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CASELLA, A.: Concerto, Op. 40 / 5 Pieces, Op. 34  / TURCHI, G.: Concerto breve (Quartetto d'Archi di Venezia)


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CASELLA, A.: Concerto, Op. 40 / 5 Pieces, Op. 34 / TURCHI, G.: Concerto breve (Quartetto d'Archi di Venezia)

Towards the end of the 19th century a new, home-grown school of instrumental music began to flourish in Italy, bearing fruit over the following decades. Casella’s Cinque pezzi (1920) and Concerto, Op 40b (1923), both for string quartet, are two high points of of the genre, with the Concerto quickly becoming an international success. Guido Turchi’s Concerto breve, which draws on the models of Hindemith and Bartók, is another significant contribution to the development of the string quartet in 20th-century Italy.

Casella, Alfredo

  Concerto, Op. 40
1.   I. Sinfonia: Allegro brioso e deciso 00:07:30
2.   II. Siciliana: Andante dolcemente mosso 00:08:30
3.   III. Minuetto, Recitativo, Aria: Allegretto grazioso e molto moderato 00:05:17
4.   IV. Canzone: Allegro giocoso e vivacissimo 00:06:40
  5 Pieces, Op. 34
5.   No. 1. Preludio 00:03:52
6.   No. 2. Ninna - Nanna 00:06:12
7.   No. 3. Valse Ridicule 00:03:16
8.   No. 4. Notturno 00:07:38
9.   No. 5. Fox - Trot 00:06:05

Turchi, Guido

  Concerto breve
10.   I. Elegia: Molto lento - 00:04:12
11.   II. Allegro, un po' concitato - 00:07:30
12.   III. Rondo: Allegro, piuttosto vivace e ben ritmato 00:04:12

Total Playing Time: 01:10:54

Casella, Alfredo; Turchi, Guido

Quartetto d'Archi di Venezia

Label: Naxos

Series: 19th/20th Century Italian Classics

Genre: Chamber Music

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.573019

Barcode: 747313301973

Physical Release: 11/2013

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