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CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO, M.: Shakespeare Overtures, Vol. 2 (West Australian Symphony, Penny)

    





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CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO, M.: Shakespeare Overtures, Vol. 2 (West Australian Symphony, Penny)

The art of Shakespeare was a recurring fascination for Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. In addition to two operas and numerous settings of songs and sonnets, he wrote 11 Shakespeare Overtures which here receive their first ever complete recording. Deploying all the resources of the symphony orchestra, these are some of the twentieth century’s most dramatic and tuneful orchestral works, spectacular evocations of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. Volume One is available on Naxos 8.572500. Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s settings of Shakespeare songs can be heard on Marco Polo 8.223729.


Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario

  As You Like It, Op. 166
1.   As You Like It, Op. 166 00:12:00
  Il mercante di Venezia (The Merchant of Venice), Op. 76
2.   Il mercante di Venezia (The Merchant of Venice), Op. 76 00:15:05
  Much Ado about Nothing, Op. 164
3.   Much Ado about Nothing, Op. 164 00:10:14
  King John, Op. 111
4.   King John, Op. 111 00:08:21
  Il racconto d'inverno (The Winter's Tale), Op. 80
5.   Il racconto d'inverno (The Winter's Tale), Op. 80 00:13:32

Total Playing Time: 00:59:12






Composer(s):
Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario

Conductor(s):
Penny, Andrew

Orchestra(s):
West Australian Symphony Orchestra

Label: Naxos

Series: 19th/20th Century Italian Classics

Genre: Orchestral

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.572501

Barcode: 747313250172

Physical Release: 10/2010

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