Discography

RECORDINGS OF THE WORK OF FERRUCCIO BUSONI

THE COLUMBIA (NOW EMI) RECORDINGS

List of 78 RPM Recordings of Ferruccio Busoni

(N.B. These recordings set down on two separate dates)

Issue #

Title & Composer Matrix # Recording Date MFR. #
L 1445

(a) Prelude No. 1 (J.S. Bach)
(b) Fugue in C (Bach)

76699 (takes 1 & 2 rejected)
76699 take 3 rejected)

Nov. 1919

Feb.27, 1922

3225

3225

Not Used Andantino from Piano Concerto No. 9, K 271 Eb (Mozart) 76700 (takes 1 & 2 rejected) Nov. 1919
3226
Not Used "Faust" Waltz (Gounod-arr.Liszt) 76701 (takes 1 & 2 rejected) Nov. 1919
3227
L 1470 (a) Chorale-Prelude: "Rejoice, Beloved Christians" (Bach-Busoni) (b) Ecossaises (Beethoven-Busoni)

76701 (takes 1 & 2 rejected)

76702-3

Nov. 1919

Feb.27, 1922

3228

3228

L 1432 Nocturne, Op. 15, #2, F# (Chopin)

76703 (takes 1 & 2 rejected)

76703-3 (take 4 unused)

Nov. 1919

Feb.27, 1922

3229

3229

L 1456 Hungarian Rhapsody #13, a (Liszt - Part One)

76704 (takes 1 & 2 rejected)

76704-4 (take 3 rejected)

Nov. 1919

Feb.27, 1922

3230

3230

L 1456

Hungarian Rhapsody #13, a (Liszt) (Part Two)
Both abbreviated

76705 (takes 1 & 2 rejected)
76705-3 (take 4 not used)

Nov. 1919

Feb.27, 1922

3231

3231

Not Used Sonetto del Petrarca #104, Ab 76706 (takes 1 & 2 rejected)
76706 (takes 3 & 4 rejected)

Nov. 1919

Feb.27, 1922

3232

3232

Not Used Valse oubliée #1 (Liszt) 76707 (takes 1 & 2 rejected) Nov. 1919
3233
Not Used Etude, #5, E (Paganini-Liszt) 76708 (takes 1 & 2 rejected) Nov. 1919
3234
L 1445 Etude, Op.25 #5,E (Chopin) 76709 (takes 1 & 2 rejected)
76709-4 (take 3 rejected)

Nov. 1919

Feb.27, 1922

3235

3235

Not Used Perpetuum mobile (Weber) 76710 (takes 1, 2, 3 rejected)
76710 (takes 4 & 5 not used)

Nov. 1919

Feb.27, 1922

3236

3236

Not Used (a) Ecossaises (Beethoven-Busoni)
(b) Chorale-Prelude: "Rejoice Christians" (Bach-Busoni)
75058 (1 take rejected) Feb.27, 1922
3941
L 1432 Etude, Op.10, #5 Gb ( Chopin ) 75059 (take 2 rejected) Feb.27, 1922
3942
L 1470

Prelude, Op.28,#7
A; Etude, Op. 10, # 5, Gb (Chopin)

75060-2 (take 1 rejected) Feb.27, 1922
3943

 

(N.B. It is clear from the letters, written by Busoni to one of the administrators of the Columbia Co. that he felt his recordings set down in November of 1919 to be unsuccessful. Busoni's letters were written in English; we have retained his spellings and format.)

LIST OF RECORDINGS OF THE WORK OF FERRUCCIO BUSONI

WORK
TITLE
ARTIST
LABEL
NUMBER
Abendlied
(Evening Song)
Klöcker, cl; Genuit cpo 999 252 (CD)
Albumblatt
(Album Leaf)
Blake,vc; Palmer, p ETC. 1180 (CD)
Albumblatt
(Flute and Piano)
Ex Novo Ensemble DYNAMIC 81 (CD)
Albumblätter ( 3 )
  Madge, p
Egon Petri, p
Marriotti, p
PHILIPS.
PHS
FONTANA
420 740 (CD)
9078 (CD)
9511 (CD)
Arlecchino
(Opera in 1 act)
Glyndebourne Festival / Pritchard
Lyons Opera / Nagano
EMI
VIRGIN
65284(CD)
59313 (CD)
An die Jugend
( Epilogue only )
(For the Young)
Madge, p
Stevenson, p
Tozer, p
PHILIPS
ALTARUS
CHANDOS
420 740 (CD)
9041 (CD)
9394 (CD)
Bagatelles, Op. 28
  Enoksson, v; Stott, p BIS 784 (CD)
Ballet Scenes ( 4 ) Op.33a
Madge, p PHILIPS 420 740 (CD)
Berceuse Elégiaque, Op. 42
Montpellier Phil / Masini
Berlin Radio Orch./ Tamayo
New Phil / Prausnitz
NBC Symphony / Albert
ARKADIA (Also AGORA
CAPRICCIO
EMI

cpo
126.1 (CD)
92 (CD)
10 480
65869 (CD)

999 161 (CD)
Berceuse Elégiaque (arr. Adams)
des Mannes; London
Sinfonietta / Nagano
NONE 75359 (CD)
Berceuse Elégiaque (arr.Schönberg)
Schönberg Ens./ de Leeuw PHILIPS 6570 811 (LP)
Brautwahl, Die. Opera in 3 acts
Soloists, Berlin State Opera
Chorus, Orch./ Barenboim
TELDEC 25250 (CD)
Character Pieces, Clarinet / Piano
Klöcker, cl; Genuit, p cpo 999 252 (CD)
Chorale-Prelude / Bach Fragment
Madge, p PHILIPS 420 740 (CD)
Clarinet Sonata, K. 138
Klöcker, cl; Genuit, p cpo 999 252 (CD)
Clarinet Suite, Op. 10
Ex Novo Ensemble DYNAMIC 81 (CD)
Comedy (Lustspiel) Overture Op. 38
Berlin Radio Sym./ Tamayo
Minsk Phil./ Frontalini
American Prom Orch./Graham
NBC Symphony / Albert
CAPRICCIO
BONGIOVANI
KLAVIER
cpo
10 480 (CD)
5509 (CD)
11053 (CD)
999 161 (CD)
Concertino, Op. 48 Clarinet / Small
Orchestra

Shifrin, cl; Los Angeles Chamber Orch./ Schwartz; Triebskorn, cl; Berlin Sym./ Bünte
P. Meyer, cl; Prague Chamber Orch./ Behlohlavek

NONE.
CANDIDE
DENON
SUPRAHON
79077 (LP)
31003 (LP)
75289 (CD)
3348 (CD)
Piano Concerto, Op. 17
Ex Novo Ensemble
Grante, p; I Pomeriggi Musicali/ Zuccarani
DYNAMIC
MUSIC ARTS
81 (CD)
1047 (CD)
Piano Concerto, Op. 39
Ogden, p; Royal Phil./ Revenaugh
Ohlsson, p; Cleveland Orch./ Dohnanyi
Postnikova, p; French National Orchestra / Rozhdestvensky / Warmia National Orchestra / Frontalini
Thiollier, p; Nice Orchestra
Schönwandt
EMI
TELARC
ERATO
BONGIOVANI
KONTRAPUNKT

69850 (CD)
80207 (CD)
45478 (CD)
5509 (CD)
32057 (CD)

Dance Pieces ( 2 ); War; Peace
Madge, p PHILIPS. 420 740 (CD)
Divertimento, Op. 52, Flute/Small
Orchestra
Klemeyer, Berlin Symphony /
Bünte
Ex Novo Ensemble
CANDIDE
DYNAMIC
31003 (LP)
81 (CD)
Doktor Faust ( Opera in 2 Prologues, Intermezzo, 3 scenes & Epilogue )
Soloists; Chorus Orchestra of Bayreuth Radio / Leitner

Soloists; Lyon Nat'l Opera Chorus; Lyon Nat'l Opera Orch/ Nagano (N.B. This recording includes Antony Beaumont's version of the finale)

DG



ERATO

2740 273 (LP)


25501 (3-CD)

Doktor Faust ( Two Studies )
Cincinnati Symphony / Gielen SW German Radio / Gielen MMG
INTERCORD
VOX
10019 (CD)
830 876 (CD)
5137 (CD)
Sarabande; Cortege
Royal Phil./ Revenaugh EMI 69850 (CD)
Elegies (6) for the Piano (a 7th added later)

Bean, p
Petri, p
Madge, p
F. Grasso, p
Ogden, p

VICTROLA
PHS
PHILIPS
SOLSTICE
ALTARUS

1379 (LP)
9078 (CD)
420 740 (CD)
158 (CD)
9063 (CD)

Elegie (1921) Clarinet & Piano
D. Ashkenazy; V. Ashkenazy, p
Klöcker, cl, Genuit, p
PAN
cpo
510094 (CD)
999 252 (CD)
Elegy #1 (Nach der Wendung-
Turning Point)
Stephenson, p
Slotchiver, p
OLYMPIA
CENTAUR
461 (CD)
2438 (CD)
Elegy #2 (All' Italia)
Tozer, p
Petri, p
Ogdon, p
Tryon, p
Slotchiver
CHANDOS
PHS
CBC MVCD
CENTAUR
9494 (CD)
9347
1126 (CD)
2438
Elegy #3 (Bach Chorale)
Tanski, p
Slotchiver, p
MD& G
CENTAUR
3120436 (CD)
2438 (CD)
Elegy #4 (Turandot's Boudoir)
Bloch, p
Ogdon, p
Tozer, p
Mariotti, p
Tryon, p
Slotchiver, p
DG
SERAPHIM
CHANDOS
FONTANA
CBC MVCD
CENTAUR
2535 006 (CD)
60088 (CD)
9394 (CD)
9511 (CD)
1126 (CD)
2438 (CD)
Elegy #5 (Nächtlichen-Nocturnal)
Tanski, p
Slotchiver
MD & G
CENTAUR
312436 (CD)
2438 (CD)
Elegy #6 (Ercheinung-Visitation)
Tanski, p
Slotchiver, p
MD & G
CENTAUR
3120436 (CD)
2438 (CD)
Elegy #7 (Berceuse)
Madge, p
Grante, p
Song, p
Stephenson, p
Tanski, p
Slotchiver, p
PHILIPS
ESPERIA
PRO PIANO
OLYMPIA
MD & G
CENTAUR
420 740 (CD)
004 (CD)
224 (CD)
461 (CD)
3120435 (CD)
2438
Etude en forme de Variations-1884
Blumenthal, p PAVANE 7316 (CD)
Etudes (6) for Piano, Op. 16
Blumenthal, p PAVANE 7316 (CD)
Fantasia after J.S. Bach
(in memory of his father)
Madge, p
Mariotti, p
Tozer, p
Ogdon, p
Ogdon, p
Buechner, p
Mariotti, p
Song, p

PHILIPS
PHS
CHANDOS
CONTINUO
ALTARUS
CONN. SOC.
FONTANA
PRO PIANO

420 740 (CD)
9347 (CD)
9384 (CD)
1006 (CD)
9063 (CD)
4212 (CD)
9511 (CD)
224 (CD)
Fantasia Contrappuntistica
Madge, p
Mariotti, p
Ogdon, p
Ogdon, p
O' Riley, p
Postnikova, p
Stevenson, p
PHILIPS
FONTANA
CONTINUO
ALTARUS
CENTAUR
ERATO
ALTARUS
420 740 (CD)
9511 (CD)
1006(CD)
9063 (CD)
2036 (CD)
454748 (CD)
9044 (CD)

Fantasia Contrappuntistica
(For Two Pianos)

Jacobs, p; Oppens, p Banowetz, p;Stevenson, p P. Serkin, p; Jarrett, p
Giarmana, p; Luccetti, p

NONE.

ALTARUS

ECM

NUOVA ERA
79061 (CD)
9044 (CD)
465 062 (CD)
7161 (CD)
Fantasia Contrapuntistica
(Trans for Organ by Mittelschulte)
Bowyer, o ALTARUS 9063 (CD)
Fantastic Tales (3), Op. 12 for Piano
Madge, p PHILIPS 420 740 (CD)
Finnish Folk Songs, (3), Op. 27
(#1 & 2 Only)
T. Tawaststjerna, Liu (4H)
Giarmana, Luccetti (4H)
Stevenson, p
FINLANDIA
NUOVA ERA
ALTARUS
363 (CD)
7161 (CD)
9044 (CD)
Fourth Ballet Scene, Op. 33a
Mariotti, p FONTANA 9511 (CD)
Fugue on "O, du lieber Augustin"
Banowetz, Stevenson, (4H)
Giarmana, Lucetti (4H)
Brusca-Solastra Duo
ALTARUS
NUOVA ERA
PHOENIX
9044 (CD)
7161 (CD)
97309 (CD)
Gesang vom Reigen der Geister
Op. 47 (Indian Diary, Book 2)
Berlin Radio Orch./ Tamayo
Montepellier Phil / Masini
NBC Symphony / Albert
CAPRICCIO
AGORA
cpo
10 480 (CD)
92 (CD)
999 161 (CD)
Improvisation on Bach Chorale
Jochum, p GM 2042 (CD)
Indian Fantasy, Op. 44

Mitchell, p; Vienna State Opera Orch./Strickland
Grante, p; I Pomeriggi
Musicali / Zuccarini
Swann, p; Montpellier Phil./ Masini

DECCA
MUSIC/ARTS
ARKADIA
AGORA
710100 (LP)
1047 (CD)
126.1 (CD)
92 (CD)
Indianische Tagebuch (Diary)
(Four Studies)
Swann, p
Swann, p
Madge, p
Mariotti, p
Petri, p
Tozer, p
Tryon, p
Slotchiver, p
ARKADIA
AGORA
PHILIPS
FONTANA
PHS
CHANDOS
CBC MVCD
CENTAUR
126.1 (CD)
92 (CD)
420 740 (CD)
9511 (CD)
9347 (CD)
9394 (CD)
1126 (CD)
2438 (CD)
Konzerstück, Op. 31a for Piano
with Orchestra
Glazer, p; Berlin Symphony/
Bünte
Grante, p; I Pomeriggi
Musicali / Zuccarini
Lausane Chamber Orchestra/
Foster
Swann, p; Montepellier Phil./ Masini
CANDIDE

MUSIC/ARTS

CLAVES
AGORA
31003 (LP)

8806 (CD)

92 (CD)
Kleine Suite, Op. 23
(For Cello and Piano)

Blake, vc; Palmer, p
Ex Novo Ensemble
Lawson, vc; Blier, p
Swann, p; Montpellier Phil./ Masini

ETC.
DYNAMIC
KOCH
ARKADIA
1180 (CD)
81 (CD)
7324 (CD)
126.1 (CD)
"Kultaselle" (Variations on a Finnish Folk Song)
Blake, vc; Palmer, p
Baillie, vc; Evans, p
ETC.
UNICORN
1180 (CD)
2017 (CD)
"Macchieti Medioevali," Op. 33
Madge, p
Mariotti, p
Stephenson, p
PHILIPS
FONTANA
OLYMPIA
420 740 (CD)
9511 (CD)
461 (CD)
Notturni - Prologue
Madge, p PHILIPS 420 740 (CD)
"Nuit de Noel" (Christmas Song)
Madge, p
Mariotti, p
PHILIPS
FONTANA
420 740 (CD)
9511 (CD)
Perpetuum Mobile, for Piano
Jochum, p
Madge, p
GM
PHILIPS
2042 (CD)
420 740 (CD)
Piano Pieces, Op. 33b
Madge, p PHILIPS 420 740 (CD)
Piano Pieces (7 Short)
Madge, p PHILIPS 420 740 (CD)
Piano Sonata, Op. 20a, f
Sischka, p BAYER 100 196 (CD)
Piano Sonatina #1
Jacobs, p NONE. 71359 (LP)
Piano Sonatina #2
Jacobs, p
Mariotti, p
Tozer, p
Tanski, p
NONE.
FONTANA
CHANDOS
MD & G
71359 (LP)
9511 (CD)
9394 (CD)
4120436 (CD)
Piano Sonatina #3
(ad usum infantis composita)
Jacobs, p
Sischka, p
Madge, p
Petri, p
NONE.
BAYER
PHILIPS
PHS
71359 (LP)
100 196 (CD)
420 740 (CD)
9347 (CD)
Piano Sonatina #4
(In diem Navitatis Christi
MCMXVll)
Jacobs, p
Sischka, p
Mariotti, p
Stephenson, p
NONE.
BAYER
FONTANA
OLYMPIA
71359 (LP)
100 196 (CD)
9511 (CD)
461 (CD)
Piano Sonatina #5
(In Signum Joannis Sebastiani)
Jacobs, p
Sischka, p
Buechner, p
NONE.
BAYER
CONN. SOC.
71359 (LP)
100 196 (CD)
4212 (CD)
Piano Sonatine #6 (Chamber Fantasy on Bizet's "Carmen")
Grante, p
Jacobs, p
Ogdon, p
Sischka, p
Madge, p
Devoyon, p
Petri, p
Syomin, p
Tozer, p
Mariotti, p
Stephenson, p
Arrau, p
Ikezi, p
Kravtchenko, p
ALTARUS
NONE.
SERA
BAYER
PHILIPS
NUOVA ERA
PHS
MELODIYA
CHANDOS
FONTANA
OLYMPIA
PHS
NEWPORT
DIVOX
9098 (CD)
71359 (CD)
60088 (CD)
100 196 (CD)
420 740 (CD)
6718 (CD)
9347 (CD)
33217 (CD)
9394 (CD)
9511 (CD)
461 (CD)
9928 (CD)
85632 (CD)
25208 (CD)
Prelude & Etude on Arpeggios
Jochum, p
Madge, p
Stevenson, p
GM
PHILIPS
ALTARUS
2042 (CD)
420 740 (CD)
9041 (CD)
Preludes (24) for Piano
Madge, p
Rosenwasser, p
PHILIPS
CRITIC CHOICE
420 740 (CD)
1111 (CD)
Rondo Arlecchinesco, Op. 46
Moser, t; Berlin Sym / Bünte
Minsk Phil / Frontalini
NBC Symphony / Albert

CANDIDE

BONGIOVANI

cpo

31003 (LP)

5509 (CD)

999161 (CD)
Serenata, Op. 34 (Cello, Piano)
Blake, vc; Palmer, p ETC. 1180 (CD)
Seven Short Pieces (Cultivation)
Jochum, p
Tryon, p
GM
CBC MVCD
2042 (CD)
1126 (CD)
Solo Dramatique (Clarinet)
Ex Novo Ensemble DYNAMIC 81 (CD)
String Quartet #1, Op. 19, C
Busoni String Quartet
Pellegrini String Quartet
CENTAUR
cpo
2268 (CD)
999 264 (CD)
String Quartet #2, Op. 26, d
Busoni String Quartet
Pellegrini String Quartet
CENTAUR
cpo
2268 (CD)
999 264 (CD)
Symphonic Nocturne, Op. 43
NBC Symphony / Albert cpo 999 161 (CD)
Symphonic Tone Poem, Op. 32a
Minsk Phil. / Frontalini BONGIOVANI 5509 (CD)
Suite Campestre, Op. 18
Madge, p
Mariotti, p
Stephenson, p
PHILIPS
FONTANA
OLYMPIA
420 740 (CD)
9511 (CD)
461 (CD)
Suite for Clarinet / String Quartet
Klöcker, cl; Consortium CL cpo 999 252 (CD)
Tanzwalzer (waltzes), Op. 53
Minsk Phil. / Frontalini
NBC Symphony / Albert
Stevenson, p
BONGIOVANI
cpo
ALTARUS
5509 (CD)
999161 (CD)
9041 (CD)
Violin Concerto, Op. 35a, D
Bamberg Sym. / Shambadal CLAVES 9318 (CD)
Violin Sonata #1, Op. 29
Rossi, vc; Vincenzi, p
Enoksson, v; Stott, p
Mordkovitch, v; Postnikova, p
DYNAMIC
BIS
CHANDOS
87 (CD)
784 (CD)
8868 (CD)
Violin Sonata #2, Op. 36a, e
Granat, v; Gray, p
Enoksson, v; Stott, p
Mordkovitch, v; Postnikova, p
Rybar, v; Haskil, p
Szigeti, v; Haskil, p
Szigeti, v; Haskil, p
DESMAR
DYNAMIC
BIS
DG
CHANDOS
DORON
GRM2
ENTERPRISE
1004 (LP)
87 (CD)
784 (CD)
423 619 (CD)
8868 (CD)
4007 (CD)
78873 (CD)
99351 (CD)
Violin Sonata, C
Rossi, vc; Vincenzi, p DYNAMIC 87 (CD)
Sonatina (arr. Harpsichord)
R. Smith, hc TOWERHILL 1012 (CD)
String Quartet #1, Op. 19, c
Busoni String Quartet CENTAUR 2268 (CD)
String Quartet #2, Op. 26, d
Busoni String Quartet CENTAUR 2268 (CD)
Symphonic Suite, Op. 25
Berlin Radio Sym. Orch/ Tamayo CAPRICCIO 10 480 (CD)
Suite from Opera "Turandot",
Op. 41
La Scala Orchestra / Muti
Cincinnati Symphony / Gielen
SONY
MMG
VOX
SK-53280(CD)
10019 (CD)
5137 (CD)
Toccata: Preludio, Fantasia, Ciaccona, for Piano
Grante, p
Jochum, p
Madge, p
Ogdon, p
Stevenson, p
Tozer, p
F. Grasso, p
Mariotti, p
Bärtschi, p
Tanski, p
ESPERIA
GM
PHILIPS
CONTINUO
ALTARUS
CHANDOS
SOLSTICE
FONTANA
ECM
MD&G
004 (CD)
2042 (CD)
420 740 (CD)
1006 (CD)
9041 (CD)
9394 (CD)
158
9511 (CD)
21377 (CD)
3120436 (CD)
Turandot (Opera in 2 Acts)
Lyons Opera / Nagano
Berlin RSO/Chor./ Albrecht
VIRGIN
CAPRICCIO
59313 (CD)
60039 (CD)
Variations (10) on Chopin's Prelude. Op. 28, # 20, c
Ogdon, p
Madge, p
Ogdon, p
Song, p
Stevenson, p
Mariotti, p
Tryon, p
SERA.
PHILIPS
PHILIPS
PRO PIANO
ALTARUS
FONTANA
CBC MVCD
60088 (LP)
420 740 (CD)
456 913 (CD)
224 (CD)
9041
9511 (CD)
1126 (CD)

TRANSCRIPTIONS BY FERRUCCIO BUSONI

BACH, J.S:
     
Capriccio on the Departure of his Beloved Brother, S992 Demidenko, p HYPERION 66566 (CD)
Chaconne (4th mvt. Violin Partita #2, d; S.1004) Kuleshov, p
Rösel, p
Grante, p
Say, p
Serdar, p
Flier, p
Kissin, p
Michelangeli, p
O' Riley, p
Paperno, p
Pratt, p
Tryon, p
Slotchiver, p
VAIA
BERLIN CLASS
ESPERIA
ELEC.
EMI
RD
RCA
MUSIC ARTS
CENTAUR
CEDILLE
EMI
RCA
CBC MVCD
CENTAUR
1177 (CD)
1088 (CD)
004 (CD)
26124
72821 (CD)
16284 (CD)
68911 (CD)
817 (CD)
2036 (CD)
2 (CD)
55025 (CD)
62590 (CD)
1126 (CD)
2438 (CD)
Chorale Preludes (2)
Browning, p
Pratt, p
EMI
EMI
67017 (CD)
55293 (CD)
Chorale Preludes (6)
Demidenko, p
Rösel, p
HYPERION
BERLIN CLASS
66566 (CD)
1088 (CD)
Chorale Preludes (4)
Perahia, p
Tanski, p
SONY
MD& G
66511 (CD)
3120436 (CD)
Prelude & Fugue, D (Organ)
Rösel BERLIN CLASS 1088 (CD)
Toccata, Adagio, Fugue, S. 564, C
Francois, p
Rösel, p
PHILIPS
BERLIN CLASS
456 778 (CD)
1088 (CD)
Toccata and Fugue, d, S.545
Tryon, p CBC MVCD 1126 (CD)
LISZT, FRANZ:
Mephisto Waltz #1
O' Riley, p CENTAUR 2036 (CD)
Rapsodie Espagñole
Petri, p PHS 9347 (CD)
MOZART. W.A:
     
Duettino Concertante (after the Piano Concerto, K. 459: Finale) Brusca-Solastra, p-4 PHOENIX 97309 (CD)
Fantasia, K. 608(Mechanical Organ),f Perahia, p CBS MK-44915 (CD)