The Man Who Knew Too Much

Eichler, Jeremy
March 2001
New Republic;03/12/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 11, p30
Profiles late Italian composer Ferruccio Busoni, focusing on how he and his works have slid into obscurity. Emphasis on experimentation and mysticism by Busoni; Ways in which his music prefigured later developments; Efforts of the Metropolitan Opera and the Salzburg Festival to revive his opera "Doktor Faust"; His relations with composer Arnold Schoenberg.


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