Ferruccio Busoni's musical thinking: a study of his Sonatina seconda and Toccata

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The objective of the dissertation is to examine certain correlations between Busoni the philosopher and Busoni the composer. His aesthetic and theoretical points of view, which are of vital importance for an appreciation of his compositions, are reviewed. The manifestation of his musical thinking in his own compositional practice is substantiated through analysis of two of his late works for the piano: the Sonatina seconda and the Toccata.

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Lim, Chong-Pil May 1991.

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The objective of the dissertation is to examine certain correlations between Busoni the philosopher and Busoni the composer. His aesthetic and theoretical points of view, which are of vital importance for an appreciation of his compositions, are reviewed. The manifestation of his musical thinking in his own compositional practice is substantiated through analysis of two of his late works for the piano: the Sonatina seconda and the Toccata.

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Lim, Chong-Pil. Ferruccio Busoni's musical thinking: a study of his Sonatina seconda and Toccata, dissertation, May 1991; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc332670/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .