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Busoni

[byoo-soh-nee; Italian boo-zaw-nee] /byuˈsoʊ ni; Italian buˈzɔ ni/
noun
1.
Ferruccio (Benvenuto)
[fer-root-chaw ben-ve-noo-taw] /fɛrˈrut tʃɔ ˌbɛn vɛˈnu tɔ/ (Show IPA),
1866–1924, Italian composer and pianist.
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  • Every accusation except that of dulness or feebleness has been brought against Mr. Busoni, and with justice.

    Musical Criticisms Arthur Johnstone
  • At the present time it may be doubted whether there is any better exponent of it than Mr. Busoni.

    Musical Criticisms Arthur Johnstone
  • Mme. Busoni now invited us to inspect other parts of the house.

    Piano Mastery Harriette Brower
  • We neither judge nor compare such talents as those of Busoni, Friedheim, and Risler.

    Musical Memories Camille Saint-Sans
  • Mr. Busoni's solo was that most capricious and austere Sonata, Beethoven's 109th work.

    Musical Criticisms Arthur Johnstone
  • She was a special pupil of Busoni and has appeared in many noteworthy recitals.

  • He lacks Cortt's inspiring animation, and, still more, the monumental intellectuality of Busoni.

  • His fortissimo chords have hitherto lacked the foundational power and splendour of d'Albert's, Busoni's, and Rosenthal's.

    Franz Liszt James Huneker
  • Busoni is preparing a complete edition of Liszt's compositions, to be published by Breitkopf & Hrtel.

    Franz Liszt James Huneker
  • Busoni soon joined us in the salon and the conversation was turned to his activities in the new field.

    Piano Mastery Harriette Brower

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