Tanzwalzer, Op.53, BV 288 (Busoni, Ferruccio)



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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1922. Plate Part.B. 2656
Reprinted Vienna: Wiener Philharmonischer Verlag, n.d. [1924?]. Plate W.Ph.V. 262
Misc. Notes Pocket score
Title page and foreword by Hugo Leichtentritt have been removed.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano solo (Zadora)

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Arranger Michael Zadora (1882-1946)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Edition Breitkopf, Nr.5197, 1921. Plate E.B. 28725.
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General Information

Work Title Tanzwalzer
Alternative. Title Tanz-Walzer für Orchester
Composer Busoni, Ferruccio
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BV 288 ; Op.53
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Introduction and 4 dances
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1920 (September–2 October)
First Performance. 1921-01-13 in Berlin, Philharmonie
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; Ferruccio Busoni (conductor)
First Publication. 1921 (piano reduction)
1922 (full score)
Dedication Dem Andenken Johann Strauß (To the memory of Johann Strauss)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 12 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra
Piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons;
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones;
timpani, glockenspiel, side drum, triangle, bass drum, cymbals; strings

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Publication History

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  1. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, Copyright 1922, cat. no. Part. B. 2605, 39 pages (full score); cat. no. Orch. B. 2492 a/c (25 orchestra parts)
  2. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, Copyright 1922, cat. no. Part. B. 2656, 39 pages (pocket score)
  3. Edition with foreword by Hugo Leichtentritt (1874-1951). Vienna: Wiener Philharmonischer Verlag, [1924], cat. no. W. Ph. V. 262, plate no. Part. B. 2656, 39 pages (pocket score)
  4. Wiesbaden: Breitkopf & Härtel, [1962]
Note: Publication information is from Kindermann (1980).
Piano: Michael von Zadora (1882-1946), Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1921, E.B. 5197, plate 28725.
Two pianos: Heinz Munkel, Wiesbaden: Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1959, MS.
Note: Arrangements information is from Beaumont (1985) and Roberge (1991).