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Performance on 3

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Italia: Busoni Composer Portrait
Stephen Johnson introduces works by the great Italian composer
Feruccio Busoni. Italian musicians have sometimes hesitated in their acceptance of Busoni as their countryman - most of his works, including his four completed operas, are all written in German. Yet his humour was that of an Italian and he always considered himself a Tuscan. The concert begins with works for solo piano and continues with music for orchestra.
Indian Diary (Book 1) Graham Scott (piano)
Berceuse Elegiaque: Nocturne
Symphonique; Gesang vom Reigen der Geister; Rondo Arlecchinesco ;
Two Studies from "Doktor Faust"
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Oliver Knussen , Adrian Thompson (tenor)

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Introduces: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Feruccio Busoni.
Piano: Graham Scott
Unknown: Rondo Arlecchinesco
Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Tenor: Adrian Thompson

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