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Piazzolla/Romero/Passarella - I Musici Confluencia


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Fone

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Classical

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CFON 145 SA
EAN: 8012871014552
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This disc features I Musici playing a program of works by composers Astor Piazzolla, Aldemaro Romero and Hector Ulises Pazzarella.

In 1951, 12 young and promising italian musicians, mainly Roman and mostly graduates of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome, got together "inter pares" to create a unique chamber orchestra comprising six violins, two violas, two cellos, one double bass and one harpsichord.

They chose the simple, yet nice, name I Musici and they deliberately decided to shape the ensemble without conductor. They did so in order to create an egalitarian relationship among the twelve colleagues and friends, which would bring to their music-making a unanimity on technical and interpretative questions. It was a very unconventional but unexpectedly suitable procedure. Notably, maestro Arturo Toscanini, on hearing them rehearsing in April 1952 at the Italian Radio studios, enthused over the young orchestra in front of journalists and musical personalities, and dedicated his photograph to the group with the words "bravi, bravissimi ...no! la musica non muore", (bravo, the music will not die).

A few weeks earlier, on the 30th of March 1952, their public debut was an enormous success at the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Roma; it was the starting point of an astonishing career, which in a schort time catapulted them among the ranks of the great international performers.

During the course of the years, the musicians have changed, the original members of the group retired but, together with the younger talent that has taken their place, there has always been a generation of "historic" members present who guarantee the tradition and continuity of the orchestra.

 




Astor Piazzolla
CANTO DE OCTUBRE, for strings
Adagio
TRES PIEZAS BREVES PARA ORCHESTRA DA CAMERA
I. Preludio
II. Fuga
III. Divertimento

Hector Ulises Passarelle
SUITE RIOPLATENSE for bandoneon, strings and piano
I. Allegro
II. Corale
III. Fuga

Aldermaro Romero
SUITE FOR STRINGS
I. Fuga con Pajarillo
II. Valtz for Clementina
III. La Fuerza del merengue
V. Fuga con Pajara pinta bimodal y Seis Numerao

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