: BSL; unpub.; rev. as BV 240
BV 231Sigune, oder das stille Dorf. Opera in 2 acts and a prelude.1 February 1885 - Jun 1889MS: BSL; unpub.
BV 232Marche Funèbre, for (piano and) orchestraundatedMS: BSL (frag); unpub.
BV 233Sonata I (in D-flat major), for pianoundatedMS: BSL (frag); unpub.
BV 234Sonata (no. 1 in E minor) Op. 29, for violin and piano (score)1889pub. 1891
BV 235Zwei Klavierstücke [Two Pieces for Piano] Op. 30a [62] 1889pub. D. Rahter, Hamburg, 1891; rev. as BV 235a
BV 235aZwei Tanzstücke [Two Dance Pieces] Op. 30a, for piano [63] (score)1914pub. B&H, 1914; rev. from BV 235
BV 236Konzertstück [Concert Piece] Op. 31a, for piano and orchestra (score)1889 - Jun 1890pub.; [64] dur. 20 min; instr; [65] fp; [66] ded. Anton Rubinstein
BV 237Kultaselle. Zehn kurze Variationen über ein finnisches Volkslied [Ten short variations on a Finnish Folk Song], for piano and celloMay 1889?pub. Rudolf Dietrich, Leipzig, and B&H, 1891, 1951?
BV 238Vierte Ballet-Scene in Form eines Concert-Walzers [Fourth Ballet Scene in the Form of a Concert Waltz] Op. 33a, for piano (score)Jun 1894 [67] pub. B&H, 1894; ded. Carl Stasny; rev., see BV 238a
BV 238aVierte Ballet Szene (Walzer und Galopp) [Fourth Ballet Scene (Waltz and Gallop)], for piano (score)16 February 1913pub. B&H, 1913; fp; [68] ded. Carl Stasny; rev. from BV 238
BV 2395e Scéne de Ballet [5th Ballet Scene], (in A minor) for pianoundated, after 1892? [69] SB (frag); unpub.
BV 240Symphonisches Tongedicht [Symphonic Tone Poem], Op. 31a1 March 1893pub. B&H, 1894; instr; [70] ded. Arthur Nikisch
BV 241 [6] Stücke [Pieces] Op. 33b, for piano (score)
    1) Schwermut [Melancholy]
    2) Frohsinn [Gaiety]
    3) Scherzino [Little Scherzo]
    4) Fantasia in modo antico [Fantasia in antique style]
    5) Finnische Ballade
    6) Exeunt omnes [Everyone exits]
1895 MS, pub, ded
BV 242Geharnischte Suite [Armored Suite] Op. 34a, for orchestra (Second Orchestral Suite) (score)
    1. Vorspiel [Introduction]
    2. Kriegstanz [Warrior Dance]
    3. Grabdenkmal [Funeral Monument]
    4. Ansturm [Assault]
1894-5; rev. 1903pub. B&H, 1905
BV 243Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35a (score)1896 - Mar 1897pub. B&H, 1899; dur. 28 min; instr; [71] fp; [72] ded. Henri Petri [73]
BV 244Sonata no.2 (in E minor) Op. 36a, for violin and piano (score)May 1898 and Aug 1900 SB; pub. B&H, 1901 EB 5189; dur. 32 min; fp; [74] ded. Ottokar Nováček
BV 245 Eine Lustspielouvertüre (Comedy Overture) Op. 38, for orchestra (score)July 1897; rev. 1904pub. B&H, 1904; dur. 8 min
BV 246Ballade (in D-flat major), for pianoundated SB224 (sketches); unpub.
BV 247 Piano Concerto in C major, Op. 39 (score)1901 - 3 August 1904 MS, pub, instr, fp
BV 247aCoda supplementaria for Piano Concerto [75] 13 August 1908MS; [76] unpub. [77]
BV 248 Turandot Suite Op. 41, for orchestra (score) [78]
    1. The Execution, the City Gate and the Departure
    2. Truffaldino's March
    3. Altoum's March
    4. Turandot's March
    5. Turandot's Frauengemach [Chamber]
    6. Tanz und Gesang [Dance and Song]
    7. Nächtlicher Walzer [Night Waltz]
    8. Marcia funebre e Finale alla Turca
Jun-Aug 1905pub. B&H, 1906 PB 1976; dur. 33 min; instr; [79] fp; [80] ded. Karl Muck
BV 248aVerzweiflung und Ergebung [Despair and Resignation]: appendix to the Turandot Suite (score)1911pub. B&H, 1911 PB 2309; dur. 4 min; instr; [79] fp [81]
BV 248bAltoums Warnung [Altoum's Warning]: second appendix to the Turandot Suite (replaces the Marcia funebre).1917pub. B&H, 1918 PB 1976a; dur. 6 min (inc. Finale alla Turca); instr; [79] fp [82]
BV 249 Elegien. 6 neue Klavierstücke. (score)
[Elegies. 6 new piano pieces]
    1. "Nach der Wendung" (Recueillement)
    2. "All'Italia!" (in modo napolitano)
    3. "Meine Seele bangt und hofft zu Dir" (Choralvorspiel)
    4. "Turandots Frauengemach" (Intermezzo)
    5. "Die Nächtlichen" (Walzer)
    6. "Erscheinung" (Notturno)
Sep-Dec 1907 MS, pub, fp
BV 250Introduction music for "Das Wunder des Heiligen Antonius: Der Leichenschmaus" ["The Miracle of Saint Anthony: The Funeral Feast"]1908-1911 [83] MS: (sketches); [84] unpub.
BV 251Nuit de Noël. Esquisse [Christmas. Sketch], for piano (score)Dec 1908 SB; pub. Durand et Fils, Paris, 1909; dur. 4 min; ded. Frida Kindler
BV 252 Berceuse (Lullaby), for piano (score)5 June 1909pub.
BV 252a Berceuse élégiaque Op. 42, for orchestra (score) [85] [86] 27 October 1909pub.
BV 253Fantasia nach Johann Sebastian Bach, for piano (score)8 June 1909pub.
BV 254 An die Jugend. Eine folge von Klavierstücken (score)
[To Youth. A sequence of piano pieces]
    1. Preludietto, Fughetta ed Esercizio
    2. Preludio, Fuga e Fuga figurata: Studie nach Bach
    3. Giga, Bolero e Variazione: Studie nach Mozart
    4. Introduzione, Capriccio (Paganinesco) & Epilogo
Jul-Aug 1909 MS, pub, ded, fp
BV 255 Große Fuge [Great Fugue], for piano [87] January – 1 Mar 1910pub.
BV 256 Fantasia Contrappuntistica. Edizione definitiva, for piano (score) [88] Jun 1910pub.
BV 256a Fantasia Contrappuntistica. Edizione minore, for piano (score) [89] 20 July 1912pub.
BV 256b Fantasia Contrappuntistica, for 2 pianos (score) [90] 3 July 1921pub.
BV 257Sonatina (No. 1), for piano (score)4 August 1910
BV 258 Die Brautwahl (opera) [91] 2 February 1906 – 8 October 1911pub.
BV 259Sonatina seconda, for piano (score)6 July 1912pub.
BV 260Operetten Musik (Incidental Music), for Wedekind's Franziska 1912 SB260 (sketches); unpub.
BV 261 Die Brautwahl Suite Op. 45, for orchestra (score)
    1. Spukhaftes Stück [Ghostly Music]
    2. Lyrisches Stück [Lyrical Music]
    3. Mystisches Stück [Mystic Music]
    4. Hebräisches Stück [Hebrew Music]
    5. Heiteres Stück [Joyous Music]
Aug 1912pub.
BV 262Nocturne symphonique Op. 43, for orchestraOct 1912 – 6 July 1913pub.
BV 263Su monte Mario, "Solenni in vetta a Monte Mario" (Giosuè Carducci), (song) for baritone and orchestra18 August 1914 SB (frag); unpub.
BV 264 Indianische Fantasie [Indian Fantasy] Op. 44, for piano and orchestra (score)Apr 1913 – 22 February 1914pub.
BV 265Floh-Sprung. Canon for two voices with obbligato bass21 August 1914pub. 1932 [92]
BV 266Rondò arlecchinesco Op. 46, for orchestra and tenor solo (score)April – 8 Jun 1915MS: Library of Congress, Washington, and SB; pub. B&H, 1917
BV 267Indianisches Tagebuch. Erstes Buch. [Indian Diary. First Book], for piano (score) [93] June – 8 Aug 1915pub.
BV 268Sonatina (no. 3) "ad usum infantis," for piano (score)Jul 1915pub.
BV 269Gesang vom Reigen der Geister [Song of Dancing of the Spirits]. Indianisches Tagebuch. Zweites Buch. [Indian Diary. Second Book] Op. 47, for small orchestraAugust – 30 Dec 1915pub.
BV 270 Arlecchino (opera) Op. 50 (score)Nov -Dec 1914; Nov 1915 - Aug 1916pub.
BV 271Improvisation über das Bachsche Chorallied "Wie wohl ist mir, o Freund der Seele" [Improvisation on the Bach chorale "How good I feel, O friend of the soul"], for 2 pianos (score)- 26 June Aug 1916pub.
BV 272Albumblatt [Albumleaf] (in E minor), for flute (or muted violin) and piano1916 SB; pub. B&H, 1917; ded. Albert Biolley; [94] arr. for piano, see BV272a,
BV 272aAlbumblatt [Albumleaf] (in E minor), for piano1917pub. B&H, 1918; [95] ded. Albert Biolley; [94] arr. from BV 272
BV 273 Turandot (opera). Eine chinesische Fabel nach Gozzi in zwei Akten. [A Chinese fable after Gozzi in two acts.]Dec 1916 - Mar 1917pub. B&H, 1918 (vocal score only); ded. Arturo Toscanini
BV 274 Sonatina (no. 4) "in diem nativitatis Christi MCMXVII" for piano (score)22 December 1917 ᵛ ms, pub, ded, fp
BV 275Sonatina quasi Sonata for piano1917 [96] MS: (sketches)
BV 276Concertino Op. 48, for clarinet and small orchestra (score)Mar-Apr 1918pub. B&H, 1918; dur. 10 min; fp; [97] instr; [98] arr.; [99] ded. Edmondo Allegra
BV 277Altoums Gebet. "Konfutse, dir hab' ich geschworen" (Ferruccio Busoni) [Altoum's Prayer. "Confucius, to you have I sworn."] Op. 49 no. 1, for baritone and small orchestra1917 [100] pub. B&H, 1919; ded. Augustus Milner
BV 278Lied des Mephistopheles. "Es war einmal ein König" (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, from Faust ) [Mephistopheles' Song. "Once upon a time there was a king"] (from Goethe's drama Faust), Op. 49 no. 2, for baritone and small orchestra30 March 1918 SB; pub. B&H, 1919; ded. Augustus Milner; arr. from BV278a
BV 278aLied des Mephistopheles. "Es war einmal ein König" (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, from Faust ) [Mephistopheles' Song. "Once upon a time there was a king"] (from Goethe's drama Faust), Op. 49 no. 2, for baritone and pianoMar 1918 or later? SB; pub. B&H, 1919; ded. Augustus Milner; arr. baritone and small orchestra, see BV 278
BV 279Notturni [Nocturnes] (in A minor). Prologo, for piano20 May 1918 SB; unpub.; ded. Riccardo Hadl
BV 280Sonatina brevis (no. 5), "In Signo Joannis Sebastiani Magni," for piano (score)19 August 1918 SB; pub. B&H, 1919; ded. Philipp Jarnach
BV 281Lied des Unmuts. "Keinen Reimer wird man finden" (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, from West-östlicher Diwan ) [Song of ill humor. "Not a rhymer does one find"], for baritone and pianoMay 1918? SB; pub. B&H, 1919; ded. Augustus Milner; arr. for baritone and orchestra, see BV 281a
BV 281aLied des Unmuts. "Keinen Reimer wird man finden" (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, from West-östlicher Diwan ) [Song of ill humor. "Not a rhymer does one find"], for baritone and orchestra20 February 1924 SB; pub. B&H, Wiesbaden, 1964; ded. Augustus Milner; arr. from BV 281
BV 282Sarabande und Cortège Op. 51. Two studies for Doktor Faust, [Fifth and Sixth Elegies for Orchestra] (score)Dec 1918 - Jan 1919pub. B&H, 1920
BV 283Eldorado. "Gaily bedight, A gallant knight" (Edgar Allan Poe), (song) for voice and piano10 June 1919 SB (sketches); unpub.
BV 284Kammer-Fantasie über Carmen [Chamber Fantasy after Carmen] (Sonatina no. 6), for piano (score)20 March 1920 SB; pub. B&H, 1920; ded. Leonhard Tauber
BV 285Divertimento Op. 52, for flute and small orchestra (score)May 1920 SB; pub. B&H, 1922; ded. Philippe Gaubert
BV 286Elegie (in E-flat major), for clarinet and piano (score)Sep 1919 and Jan 1920 SB (sketch); pub. B&H, 1921; ded. Edmondo Allegra
BV 287Toccata: Preludio, Fantasia, and Ciaccona, for piano (score)21 July – Sep 1920MS; [101] pub.; [102] ded. Isidor Philipp
BV 288Tanzwalzer Op. 53, for orchestra (score)Sep – Oct 1920pub. B&H, 1922; dur. 12 min; fp; [103] instr; [104] ded. the memory of Johann Strauss
BV 289Drei Albumblätter [Three Albumleaves], for piano (score) [105] May 1921 [105] pub. B&H, 1921; [106] dur. 8 min; fp; [107] ded. [105]
BV 290Romanza e scherzoso Op. 54, for piano and orchestra21 June 1921 SB; pub. B&H, 1922, PB 2639; dur. 8 min; fp; [108] instr; [109] ded. Alfredo Casella; see BV 292
BV 291aDie Bekehrte, "Bei dem Glanze der Abendröte" (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) [The Convert, "By the radiance of the afterglow"], (song) for female voice and piano22 September 1921MS: Library of Congress, Washington; pub. B&H, 1937, DLV 4791; dur. 4 min; ded. Lola Artôt de Padilla
BV 291bDie Spröde, "An dem reinsten Frühlingsmorgen" (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) [The Prude, "On the clearest spring morning"], (song) for female voice and pianoSep 1921MS: University of Tennessee, Knoxville (frag, sketches); unpub.
BV 292Concertino Op. 54, for piano and orchestra21 June 1921pub. B&H, 1937 (BV 236 followed by BV 290); fp [110]
BV 293Perpetuum mobile, 'nach des Concertino II. Satz Op. 54' [ Perpetuum mobile, after the second movement of the Concertino Op. 54], for piano (score)Feb 1922pub. B&H, 1922, EB 5231, plate number 28765; dur. 3 min; ded. Cella Delavrancea
BV 294Grausige Geschichte vom Münzjuden Lippold. Aus der Oper Die Brautwahl [Gruesome Tale of Lippold, the Jew-coiner. From the opera The Bridal Choice], for voice (baritone) and orchestra [111] 16 February - Mar 1923 SB; unpub.; dur. 6 min; instr; [112] arr. baritone and piano, see BV 294a
BV 294aGrausige Geschichte vom Münzjuden Lippold. Aus der Oper Die Brautwahl [Gruesome Tale of Lippold, the Jew-coiner. From the opera The Bridal Choice], for voice (baritone) and piano [111] 30 March 1923 SB; unpub.; dur. 6 min; arr. of BV 294
BV 295Zigeunerlied [Gypsy Song] Op. 55 no. 2, "Im Nebelgeriesel, im tiefen Schnee" (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) [In the misty drizzle, in the deep snow], for baritone and orchestra27 March 1923 SB; pub. B&H; [113] dur. 8 min; fp; [114] instr; [115] arr. baritone and piano, see BV 295a
BV 295aZigeunerlied [Gypsy Song] Op. 55 no. 2, "Im Nebelgeriesel, im tiefen Schnee" (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) [In the misty drizzle, in the deep snow], for baritone and pianoMar 1923pub.; [116] arr. of BV 295
BV 296Fünf kurze Stücke zur Pflege des polyphonen Spiels auf dem Pianoforte. [Five short pieces for the cultivation of polyphonic playing on the piano.] [117] - 19 March May 1923MS; [118] pub.; [119] fp; [120] dur. 16 min; ded. Edwin Fischer
BV 297Prélude et Étude en Arpèges [Prelude and Etude in Arpeggios], for piano (score)29 January and 12 February 1923MS; [121] pub.; [122] dur. 7 min; fp [123]
BV 298Schlechter Trost, "Mitternachts weint' und schluchzt' ich" (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) [Poor Comfort, "At midnight I cried and sobbed"], (song) for baritone and orchestra24 February 1924 SB; pub.; [124] dur. 3 min; fp; [125] instr; [126] arr. baritone and piano, see BV 298a
BV 298aSchlechter Trost, "Mitternachts weint' und schluchzt' ich" (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) [Poor Comfort, "At midnight I cried and sobbed"], (song) for baritone and pianoFeb 1924pub.; [127] arr. from BV 298a
BV 299Lied des Brander, "Es war eine Ratt' im Kellernest" (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, from Faust ) [Brander's Song, "There was a rat in the basement nest"], for baritone and pianoMar 1918 SB (incomplete); pub.; [128] dur. 2 min; arr. [129]
BV 300"Es war ein König in Thule" (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) ["There was a king in Thule"], (song) for baritone and piano1918 SB (sketches); unpub.
BV 301"Wie an dem Tag, der dich der Welt verliehen" (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) ["How on the day, which bestowed thee upon the world"], (song) for voice and piano1918 SB (sketches); unpub.
BV 302"Freudvoll und leidvoll" (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) [Joyful and sorrowful], (song) for voice and piano1918 SB (sketches); unpub.
BV 303 Doktor Faust (opera)Sep 1916 - May 1923 (unfinished)pub. B&H

Appendix

This section lists additional original works not assigned numbers in the Kindermann catalog. They are listed in the order given in Roberge (pp. 45–46) with one additional item (no. 9).

No.TitleDate(s) of compositionDetails
1Overtüre zu einem gedachten Singspiel nach der Tradition des "Lieben Augustin", for orchestra [Overture for an intended Singspiel based on the "Lieber Augustin" Tradition]undated; ca. 1888MS: SB207 (sketch); unpub. [130]
2(Incidental) Music for Gozzi's "Turandot," for orchestra and female voicesJun 1905MS (lost); unpub.; fp; arr. [131]
3 Klavierübung in fünf Teilen [Piano tutorial in five parts] (First Edition)1917–1922 MS, pub, ded
4Nachtrag zu Turandot - "Diese Zeichen von Trauer" [Addenda to Turandot - "These signs of mourning"]22 June 1921 SB; unpub. [132]
5Reminiscenza Rossiniana, "Caro Dent due paroline in confidenza" (Ferruccio Busoni) ["My dear Dent, two small words in confidence"], for voice and piano3 March 1923pub. Dent, pp. 278–9.
6Lied der Schieber am Kurfürstendamm, "Wir schieben, wir schieben" (Ferruccio Busoni) [Song of the Profiteers on Kurfürstendamm, "We profiteer, we profiteer"], for unison choir and piano20 April 1923 SB, unpub.
7 Klavierübung in zehn Büchern, zweite umgestaltete und bereicherte Ausgabe. [Piano tutorial in ten books, second reorganized and enriched edition.]Dec 1923 - Jan 1924 MS, pub
8"Ich hab' gesucht und nichts gefunden" (Ferruccio Busoni) ["I have searched and found nothing"], for SSA 14 January 1924MS, pub., ded. [133]
9(Six miniature etudes for piano, the last one incomplete) (untitled)undated SB165; unpub. [134]

Catalog details

This section contains detailed information for selected catalog items.

^ BV 42: String quartet no. 2 (in F minor)

Comprises: 4 movements
1) Allegro Agitato
2) Andante Sostenuto
3) Scherzo - Trio
4) Allegro Vivace
MS: SB53 (4 pages score)
Title: 2º Quartetto composto da Ferruccio Benvenuto Busoni
Ded: Al mio amatissimo padre [ Ferdinando Busoni ].
Date: Scritto il 28 Aprile 1876 (at the end of the 1st movement).
Pub: unpublished
Ref: Kindermann, pp. 43-44; Roberge, p. 11; Beaumont, p. 357.


^ BV 45: Il Dolore: Romanza senza parole [Sorrow: Romance without words] (in A minor), for piano

Tempo: Andante
MS: SB40 (6 pages score)
Ded: Alla Memoria dell' Illustrissimo Signor Barone Hermann de Todesco.
Date: Composta il 21 Giugno 1876 all'età di anni 10 in Gmunden.
MS: SB N. Mus. ms. 120 (copy of SB40)
Title: Der Schmerz. Lied ohne Worte für Klavier allein, componirt von dem 10jährigen Ferruccio Benvenuto Busoni.
Ded: Zur Erinnerung an den Herrn Baron Hermann von Todesco.
Date: Scritta il 21 Giugno 1876 all'età di anni 10.
Ref: Kindermann, pp. 45-46; Roberge, p. 11; Beaumont, p. 357; Sitsky, pp. 13, 364, 380.


^ BV 48: Gavottina (in F major) Op. 3 no. 3, for piano

MS: SB55 (2 pages); SB56 "Gavotta" is identical to SB55.
Date: Scritta l'11 Novembre 1876 all'età di anni 10 e mezzo a Vienna.
Note: This piece was probably intended for BV 71 (Beaumont).
Ref: Kindermann, p. 47; Beaumont, p. 358; Sitsky, p. 364.


^ BV 51 Ouverture (in E major), for (large) orchestra (unfinished)

Tempi: Moderato - Allegro
MS: SB58 (title page, 25 pages score) (fragment)
Title: Ouverture per Grande Orchestra composta da Ferr. Weiß-Busoni
Date: Composta nell'anno 1876 in Vienna.
Instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons; 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass trombone; timpani, tubular bells, harp; strings
Pub: unpublished
Arrangement: piano duet, see BV 128
Ref: Kindermann, pp. 48-49; Roberge, p. 12; Beaumont, p. 357.


^ BV 57: Sonata (No. 4 in F minor)? (unfinished)

Alternative titles:
1) Zwei Kompositionen in d-Moll und f-Moll für Pianoforte (Kindermann)
2) Two Pieces in D minor and F minor for Piano (fragments) (Roberge)
3) 2 pieces Op. 6, for piano (Beaumont)
4) Sonata fragment Op. 6 (Sitsky)
MS: SB78
Comprises:
1) Titlepage: "Op. 6"
2) Piece in D minor (3 pages, fragment)
3) Piece in F minor (5 pages, fragment)
Notes:
1) On the last page of (3) is written: "Sonata 4ª"
2) On the first page of (3) are listed:
Iª Sonata Do magg: [probably BV 58
IIª Sonata Re magg: [probably BV 61]
IIIª Sonata Mi magg: [probably BV 65]
IVª Sonata Fa min: [probably this work, BV 57]
Vª Sonata [to] IXª Sonata [all without indication of key]
This list probably refers to an intended set of sonatas which was never completed. (Kindermann, Sitsky)
Ref: Kindermann, pp. 51-52; Sitsky, pp. 23-24; Roberge, p. 12; Beaumont, p. 358.


^ BV 58: Sonata No. 1 in C major Op. 7, for piano

MS: ' SB64 (Title page; 1 blank page; no.1: 3 pages; 2 blank pages; nos. 2-4: 6 pages; 2 blank pages)
Comprises:
1) Allegro con brio
2) Andante mosso
3) (Menuet) - Trio
4) (no tempo marking; 2/4)
Title: Sonata No. 1 in Do magg: Op. 7 Composta da Ferruccio Benvenuto Busoni
Date: il 20 Maggio 1877 all' età di anni undici e 2 mesi in tempo sua malattia
Note: This sonata was probably intended to be part of a set of at least 9 sonatas, never completed (see BV 57).
Ref: Kindermann, pp. 52-53; Sitsky, pp. 23-24; Roberge, p. 12; Beaumont, p. 358.


^ BV 61: Sonata No. 2 in D major Op. 8, for piano

MS: SB67 (Title page; 21 pages score; 1 blank page)
Comprises:
1) Allegro con fuoco
2) Andante con Variazione: Andante con moto quasi Andantino
3) Andante - Allegro Vivace
Title: Sonata No. 2 in Re magg: Composta per il pianoforte. Op. 8 da Ferruccio Benvenuto Busoni
Date: il 5 Luglio 1877 in Gmunden all' età di anni 11.
Note:
1) This sonata was probably intended to be part of a set of at least 9 sonatas, never completed (see BV 57).
2) BV 62 may originally have been intended to be part of this sonata (Beaumont).
Ref: Kindermann, pp. 54-55; Sitsky, pp. 23-24; Roberge, p. 12; Beaumont, p. 358.


^ BV 62: Scherzo (in F-sharp minor), for piano

Tempo: Presto
MS: G. Ricordi, Milan
Title: Scherzo, tratto dalla Sonata Op. 8 in Mi magg: composto da Ferruccio Benv. Busoni
[Scherzo from the Sonata Op. 8 in E major, composed by Ferruccio Benvenuto Busoni]
Ded: All'Illustre Critico Sigr. Filippo Dr. Filippi.
Date: Gmunden, (Austr. Sup.) Luglio 1877
Pub: F. Lucca, Milan, 1882, plate. no. Z 35468 Z, (5 pages)
Title: Scherzo per pianoforte tratto dalla Sonata Op. 8 in Mi Maggiore
Ded: All'Illustre Critico Cavaliere Filippo Dottr. Filippi.
Notes:
1) Scherzo movement probably originally intended for the Sonata No. 3 in E major Op. 9, BV 65 (Sitsky); or the Sonata No. 2 in D major Op. 8, BV 61 (Beaumont).
2) According to Busoni's handwritten catalog of works (ca. 1881) the piece was composed on 5 July 1877.
3) Publication was announced on 16 September 1882 in L'Arte, Trieste.
Ref: Kindermann, pp. 55-56; Sitsky, p. 41; Beaumont, p. 358.


^ BV 64: Preludio (in E minor), for piano

Tempo: Andante sostenuto
MS: SB68 (1 page)
Title: Preludio
Date: Gmunden den 4 September 1877 (at the end of the composition).
Text: "Du bist wie eine Blume" (Heinrich Heine) ["You are like a flower"]
Note: The text by Heine appears in the piano part rather than the title.
Ref: Kindermann, p. 57; Roberge, p. 13; Beaumont, p. 358; Sitsky, p. 365.


^ BV 65: Sonata No. 3 in E major Op. 9, for piano (unfinished)

MS: SB69
Title: Sonata No. 3 in Mi magg: Op. 9
Comprises:
1) (no tempo marking; E major; 4/4; 8 pages)
2) one intervening title page: Sonata Nº 3 Mi maggiore
3) Finale (E major; 6/8; sketch, 6 pages)
Date: Composta il 14 September 1877 (at the end of the composition).
Notes:
1) BV 62 was probably originally to be part of this sonata (Sitsky).
2) This sonata was probably intended to be part of a set of at least 9 sonatas, never completed (see BV 57).
Ref: Kindermann, pp. 57-58; Roberge, p. 13; Beaumont, p. 358; Sitsky, pp. 41, 365.


^ BV 67: "Ave Maria," (Antiphon) Op. 1, for voice and piano

MS: unknown
Comp: 1 October 1977 (set Note 1)
Pub: Vienna: C. A. Spina and Hamburg: August Cranz, n.d. [1878 (Dent)], plate no. C.24586, (5 pages)
Title: Ave Maria per Canto accompagnamento dir Pianoforte, Op. 1
Ded: Omaggio al celebre Tenore Cav. Angelo Masini
Notes:
1) Date of composition for this work is written on the first page of ms SB360 (BV 50): "Ave Maria 1/10/77"
2) According to Busoni's handwritten catalog of works (ca. 1881) the piece was composed in 1877 in Gmunden.
Ref: Kindermann, pp. 58-59; Dent, p. 345; Roberge, p. 13; Beaumont, p. 358.


^ BV 71: Cinq Pièces [Five Pieces] Op. 3, for piano

Comprises:
1) Preludio: Andante
2) Minuetto - Trio
3) Gavotta - Trio
4) Etude: Allegretto con moto
5) Gigue: Allegro
Comp: 1877
MS: unknown
Pub: Leipzig: August Cranz, n.d. [1877 (Dent)], plate nos. C.24541 to C.24545, (3, 5, 5, 5, and 7 pages)
First performance: Vienna and Baden, 1878; Ferruccio Busoni, piano
Notes:
1) According to Busoni's handwritten catalog of works (ca. 1881) this piece was composed in 1877 in Vienna.
2) This is Busoni's first published work.
Ref: Dent, p. 340; Kindermann, pp. 61-63; Roberge, p. 13; Beaumont, p. 358; Sitsky, pp. 40-41.


^ BV 72: Andante con moto (in E minor) Op. 10, for clarinet and piano

Alternative titles:
1) Komposition in e-Moll für Klarinette und Pianoforte (Kindermann)
2) Suite in E minor for Clarinet and Piano (Roberge)
3) Suite Op. 10, for clarinet and piano (Beaumont)
Comprises: Andante con moto (in E minor) (4/4, 80 bars) (one movement only)
MS: SB79
Page inventory:
Full score: Title page; 3 pages score (clarinet in C; piano); 1 blank page; 2 pages score
Clarinet part in C: both sides of a single sheet
Title: Klarinetten-Suite, Op. 10
Date: 1877.
Pub: Munich: G. Henle Verlag, 1992; cat. no. HN 467; ed. by Georg Meerwein
Title: Andante con moto
Full score: pp. 1-3 (clarinet in C; piano)
Clarinet part: p. 1 (in B-flat); p. 18 (in C).
Note: Between measures 40 and 41 the full score and the clarinet part of the manuscript have an additional 14 bars not included in the published score. These were later stricken from the ms full score. The clarinet part notates this section in "two-part texture." (Meerwein)
Ref: Meerwein, Full score: pp. vi-vii (Preface), 53 (Comments); Kindermann, p. 63; Beaumont, p. 359; Roberge, p. 13; Sitsky, p. 365.


^ BV 203: Six études Op. 16, for piano

Comprises:
Etüde 1. Allegro deciso
Etüde 2. Allegro moderato
Etüde 3. Moderato
Etüde 4. Allegro vivace e con fuoco
Etüde 5. (Fuga.) Allegro giusto
Etüde 6. Scherzo. Vivacissimo, energico, feroce
Comp: 1883 (B.)
Manuscript: Unknown
Publications:
1) Vienna: Albert J. Gutmann, n.d. [1883 (D.)], cat. no. A.J.G. 614, plate no. 8285, (29 pages)
2) No. 5 only: Vienna: Albert J. Gutmann, Copyright 1884 by G. Schirmer, New York, cat. no. 530, (8 pages)
3) Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, Copyright 1886 by G. Schirmer, New York, cat. no. EB 5079, plate no. 28468 (29 pages)
4) No. 5 only: [Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel], Copyright 1886 by G. Schirmer, New York, plate no. A.J.G. 530, (8 pages)
5) Reprint: Wiesbaden-Leipzig-Paris: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d. [1950? or later], cat. no. 5079, plate no. 28468, (29 pages)
6) Nos. 2-4: Moscow: Muzyka, 1969, ed. Grigorii Kogan (R.)
Dedication: Johannes Brahms
First performances:
1) Graz, 21 October 1883; (no. 5 only); Ferruccio Busoni, piano. (R.)
2) Vienna, 1884; (only 2 of the 6); Ferruccio Busoni, piano (D.)
Ref: Dent, pp. 46, 341; Kindermann, pp. 163-165; Sitsky, p. 47; Beaumont, p. 365; Roberge, p. 26.


BV 204: Sonate f-moll Op. 20 für Klavier [Sonata in F minor, Op. 20, for piano]

Comprises: [135]
1) Allegro risoluto vivace ed energico
2) Andante con moto
3) Nella guesa d'un'improvvisazione - Allegro fugato
Manuscript: SB187 (Sonate Op. 20)
Dedication: Anton Rubinstein gewidmet
Dated: Vienna Natale 1883 [Vienna, Christmas, 1883] (at the end of the manuscript)
First performance: Vienna, Bösendorfer Saal, 6 March 1884; Ferruccio Busoni, piano
Publication: B&H, 1983, as Op. 20a, ed. Jutta Theurich
Recording: Wolf Harden, piano (Naxos 8572077) [135]
Ref: Dent, p. 341; Kindermann. pp. 165166; Sitsky, p. 26; Beaumont, p. 365; Roberge, p. 26.


BV 241: [6] Stücke [Pieces] Op. 33b, for piano

Comprises:
Series I (ded. Max Reger):
1) Schwermut [Melancholy]
2) Frohsinn [Gaiety],
3) Scherzino [Little Scherzo]
Series II (ded. Isabella Stewart Gardner):
4) Fantasia in modo antico [Fantasia in antique style]. Allegro risoluto
5) Finnische Ballade [Finnish Ballade]
6) Exeunt omnes [Everyone exits]
Composed: 1895 (Beaumont)
Manuscript: Busoni Archive No.223 (sketches)
Title: Finnische Ballade
4 sheets, notated on one side only, attached
Publications:
1) Leipzig: C. F. Peters, Copyright 1896, cat. no. 2838, plates 8222 (nos. 1-3); 8223 (nos. 4-6), 36 pages
2) Helsinki: Fazer, 1957 (no. 6 only, with a note by Roberto Wis)
3) Moscow: Muzyka, 1969 (nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, ed. Grigorii Kogan)
4) Frankfurt, New York, and London: C. F. Peters, 1982
Ref: Dent, p. 342; Kindermann, pp. 213-216; Beaumont, p. 368; Roberge, p. 31.


^ BV 274: Sonatina in diem nativitatis Christi MCMXVII für Klavier zu zwei Händen

MS:
1) Wiesbaden: Breitkopf & Härtel (dated 22 December 1917, at the end of the composition)
2) SB304 (dated 19 December 1917; 21 December 1917, at the end)
Dedication: "An Benvenuto" (Benvenuto Busoni)
Pub:
1) Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, Copyright 1918, cat. no. EB 5071, plate no. 27744, (9 pages)
2) Leipzig: VEB Breitkopf & Härtel, [1949] (reprint)
3) Wiesbaden: Breitkopf & Härtel, [1960 or later] (reprint)
4) Milan: Ricordi, 1986.
First performance: Tonhalle, Zürich (?); 24 January 1910; Ferruccio Busoni, piano.
Ref: Kindermann, pp. 331-332; Dent, p. 344; Roberge, p. 39; Beaumont, pp. 251, 370; Sitsky, pp. 79, 376, 381.

Clarinet and piano compilation

Pub: Munich: G. Henle Verlag; 1992; cat. no. HN 467; edited by Georg Meerwein; fingering of piano part by Klaus Schilde.
Note: clarinet in B-flat, except as noted (cl = clarinet; pf = piano)
Contents: full score (cl & pf); instrumental part (cl)
•Preface, p. V-VIII (full score only; by Georg Meerwein, Bamberg, autumn 1991)
•Andante con moto (BV 72), pp. 1-3 (cl in C & pf); p. 2 (cl in B-flat), p. 18 (cl in C)
•Suite (BV 88):
1) Improvvisata [Impromptu]: Allegro, pp. 4-6; p. 3
2) Barcarola: Allegretto, pp. 7-9; p. 4
3) Elegia: Adagio, pp. 10-12; p. 5
4) Danza campestre, pp. 13-17; pp. 6-7
5) Tema variato: Andante sostenuto, pp. 18-21; pp. 7-8
6) Serenata, pp. 22-24; p. 9
•Solo dramatique: Allegro maestoso (BV 101), pp. 25-30; pp. 10-11
•Andantino (BV 107), pp. 31-34; pp. 12-13
•Serenade (BV 108), pp. 35-40; pp. 14-15
•Novellette: Allegro (BV 116), pp. 41-51; pp. 16-17
•Comments, pp. 53-55 (full score only; by Georg Meerwein)

Biographical notes

Notes

  1. Dent (1933), p. 337.
  2. 1 2 Beaumont (1985), pp. 355-373.
  3. Roberge (1991), p. xix
  4. 1 2 3 "List of Works" in Roberge, pp. 8-63.
  5. "Selected List of Compositions" in Couling, pp. 357-368.
  6. Among web sites using "BV" to identify the Busoni catalog are:
    1) The Busoni International Piano Competition. Examples may be found with this Google search. Accessed 17 August 2009.
    2) Centro Studi Musicali Ferruccio Busoni. Examples may be found with this Google search. Accessed 17 August 2009.
  7. For examples of the use of the letters KiV see:
    1) Musical Heritage Society web site (accessed 17 March 2009);
    2) Amazon.com product page (accessed 17 March 2009).
  8. Œuvres pour clarinette et piano ( OCLC   58532296)
  9. Busoni: Clarinet Chamber Music / Klöcker, Genuit, Et Al at www.arkivmusic.com
  10. Letter dated 20 January 1981 to Roberge (pp. xix, xxviii)
  11. Beaumont (1985), p. 355.
  12. Sitsky, p. 383; Roberge, p. xix.
  13. 1 2 3 string parts: violin I, violin II, viola, cello (Roberge, p. 13)
  14. BV 77: Menuetto (in F major) Op. 14, for piano
    MS: G. Ricordi, Milan
    Pub:
            F. Lucca, Milan, 1882, cat. no. 35469
            G. Ricordi, Milan, 1882, cat. no. 64496
            G. Ricordi, Milan, 1926, (with BV 89) (ed. Gino Tagliapietra), ER 653
            Anthologie alter und neuer Musik für Klavier, vol. 18, 1934, ed. Gino Tagliapietra, ER 1678
    Ded: Paula Flamm
    Note: While in Vienna, Busoni became friends with a girl his own age, Paula Flamm, the daughter of wealthy parents and also a piano student. Later she would marry Wilhelm Gericke, the conductor. (Dent, pp. 29, 45)
    Ref: Sitsky, p. 44; Beaumont, p. 359; Roberge, p. 14.
     
  15. 1 2 BV 80: Concerto (in D minor) Op. 17, for piano and string quartet
    Original title: "Concerto per piano-forte con accompagnamento di quartetto ad arco, Op. 17"
    Comprises four movements:
            1) Allegro (dur. 5 min)
            2) Adagio (dur. 7 min)
            3) Scherzo (dur. 3 min)
            4) Allegro (dur. 5 min)
    MS: SB84
    Pub: B&H, Wiesbaden, 1987 (ed. Larry Sitsky)
    Instr: Larry Sitsky proposes, based on the presence of tutti and divisi indications in the score, that a small string orchestra is ideal, with cellos doubled with the string bass, a common practice at the time.
    Ref: Sitsky, pp. 26-28, 365; Beaumont, p. 359; Roberge, p. 14.
     
  16. 1 2 3 BV 81: Suite campestre Op. 18, for piano
    Comprises:
            1) Canzone Villereccia del Matino [Country Morning Song] Op. 5; comp. 3 April 1878
            2) La Caccia [The Hunt], Op. 6; comp. 2 April 1878
            3) L'Orgia [Secret Rite], Op. 7; comp. 4 April 1878
            4) Il Ritorno [The Return] Op. 9; comp. 5 April 1878
            5) Preghiera della Sera [Evening Prayer] Op. 10; comp. 1 April 1878
    MS: SB85
    Pub: B&H, Wiesbaden, 1981 (ed. Franzpeter Goebels), EB 8127
    Ref: Sitsky, p. 25; Beaumont, p. 359; Roberge, p. 14.
     
  17. BV 85: Preludio e Fuga in C minor Op. 21, for piano
    MS: G. Ricordi and SB?? (fugue only)
    Pub:
            F. Lucca, Milan, 1882, cat. no. 35470
            G. Ricordi, Milan, 1926 (with BV 180, ed. Gino Tagliapietra), ER 654
    Ref: Sitsky, p. 41; Beaumont, p. 359; Roberge, p. 14.
     
  18. 1 2 3 BV 88: Suite Op. 10, for clarinet and piano
    Comprises:
        1) Improvvisata [Impromptu]
        2) Barcarola
        3) Elegia
        4) Danza campestre [Country Dance]
        5) Tema variato [Theme with Variations]
        6) Serenata
    Comp: Vienna, May 1878 (nos. 2 & 3); Vienna, June 1878 (nos. 1, 4, 5, & 6)
    MS: SB92
    Pub: Munich: G. Henle Verlag, 1992; cat. no. HN 467; ed. by Georg Meerwein
    Ref: Kindermann, pp. 74-75; Beaumont, p. 359; Roberge, p. 15; Sitsky, p. 366; Meerwein, pp. vi-vii, 4-24.
     
  19. BV 89: Gavotta Op. 25, for piano
    MS: G. Ricordi, Milan
    Pub:
            F. Lucca, Milan, 1882, cat. no. 35471
            G. Ricordi, Milan, 1927, (with BV 77) (ed. Gino Tagliapietro), ER 653
    Ref: Sitsky, p. 42; Beaumont, p. 360; Roberge, p. 15.
     
  20. BV 98a: Des Sängers Fluch Op. 39, for alto voice and orchestra
    Instrumentation: 2 flutes (Piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons; 2 horns, 2 trumpets; tam-tam, timpani, 2 harps; strings (Roberge, p. 16)
     
  21. 1 2 3 BV 100: Racconti Fantastici Op. 12, for piano
    Comprises::
            1) "Duello" ["Duel"]
            2) "Klein Zaches" ["Little Zaches"] (vedi la novella fantastica di E. T. A. Hoffmann)
            3) "La caverna di Steenfoll" [The Cavern of Steenfoll] (vedi il racconto fantastico di G. Hauff) Text
    Comp: 1878 (Dent; Kindermann) or 1881 or 1882 (Prinz). (Roberge, p. 16.)
    Pub:
            Edizione Trebbi, Bologna, 1882, cat nos. 1571-73
             B&H, Wiesbaden, 1983 (ed. Franzpeter Goebels), EB 8128
    First performed:
            Bologna, 1883. Ferruccio Busoni, piano. (Dent, 1933)
    Ded: Stefano Golinelli
    Ref: Dent, p. 341; Sitsky, p. 36; Beaumont, p. 364; Roberge, p. 16.
     
  22. BV 101 first performed on 7 February 1879 in Mercantil-Saal, Bolzano, with Ferruccio Busoni on piano and his father, Ferdinando Busoni, on clarinet. (Roberge, p. 16)
  23. 1 2 BV 114: Albumvokale Op. 30, for voice and piano
    Comprises:
        1) Il fiore del Pensiero, "Brillava in sulla sera un fiorellin d'estate" (Ferdinando Busoni)
            [Flower of thought, "There glittered until evening a little summer flower"], dur. 3 min
        2) L'ultimo sonno, "Il nonno dorme, eppure ha gli occhi aperti" (Michele Buono)
            [The last sleep, "The grandpa is sleeping, nevertheless has the eyes open"]
        3) Un organetto suono per la via (Lorenzo Stecchetti); dur. 4 min
            [A barrel-organ plays on the street], comp. 3 July 1879; dur. 3 min
        4) Ballatello, "Luna fedel tu chiama" (Arrigo Boito)
            [Little Ballad, "Faithful moon you call"]; dur. 5 min
    MSS: 
           Museo del Teatro Verdi, Trieste
           no. 2: SB123 (Untitled. A setting for voice and orchestra.) JU
    Pub: C. Schmidl and M. V. Vicentini, 1884
    Ref: Beaumont, p. 365; Roberge, p. 17.
           Naxos Records 8.557245 product page Accessed 23 March 2009.
           Naxos Records 8.557245 song text and translations Accessed 23 March 2009.
     
  24. BV 119 "Stabat Mater" Op. 55 first performed on 23 November 1879 in Graz with Ferrucio Busoni conducting. (Dent, p. 36)
  25. BV 120a composed in the 1880s acc. Schnapp (cited in Roberge, p. 18)
  26. BV 124: Menuetto capriccioso in C major Op. 61, for piano
    Pub:
         August Cranz, Hamburg, 1880
         C. A. Spina, Vienna, 1880, cat. no. 25134, with BV 152
         Izdatel'stvo muzyka, Moscow, 1969 (ed. Grigorii Kogan)
    First performed:
         Milan, 1881; Ferruccio Busoni, piano
    Ded: Josephine von Wertheimstein
    Ref: Dent, p. 342; Sitsky, p. 42; Beaumont, p. 361; Roberge, p. 18.
     
  27. 1 2 3 BV 126: Danze antiche [Ancient Dances] Op. 11, for piano
    Comprises:
         1) Minuetto Op. 26 (Op. 12); comp. 22 July 1878; ded. Riccardo Eckhel
         2) Gavotta Op. 62 (Op. 35); comp. 13 December 1879; ded. Giulio Fugamalli
         3) Gigue Op. 63 (Op. 36); comp. 22 December 1879; ded. Giuseppe Sinico
         4) Bourrée Op. 10?; comp. (undated); ded. Antonio Zampieri
    MS: G. Ricordi, Milan
    Pub:
         F. Lucca, Milan, 1882, cat. nos. 36963-6
         G. Ricordi, Milan, 1926, ER 652, ed. Gino Tagliapietra
    First performed:
         No. 3: Graz, 1880; Ferruccio Busoni, piano
    Ref: Dent, p. 341; Sitsky, p. 44; Beaumont, pp. 360, 362; Roberge, p. 18
     
  28. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Undated MS; suggested as 1879 or earlier by Kindermann, p. 96.
  29. BV 148 comp. ca. 1880 acc. Schnapp (1928) cited by Roberge, p. 20.
  30. 1 2 Undated MS comp. 1880 acc. Kindermann cited by Roberge, p. 20.
  31. BV 152:
    Pub:
        August Cranz, Hamburg, 1880;
        C. A. Spina, Vienna, 1880, cat. no. 35135, with BV 124.
        Izdatel'stvo muzyka, Moscow, 1969 (ed. Grigorii Kogan)
    First performed:
        Trieste, 1881; Ferruccio Busoni, piano
    Ded: Baroness Sophie von Todesco
    Ref: Dent, p. 342; Sitsky, p. 43; Beaumont, p. 362; Roberge, p. 20.
     
  32. 1 2 Dr. Wilhelm Mayer (10 June 1831, Prague - 23 January 1898, Graz) was Busoni's composition and music teacher in Graz from Jan 1880 to Mar 1881. Mayer composed under the pseudonym W. A. Rémy. (Dent, pp. 36-40)
  33. BV 156: Duo (in E minor) Op. 43 (Op. 73), for 2 flutes and piano
    MS: SB151
    Pub: Monteux, France: Musica Rara, 1991, ed. J. Theurich, (12 pages, 2 parts)
     
  34. BV 157 pub. Cranz, Hamburg, 1880; Cranz, London, 1973.
  35. 1 2 3 BV 159: Tre pezzi nello stile antico Op. 10, for piano
    Comprises:
        1) Menuett Op. 40; comp. 2 March 1880 (2 April 1880, acc. Roberge); ded. Ernesto Colambani
        2) Sonatine Op. 46; comp. July 1880; ded. G. Gaiani
        3) Gigue Op. 75 (Op. 44); comp. Jun 1880; ded. Alessandro Bussi
    MS: G. Ricordi, Milan
    Pub:
        F. Lucca, Milan, 1882, cat nos. 36967-9
        G. Ricordi, Milan, 1882, cat. nos. 64489-91
        G. Ricordi, Milan, 1927, ER 651, ed. Gino Tagliapietra
    First performed:
        Bologna, 1882; Ferruccio Busoni, piano. (Dent)
    Ref: Dent, p. 341; Sitsky, p. 43; Beaumont, pp. 362-363; Roberge, p. 21.
     
  36. BV 161: Impromptu (in E minor) Op. 48, for clarinet and piano. The piano part is missing.
  37. BV 166: Praeludium Fuge in G minor Op. 74, for piano
    MSS:
             SB156 Fuge, G minor
             SB157 Praeludium Fuge in G minor Op. 74
    Arr: Praeludium rev. and transposed, see BV 220
    Ref: Sitsky, p. 373; Beaumont, p. 363; Roberge, p. 21.
     
  38. 1 2 BV 167: Zwei Lieder Op. 31, for voice and piano
    Comprises:
        1) "Wer hat das erste Lied erdacht" (Victor Blüthgen)
            ["Who invented the first song"] Op. 77, for mezzo-soprano or tenor and piano
        2) "Bin ein fahrender Gesell" (Rudolf Baumbach)
            ["I am a traveling fellow"], for bass or baritone and piano
    MSS:
             SB158 (no. 1 only)
            Museo del Teatro Verdi, Trieste
    Pub:
            C. Schmidl and M. V. Vincentini, Trieste, 1884
             B&H, 1919
    Ded: Rudolf Baumbach (no. 2)
    Ref: Beaumont, p. 363; Roberge, p. 21; Sitsky, p. 369.
           Naxos Records 8.557245 product page Accessed 23 March 2009.
           Naxos Records song text and translations Accessed 23 March 2009.
     
  39. BV 171 comp. Jun 1880? (acc. Beaumont, p. 363); Nov 1880? (acc. Kindermann, cited by Roberge, p. 22).
  40. BV 174a instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons; 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones; chorus; strings
  41. BV 180: Preludio e Fuga Op. 36, for piano
    MS: G. Ricordi, Milan
    Pub:
             F. Lucca, Milan, 1882, cat. no. 36962
             G. Ricordi, Milan, 1926 (with BV 85), ed. Gino Tagliapietra, ER 654
             G. Ricordi, Milan, 1934, vol. 18 Anthologie alter und neuer Musik für Klavier, ed. Gino Tagliapietra
    First performance:
            Bologna, 1882; Ferruccio Busoni, piano.
    Ded: Alfredo Catalani
    Ref: Sitsky, p. 43; Dent, p. 342; Beaumont, p. 364; Roberge, p. 23.
     
  42. 1 2 BV 181: 24 Preludes Op. 37, for piano
    Comprises:
             1) Moderato (in C major)
             2) Andantino sostenuto (in A minor)
             3) Andante con moto (in G major)
             4) Allegretto (in E minor)
             5) Vivace assai quasi presto (in D major)
             6) Moderato, in carattere d'un Corale (in B minor)
             7) Allegro vivace (in A major)
             8) Allegro moderato (in F-sharp minor)
             9) Allegretto vivace e con brio, in carattere campestre (in E major)
            10) Vivace ed energico (in C-sharp minor)
            11) Allegretto piacevole "alla danza" (in B major)
            12) Andantino (in G-sharp minor)
            13) Allegretto scherzando (in F-sharp major)
            14) Lento, funebre (in E-flat minor)
            15) Andatino sostenuto, con espressione (in D-flat major)
            16) Maestoso ed energico (in B-flat minor)
            17) Allegretto vivace (in A-flat major)
            18) Allegretto con moto (in F minor)
            19) Allegro vivo (in E-flat major)
            20) Allegro moderato (in C minor)
            21) Andantino sostenuto (in B-flat major)
            22) Vivace e scherzoso (in G minor)
            23) Allegro vivace (in F major)
            24) Presto (in D minor)
    MS: G. Ricordi, Milan
    Pub:
            F. Lucca, Milan, 1881, cat. nos. 36641-44
            G. Ricordi, Milan, 1881, cat. nos. 64500-4
            G. Ricordi, Milan, 1927, ed. by Gino Tagliapietra, ER 694-95; reprinted 1954, 1975 (vol. 1), 1977 (vol. 2).
            Nos. 1, 6, and 10: 1934, vol. 18 Anthologie alter und neuer Musik für Klavier, Milan, ed. Gino Tagliapietra, ER 1678
    First performed:
            Ferruccio Busoni, piano:
               Bologna, 1880 (no. 2)
               Milan, 1881 (nos. 3, 9, 11)
               Bologna, 1882 (nos. 14, 15, 21)
               Trieste, 1884 (no. 10)
               Helsinki, 1890 (nos. 1, 8)
    Ref: Dent, p. 342; Sitsky, p. 45; Beaumont, p. 364; Roberge, p. 23.
     
  43. BV 183 instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinet, 2 bassoons; 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones; strings (Roberge, p. 23)
  44. 1 2 BV 185: Una Festa di Villaggio Op. 9, for piano
    Comprises:
            1) Preparazioni alla Festa [Preparations for the Festival]
            2) Marcia trionfale [Triumphal March] (see also BV 193)
            3) In Chiesa [In Church]
            4) La Fiera [The Fair]
            5) Danza [Dance]
            6) Notte [Night]
    MS: G. Ricordi, Milan
    Pub:
            F. Lucca, Milan, 1882, cat. nos. 36744 to 36749; 36750 (for the set)
            G. Ricordi, Milan, 1882, cat. nos. 64482 to 64487; 64488 (for the set)
            G. Ricordi, Milan, 1926, ER 650
            No. 5: Boston, 1915, in Album of piano music by Italian composers, ed. G. V. Palladino.
            Nos. 1-3: G. Ricordi, Milan, 1934, in Anthologie alter und neuer Musik für Klavier, vol. 18, ed. Gino Tagliapietra, ER 1678
    First performed:
           Bergamo, 1882; Ferruccio Busoni, piano
    Ded: Angelo and Fanny Speckel
    Ref: Sitsky, pp. 37-38; Beaumont, p. 364; Roberge, p. 23.
     
  45. 1 2 BV 186: Introduzione e Fuga sopra un Corale
    Chorale: "Herzliebster Jesu was hast verbrochen" ["Beloved Jesus, what hast Thou done wrong"] from the St Matthew Passion (Bach), BWV 244 No. 3 (Roberge, p. 23)
    Instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons; 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones; timpani; strings (Roberge, p. 23)
     
  46. BV 187: Beginning of 1882 acc. Kindermann (cited by Roberge, p. 24).
  47. BV 189: Danza Notturna Op. 13, for piano
    Pub: Edizione Trebbi, Bologna, 1882, cat. no. 1574
    First performed:
            Bologna, 1883; Ferruccio Busoni, piano.
    Ref: Dent, p. 341; Sitsky, pp. 36-37; Beaumont, p. 364; Roberge, p. 24.
     
  48. BV 190: "Ave Maria" Op. 35, (Antiphon) for baritone and orchestra
    MS: Nino Bezzi
    Pub:  F. Lucca, Milan, 1882
             G. Ricordi, Milan, 1942
    Instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons; 4 horns, 2 trumpets; strings; includes piano reduction
    Ded: Niccola Bezzi
    Ref: Dent, p. 340; Beaumont, p. 364; Roberge, p. 24.
     
  49. 1 2 BV 191: Primavera, Estate, Autunno, Inverno Op. 40, for male voice soloists, male chorus, and orchestra
    Comprises:
            1) Primavera [Spring]. "Nel primo giorno di calendi Maggio" []
            2) Estate [Summer]. "Tu mi se'nato o fiorellin d'amour" []
            3) Autunno [Autumn]. "Chi mi dice onde vien la rondinella []
            4) Inverno [Winter]. "Dal giorno che ti vidi" []
    Text author: Francesco Dall'Ongaro
    MSS:  G. Ricordi, Milan (Complete autograph)
             SB175 ((First movement only)
                  Title on MS: "I. Frühling, Op. 40, No. 1"
                  Text translated to German by Franziska von Kapff-Essenther.
    Pub:
            F. Lucca, Milan, 1882, cat. nos. 37041 to 37044; 37045 (for the set)
            G. Ricordi, Milan, (undated), cat. nos. 57539 to 57542; 57543 (for the set)
                  Plate nos. 57539 to 57542
    Instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 oboes (English horn), 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons; 4 horns, 2 trumpets; timpani; chorus: TTBB; strings; includes piano reduction
    Ded: Pietro Bini
    Ref: Dent, p. 340; Beaumont, p. 364; Roberge, p. 24; Sitsky, p. 370; IMSLP
     
  50. 1 2 3 BV191a: Frühling, for male chorus (TTBB) a cappella
    Comp: undated; probably composed after 1882.
    MS: SB176 (Title: "I. Primavera. Frühling."), unpub.
    Text author: Francesco Dall'Ongaro; translated to German by Franziska von Kapff-Essenther.
    Ref: Sitsky, p. 370; Roberge, p. 24; Beaumont, p. 364.
     
  51. 1 2 BV 192: Il sabato del villagio
    Subtitle: "poema campestre" [rustic poem], see Giacomo Leopardi: Il sabato del villaggio
    MSS:
             SB154 (Sketches)
             SB177 (Full score, lost during World War II)
             SB178 (Vocal score, lost during WWII)
             SB179-81 (Parts, lost during WWII, later reappeared in the West Berlin Preußischer Kulturbesitz)
            N. Mus. Nachl. 4, 71 and 4, 72
            N. Mus. Nachl. 4, 71,2 and 4, 71,3 (copies of the first and seventh parts)
    unpub.
    Soloists: soprano, alto, tenor, bass
    Instrumentation: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons; 4 horns, 3 trumpets; ; strings
    First performances:
            Bologna, Teatro comunale, 22 March 1883, conducted by Luigi Mancinelli
            Repeated a few days later, conducted by Ferruccio Busoni
    Ded: Luigi Mancinelli
    Remarks:
        In 1882, during the 900-year anniversary celebrations of the birth of Guido Monaco in Arezzo, the 16-year-old Ferruccio Busoni was engaged, through the kindness of Luigi Mancinelli, for a three-week period in September to play daily on pianos being displayed as part of an exhibition. Mancinelli was also conducting the opera Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito. Since Boito was attending the performances, Busoni had the opportunity to meet him. Both Mancinelli and Boito were impressed with the young man and made arrangements for the performance of his cantata.
        Dent describes the reception and Boito's response: "Il Sabato di Villaggio was a very skillfully written work, but it was criticized at the time for its treatment of the poem, which was much cut up and distributed between different voices, with frequent repetitions of the words; Leopardi's lines were too contemplative and philosophical to bear handling in such a style. Boito, whom one would have expected to be the first to take a poet's view rather than a composer's, praised its 'admirable exuberance of rhythm' and its unceasing flow of melody. He urged Ferruccioto go on writing Leopardi to music, for he felt that Leopardi's profoundly thoughtful humanity was just what he wanted to give wings to his inspiration. 'If I am a severe critic of Ferruccio's music, the fault is his own; the admiration which he aroused in me at Arezzo was great; I expect great things of him, and I am sure he will give me them.'"
    Ref: Dent, pp. 43, 340; Sitsky, pp. 370, 380; Beaumont, p. 365; Roberge, p. 24.
     
  52. 1 2 BV 193: Marcia di Paesani e Contadine Op. 32, for piano
    Remark: Intended (1) to replace the 2nd movement of BV 185 (Beaumont) or (2) as an addition to BV 185 (Dent, Sitsky).
    MS: Museo del Teatro Verdi, Trieste (Beaumont)
    Pub: Trieste: Schmidl-Vicentini, 1883, cat. no. C. 6 Sch. (taken over by Hofmeister Leipzig)
    First performance: Trieste, 1883; Ferruccio Busoni, piano
    Ref: Dent, p. 342; Sitsky, p. 38; Beaumont, p. 365; Roberge, p. 24.
     
  53. BV 194: Macchiette medioevali Op. 33, for piano
    Comprises:
            1) Dama [Lady]
            2) Cavaliere [Knight]
            3) Paggio [Page]
            4) Guerriero [Warrior]
            5) Astrologo [Astrologer]
            6) Trovatore [Troubadour]
    Pub:
            Bologna: Edizione Trebbi, 1883, cat. nos. 1655 to 1660; 1661 (for the set)
            Wiesbaden: B&H, 1982-1983, ed. Franzpeter Goebels, EB 8129
    First performance:
            Bologna, 1883; Ferruccio Busoni, piano
    Ref: Dent, p. 341; Sitsky, p. 38; Beaumont, p. 365; Roberge, p. 24.
     
  54. BV 195: Macchiette medioevali No. 2/B. Cavaliere Reiter, for piano
    Remark: alternative(?) version of no. 2 of BV 194
    MS:  SB183 (sketches); unpub.
    Ref: Sitsky, p. 370; Roberge, p. 25.
     
  55. BV 196: Serenata Op. 34, for cello and piano
    MS: G. Ricordi, Milan
    Pub: F. Lucca, Milan, 1883?
    First performance:
            Vienna, 30 November 1883; Ferruccio Busoni, piano; cellist, not specified. (Dent)
    Ded: Francesco Serato
    Ref: Dent, pp. 46, 345; Sitsky, p. 381; Beaumont, p. 365; Roberge, p. 25.
     
  56. 1 2 BV 197: Trois Morceaux Op. 4, 5, and 6, for piano
    Comprises:
            1) Scherzo Op. 4
            2) Prélude et fugue (inside as Praeludium and Fuge) Op. 5
            3) Scène de ballet Op. 6
    Pub:
            Emil Wetzler, Vienna, 1884, cat. nos. E. 118 W, E. 119 W, and E. 747 W
            Verlag Doblinger, Vienna and Munich, 1976, D. 953
    First performance:
            Ferruccio Busoni, piano:
               Bologna, 1883 (no. 2 and Praeludium?)
               Vienna, 1884 (nos. 2 and 3)
    Ded: Betty de Preleuthner
    Ref: Sitsky, pp. 44-45; Dent, p. 341; Beaumont, p. 365; Roberge, p. 25.
     
  57. BV 198: Etude 15, en forme d' "Adagio" d'une Sonate (in D-flat major), for piano
    MS:  SB185; unpub.
    Ded: Gussy Augusta Cottlow 1892 [in pencil; suggests Busoni may have considered publishing (Dent)]
    Remarks: Evidently intended for BV 203. Also contains two related themes later used in the third (slow) movement ("Pezzo serioso") of the Concerto (BV 247). (Dent; Sitsky, pp. 103-8)
    Ref: Sitsky, pp. 103-8, 370; Dent, p. 341; Beaumont, p. 365; Roberge, p. 25.
     
  58. BV 201: Symphonische Suite Op. 25
    Comprises:
          1) Präludium
          2) Gavotte
          3) Gigue
          4) Langsames Intermezzo
          5) Alla breve
    Comp: Aug 1883 (Beaumont, p. 365); 1883 (Kindermann acc. Roberge, p. 25).
    MSS: SB193 and SB194 (Autographs and copies of the third and fourth movements)
    Pub: C. F. Kahnt Nachfolger, Leipzig, 1888; taken over by B&H
    Instr: 3 flutes (piccolo), 3 oboes (English horn), 3 clarinets (bass clarinet), 3 bassoons; 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba; timpani, percussion (cymbals, triangle); strings
    First performance: Trieste, 9 June 1883 (Kindermann acc. Roberge, p. 25).
    Ded: Hans Richter
    Arr: for piano ("Gavotte"). Mentioned in B&H catalog, 1888 (dubious). (Beaumont, p. 365)
     
  59. 1 2 3 BV 202: Zwei Lieder Op. 15, for voice and piano
    Comprises:
          1) "Ich sah die Träne" ["I saw the tears"] (Byron)
          2) "An Babylons Wassern" ["By Babylon's Waters"] (Byron)
    Comp: Mar 1884 (Beaumont); 1883 (Kindermann)
    Pub: Albert J. Gutmann, Vienna, 1884
            Universal Edition, Vienna, date uncertain, cat. no. U. E. 7773 (9 pages)
                Title: Zwei hebräische Melodien von Lord Byron für eine Singstimme mit Klavierbegleitung. Op. 15.
    Ded: Caroline Gomperz-Bettelheim
    Arr: for male voice and piano, see BV 202a
    Ref: Beaumont, p. 366; Kindermann, pp. 161-162; Roberge, p. 25.
     
  60. BV207 comprises: "Wohlauf! Der kühle Winter ist vergangen" (Neidhard von Reuenthal) and "Unter den Linden" (Walther von der Vogelweide)
  61. 1 2 3 BV 229: Vier Bagatellen, Op. 28, for violin and piano
    Comprises:
          1) Aus der Zopfzeit [From the Time of the Eighteenth-Century Zopfstil]
          2) Kleiner Mohrentanz [Little Moorish Dance]
          3) Wiener Tanzweise [Viennese Dance Tune]
          4) Kosakenritt. Nach einem russischen Volksliede. [Ride of the Cossacks. After a Russian Folk Song.]
    Comp: 1888 (Dent)
    MS: Daniell Revenaugh (Beaumont)
    Pub: Leipzig: C. F. Peters, n.d. (1888, Dent), plate no. 7249
            Frankfurt am Main: C. F. Peters, 1982
    Ded: Seinem lieben Egon Petri
    Ref: Dent, p. 345; Kindermann, pp. 187-188; Beaumont, p. 367; Roberge, p. 29.
     
  62. BV 235 comprises:
         1) Contrapunctisches Tanzstück [Contrapuntal Dance Piece]
         2) Kleine (III) Ballet-Scene [Short (III) Ballet Scene]
  63. BV 235a comprises:
         1) Waffentanz [Weapons Dance] (score)
         2) Friedenstanz [Peace Dance]
  64. BV 236 pub. B&H, 1892, PB 1107 (Beaumont, 1985, p. 45)
  65. BV 236 orchestration: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons; 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones; timpani; strings (Beaumont, 1985, p. 45)
  66. BV 236 first performed 27 August 1890 (OS 15 August). Concert Hall of Saint Petersburg Conservatoire. Busoni, piano; Orchestra of the Russian Musical Society; Moritz Köhler, conductor (Beaumont, 1985, p. 45)
  67. BV 238 comp. Jun 1894 (acc. Beaumont, 1985, p. 367); 1892? in Kindermann (1980) (acc. Roberge, 1991, p. 30)
  68. BV 238a first performance: Milan 1913 (Ferruccio Busoni, piano) acc. Dent (1933), p. 321.
  69. BV 239 comp. after 1892? acc. Kindermann (1980) (cited in Roberge, 1991, p. 31)
  70. BV 240 orchestration: 4 flutes (piccolo), 3 oboes (English horn), 3 clarinets (bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (contrabassoon); 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba; timpani, percussion (cymbals, triangle, side drum, bass drum, glockenspiel); harp; strings: 16 violins, 16 violins, 12 violas, 10 cellos, 8 double basses (Roberge, 1991, p. 31)
  71. BV 243 instrumentation: 3 flutes (piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons; 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba; timpani, percussion (triangle, bass drum, cymbals); strings
  72. BV 243 was first performed on 8 October 1897 at the Sing-Akademie zu Berlin with Henri Petri, violin; Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; Ferruccio Busoni, conductor.
  73. BV 243: ded. Henri Petri, violinist, the father of Egon Petri, a pupil and later an important colleague of Ferruccio Busoni. (Dent, 1933, p. 68)
  74. BV244 first performed on 30 September 1898 at the Musikinstitut, Helsinki. Viktor Nováček. violin; Busoni, piano. (Beaumont, 1985, p. 53)
  75. BV 247a, arr. from BV 247, is a short passage for linking the end of the fourth movement to the fifth movement so that the chorus is omitted. (Roberge, 1991, p. 32)
  76. BV 247a MS in possession of the conductor and pianist Daniell Revenaugh. (Beaumont, 1985, p. 368)
  77. BV 247a: Busoni later changed his mind about this version of the concerto. (Letter to Edward J. Dent, 30 May 1921 in Beaumont, 1987, p.336.) BV 247a remains unpublished. (Beaumont, 1987, p. 93n)
  78. BV 248 original title: Suite aus der Musik zu Gozzi's Märchendrama Turandot [Suite from the Music to Gozzi's Fairy Tale Drama Turandot] (Beaumont, 1985, p.76)
  79. 1 2 3 BV 248 instrumentation: 3 flutes (piccolo), 3 oboes (English horn), 3 clarinets (bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (contrabassoon); 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba; timpani, percussion (glockenspiel, triangle, tambourine, covered drum, bass drum, tam-tam); 2 harps; chorus: female (unison) ad lib.; strings. BV 248a and b instrumentation: as for BV 248 except without chorus.
  80. BV 248 first performed 21 October 1905 at the Beethovensaal, Berlin with Busoni as the conductor. (Beaumont, 1985, p.76)
  81. BV 248a first performed 26 October 1911 at the Deutsches Theater, Berlin with the Bösendorfer Orchestra conducted by Oskar Fried. (Beaumont, 1985, p.76)
  82. BV 248b first performed 13 January 1921 at the Philharmonie, Berlin with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Busoni. (Beaumont, 1985, p.76)
  83. BV250 dates of composition from Kindermann (1980), cited in Roberge, 1991, p. 33.
  84. BV250 MS: location of sketches not given by Roberge (1991).
  85. BV 252a complete title: Berceuse élégiaque Op. 42. Des Mannes Wiegenlied am Sarge seiner Mutter [The man's cradle-song at his mother's bier.] Poesie [Poem] for small orchestra.
  86. BV 252a: This poem appears before the music:
        
        Schwingt die Wiege des Kindes
        Schwankt die Wiege seines Schicksals
        Schwindet der Weg des Lebens
        Schwindet hin in die ewigen Fernen
        
        [So swings the cradle of the child
        Sways the cradle of his fate
        Fades away the path of life
        Fades away into the everlasting distance]
        
  87. BV 255 complete title: Große Fuge. Kontrapunktische Fantasie über Joh. Seb. Bach's letztes unvollendetes Werk [Great Fugue. Contrapuntal Fantasy over Joh. Seb. Bach's last unfinished work (The Art of Fugue)]
  88. BV256 complete title: Fantasia Contrappuntistica. Preludio al corale "Gloria al Signore nel Cieli' e Fuga a quattro soggetti obbligati sopra un frammento di Bach. [Contrapuntal Fantasy. Chorale prelude "Allein Gott in der Höh' sei Ehr" ("God alone is honored in the highest") and fugue with four obbligato subjects on a fragment by Bach]
  89. BV 256a (edizione minore) original title: Choral-Vorspiel und Fuge über ein Bachsches Fragment (Der "Fantasia contrappuntistica" kleine Ausgabe) [Chorale prelude and fugue on a fragment by Bach (Minor edition of the "Contrapuntal Fantasy")]
  90. BV 256b (2 piano version) original title: Fantasia Contrappuntistica. Choral-Variationen über "Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe" gefolgt von einer Quadrupel-Fuge über ein Bachsches Fragment [Contrapuntal Fantasy. Chorale variations on "Honored be God in the highest" followed by a quadruple fugue on a Bach fragment]
  91. BV 258 complete title: Die Brautwahl. Musikalisch-fantastische Komödie nach E. T. A. Hoffmann. [The Bridal Choice. Musical-fantastical comedy after E. T. A. Hoffmann.]
  92. BV 265 published as a facsimile of the MS in Zeitschrift für Musik, 99 no. 12, Dec 1932, p. 1095. (Roberge, 1991, p. 37)
  93. BV 267 complete title: Indianisches Tagebuch. Erstes Buch. Vier Klavierstudien über Motive der Rothäute Amerikas. [Indian Diary. First Book. Four piano studies on motives by the American Redskins.]
  94. 1 2 Albert Biolley was an accomplished amateur flute player. He was also a Zurich banker, who gave the Busoni family critical financial assistance, including loans and possibly outright gifts, when they lived in Zurich during the First World War. (Beaumont, 1985, p. 238)
  95. BV 272a: later pub. as part of BV289.
  96. BV 275: Schnapp catalog (1928) cited in Roberge (1991), p. 39.
  97. BV 276: first performed on 9 December 1918 at Tonhalle, Zurich with Edmondo Allegra, clarinet; Tonhalle Orchestra, conducted by Volkmar Andreae.
  98. BV 276 instrumentation: 2 oboes, 2 bassoons; 2 horns; triangle; clarinet; strings. (Beaumont, 1985, p. 251)
  99. BV 276: arr. for clarinet and piano (Arnold Taubman) pub. B&H, 1918. EB 5140. Plate numbers 28303, 28535; IMSLP
  100. BV 277: Beaumont, 1985, p. 370. Kindermann dates the composition to the spring of 1918. (Roberge, 1991, p. 39)
  101. BV 287: MS in possession of Daniell Revenaugh and another copy at the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris
  102. BV 287 pub. Universal Edition, Vienna, 1921 (as supplement to Musikblätter des Anbruch 3 nos. 1/2, Jan 1921. Later by B&H, 1922.
  103. BV 288 first performed 13 January 1921 at the Philharmonie, Berlin with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Ferruccio Busoni. (Beaumont, 1985, p. 281)
  104. BV 288 instrumentation: 2 flutes (piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons; 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones; timpani, percussion (glockenspiel, side drum, triangle, bass drum, cymbals); strings.
  105. 1 2 3 BV 289 comprises three pieces (Beaumont, 1985, p. 281):
        1) Erstes Blatt [First Leaf]; comp. Aug 1917; pub. B&H, 1918, EB 5056, plate number 28172; dur. 3 min; ded. Albert Biolley; for other versions, see BV 248b, BV 272, and BV 272a.
        2) Zweites Blatt [Second Leaf]; comp. Apr 1921; MS: SB; dur. 1 min; ded. Francesco Ticciati
        3) Drittes Blatt [Third Leaf]; comp. May 1921; MS: SB; dur. 4 min; ded. Felice Boghen
  106. BV 289: EB 5193, plate number 6198
  107. BV 289: first performance was on 4 February 1922 at Wigmore Hall, London, with Ferruccio Busoni, piano. (Beaumont, 1985, p. 281)
  108. BV 290 first performed 10 December 1921 at Casino, Basle, with Egon Petri, piano, and the Basle Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Heinrich Suter
  109. BV 290 instrumentation: 2 flutes (piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons; 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones; timpani, glockenspiel (ad lib.); piano; strings
  110. BV 292 first performed in Paris in 1922 with orchestra and Ferruccio Busoni, piano (Dent, 1933, p. 322)
  111. 1 2 BV 294 text: "So fern ihr Euch gern mit den alten Historien befasset" (Ferruccio Busoni) ["As far as you would like to occupy yourselves with the old histories"].
       BV 294 was a new version of [The Ballad of Lippold the Jew-coiner] from the opera Die Brautwahl (BV 258) and was intended as Op. 55 no. 1, a companion piece to Zigeunerlied (BV 295). Beaumont tells the story as follows: "The vision of the lonely Wandering Jew still haunted him [Busoni]. He wrote a new introductory recitative which includes the following lines:
       
       Two hundred and fifty years later
       the story is taken up once more
       in the light-hearted play of the Brautwahl.
       The old man turns up once again:
       his activities expand in Berlin today
       as maitre de finances
       procurer and forger,
       as blustering monster-
       
    Busoni was simply implying a continuation of the ageless fairy-tale into modern times. Unfortunately Wilhelm Guttmann, the baritone for whom the piece was written, viewed matters more prosaically and declared that the text was anti-Semitic. Certainly for anyone unacquainted with the composer's private world of myth and make-believe, it appears so. Guttmann resolutley refused to sing the ballad, and it remains to this day unpublished and unperformed. 'Strano mondo', wrote Busoni to Dent, 'sorprendente mentalità. Oremus.' ['Strange world, surprising mentality. Let us pray.'] [*Letter to Edward Dent, 30 August 1923]" (Beaumont, 1985, p. 136)
  112. BV 294 instrumentation: 2 flutes (piccolo), 2 oboes (English horn); 2 clarinets; 2 bassoons; 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones; timpani, percussion (cymbals, glockenspiel); harp, strings
  113. BV 295 pub. B&H (undated) PB 2826; E. F. Kalmus, Opa-locka, Florida, 197? (Beaumont, 1985, p. 281; Roberge, 1991, p. 43)
  114. BV 295 first performed 27 April 1921 at the Philharmonie, Berlin, with Wilhelm Guttman, baritone, and the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Werner Wolff.
  115. BV 295 instrumentation: 2 flutes (piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons; 2 horns; cymbals; strings
  116. BV 295a pub. Berlin, 1923 as music supplement to Die Musik 15, no. 8 (May 1923). B&H, Leipzig, undated, DLV 4788. Later as no. 5 of Fünf Goethelieder, B&H, Wiesbaden, 1964, EB 6461. (Beaumont, 1985, p. 281; Roberge, 1991, p. 43)
  117. BV 296 (1923 edition) comprises 5 pieces: in E minor, A minor, D minor, G major, and C minor. (Roberge, 1991, p. 43)
  118. BV 296 MS: Property of the pianist and conductor Daniell Revenaugh; a further MS of the 2nd piece in the Galston-Busoni collection. University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (Beaumont, 1985, p. 295)
  119. BV 296 pub. B&H, 1923, EB 5240, plate number 29025; also incorporated in the Klavierübung, Vol 9 (2nd edition), B&H, 1925; republished with Preludietto from Book 1 of the Klavierübung, 1st edition, as "Six short pieces for the cultivation of part-playing," with BV 296 as nos. 2-6, B&H, Wiesbaden, 1954, EB 6205. (Beaumont, 1985, p. 295)
  120. BV 296 first performed: (nos. 1-3 only) 18 August 1923 at the Deutsches Nationaltheater in Weimar by Egon Petri, piano (Beaumont, 1985, p. 295)
  121. BV 297 MS: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and Stiftung Rychenberg, Winterthur. (Beaumont, 1985, p. 295)
  122. BV 297 pub. Heugel, Paris, 1923, H 28,336 [Rare] (Beaumont, 1985, p. 295)
  123. BV 297 first performed on 18 August 1923 at the Deutsches Nationaltheater in Weimar by Egon Petri, piano (Beaumont, 1985, p. 295)
  124. BV 298 pub. B&H, Wiesbaden,1960, MS. (Beaumont, 1985, p. 282)
  125. BV 298 first performed 16? Apr 1967 at Liederhalle, Stuttgart, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone, and the Württemberg State Orchestra, conducted by Ferdinand Leitner. (Beaumont, 1985, p. 282)
  126. BV 298 instrumentation: flute, clarinet, bassoon; strings (viola, cello, doublebass) (Beaumont, 1985, p. 282)
  127. BV 298a pub. Navigare Necesse est: eine Festgabe für Anton Kippenburg zum zweiundzwanzigsten Mai 1924, Inselverlag, Leipzig, 1924; republished B&H, Wiesbaden, 1960 (Wb. 417), and 1964. (Roberge, 1991, p. 44, and Beaumont, 1985, p. 282)
  128. BV 299 pub. B&H, Wiesbaden, 1964, as no.1 of Fünf Goethe Lieder, EB 6461 (Beaumont, 1985, p. 251)
  129. BV 299 arr. for orchestra by Philipp Jarnach (1938), pub. B&H, Wiesbaden, 1964; instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons; 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones; timpani; strings. (Beaumont, 1985, p. 251)
  130. Appendix, no. 1: Sitsky, p. 371; Beaumont, p. 367; Roberge, p. 45.
     
  131. Appendix, no. 2: Music for Gozzi's "Turandot"
    First performance: Berlin, Deutsches Theater, 26 October 1911
    Arr: Theater orchestra: John Wijsman (prepared for the 1913 London production) (unpub.)
    Ref: Beaumont, p. 368; Roberge, p. 45.
     
  132. Appendix, no. 4: Nachtrag zu Turandot
    MS: SB332: Nachtrag to Turandot - "Diese Zeichen von Trauer"
            SB333: Nachtrag to Turandot - (sketches)
            B&H, Wiesbaden (copy of SB MS)
    Ref: Beaumont, pp. 371; Sitsky, p. 377.
     
  133. Appendix, no. 8: 'Ich hab' gesucht und nichts gefunden'
    MS: (location not ascertained)
    Pub: Facsimile of MS (Herrmann, Joachim, ed. (1956). Ferruccio Busoni: Wesen und Einheit der Musik. Berlin-Hallensee: Max Hesses Verlag. p. ix)
    Ded: Philipp Jarnach
    Note: A three part chorus composed in answer to a letter from Philipp Jarnach requesting information about an 18th-century composer.
    Ref: Beaumont, p. 372; Roberge, p. 46.
     
  134. Appendix, no. 9: Sitsky, p. 369; Beaumont, p. 364.
     
  135. 1 2 "Busoni, F.: Piano Music, Vol. 6 (Harden)" Naxos CD 8572077, product page at Naxos Direct". Retrieved 3 May 2010.
  136. Biography at Liceo Musicale "Angelo Masini" In Italian. Retrieved 28 June 2009.

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