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GHEDINI, G.F.: Piano Music (Complete), Vol. 2 (Bianchi)

    

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GHEDINI, G.F.: Piano Music (Complete), Vol. 2 (Bianchi)

This second of Naxos’s two-disc survey of Giorgio Federico Ghedini’s complete piano music includes his largest-scale work for solo piano, the 1922 Sonata, an intimate and harmonically complex piece which emphasizes pianistic colour. The Fantasia, Divertimento contrappuntistico and Capriccio are dazzling virtuoso showpieces while the Ricercare, a work of sorrowful and contemplative mystery that the composer began during Word War II, is notable for its spare, lean textures. The composer’s daughter, Maria Grazia Ghedini, writes of these recordings: “As I listened to these pieces being played by Massimo Giuseppe Bianchi, I was reminded of something my father once said: ‘This is my credo: music is not a passing fashion, it is everlasting…As society becomes ever more technical, there is a great need for genuine sentiment, which is why music too must be animated, at its core, by a dramatic, romantic impulse…only thus can all its magic be conveyed.’” Volume 1 is available on Naxos 8.572329.


Ghedini, Giorgio Federico

  Piano Sonatina in D Major
1.   I. Allegretto grazioso 00:02:48
2.   II. Larghetto espressivo 00:03:15
3.   III. Finale: Rondo: Allegro con brio 00:02:51
  Puerilia
4.   No. 1. La formica: Moderatamente mosso 00:01:15
5.   No. 2. Il gatto: Mosso e misterioso 00:02:04
6.   No. 3. Il cucu: Dolcemente mosso 00:02:31
7.   No. 4. Il gallo: Piuttosto sostenuto 00:02:10
  Piano Sonata in A-Flat Major
8.   I. Sereno con giubilo 00:07:23
9.   II. Raccolto e grave 00:06:27
10.   III. Vivo e fresco 00:04:20
  Fantasia
11.   Fantasia 00:09:25
  Divertimento contrappuntistico
12.   Divertimento contrappuntistico 00:05:28
  Capriccio
13.   Capriccio 00:05:27
  Ricercare super Sicut cervus desiderat ad fontes aquarum
14.   Ricercare super Sicut cervus desiderat ad fontes aquarum 00:08:09
  Allegretto
15.   Allegretto 00:01:34

Total Playing Time: 01:05:07






Composer(s):
Ghedini, Giorgio Federico

Artist(s):
Bianchi, Massimo Giuseppe

Label: Naxos

Series: 19th/20th Century Italian Classics

Genre: Instrumental

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.572330

Barcode: 747313233076

Physical Release: 01/2011

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