Symphonisches Tongedicht, Op.32a, BV 240 (Busoni, Ferruccio)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1894]. Plate 20312.
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Work Title Symphonisches Tongedicht
Alternative. Title
Composer Busoni, Ferruccio
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.32a / BV 240
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFB 64
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3
  1. Sostenuto (nicht schleppend) -
  2. Allegro moderato, ma deciso -
  3. Moderato, un poco alla Marcia
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1893 March 1
First Publication. 1894
Dedication Arthur Nikisch
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: 3 Flutes (one takes piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (B), bass-clarinet (B), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns (F), 3 trumpets (2 in F, 1 in C), 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, cymbals, triangle, small drum, bass drum, glockenspiel, harp, strings
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Misc. Comments

Op.31a in List of compositions by Ferruccio Busoni (Wikipedia), which notes that this is a revision of the concert fantasy for piano and orchestra BV 230 (unpublished but given Op.29[a?]) of 1888-9.