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dc.contributor.other Giovanni Sgambati es
dc.contributor.other Pietro Spada es
dc.coverage.spatial Rome, Italy es
dc.date.accessioned 2013-05-27T15:49:57Z
dc.date.available 2000
dc.date.available 2013-05-27T15:49:57Z
dc.date.copyright 2000
dc.date.issued 2013-05-27
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/2981
dc.description.abstract A child prodigy, Giovanni Sgambati was playing piano in public at age 6, and composing shortly thereafter. His family lived in Trevi in the 1850s; there he pursued musical studies before moving back to Rome, his birthplace, in 1860 for advanced study at the Santa Cecilia Academy (which awarded him a diploma in 1866). Sgambati met Franz Liszt in 1862 and fell under the older master's spell, becoming a pupil and close friend. Liszt, for his part, saw in Sgambati an opportunity to groom a talented Italian musician for a career in instrumental music rather than opera, which obsessed most other Italians. For his part, Sgambati promoted Liszt's music and that of other contemporary foreigners, not only as a pianist but also as a conductor; he directed the first Italian performances of Liszt's Dante Symphony and a portion of his Christus. All the while, Sgambati was making a name for himself on the international piano circuit, taking opportunities while on the road to hear new works by the period's most innovative composers, including Richard Wagner. Sgambati finally met Wagner in 1876, and Wagner was so impressed that he helped Sgambati find a publisher for his piano quintets. Sgambati had known Anton Rubinstein since 1869, and in 1881 he was offered a teaching position at the Moscow Conservatory; this he refused, preferring to do similar work in Rome. In 1869, he had established in his home a free music school for poor students; in 1877 it became an official institution, ultimately known as the Santa Cecilia Conservatory (related to but not the same as the Academy, where Sgambati had studied). Sgambati taught there for the rest of his life. Sgambati's compositions are rather difficult to characterize, mingling Italianate, cantabile melodies with devices borrowed from Liszt, Chopin, Mendelssohn, and Schumann. Many of his piano compositions are charming but are a bit too similar to salon pieces for the comfort of the most demanding pianists and listeners, and he seems to get lost in the larger structures of his chamber and orchestral music. Nevertheless, his Requiem has long been used at Italian funerals, his C minor String Quartet was once reasonably popular, and every generation or so a leading pianist is inspired to resurrect Sgambati's Piano Concerto. As an Italian instrumental composer, Sgambati was perhaps more important than individual. © James Reel, All Music Guide es
dc.description.tableofcontents CD1-- Prélude et Fugghe Op. 6 ; Prélude, Fugue-- Deux Etudes de Concert Op. 10 ; No. 1 in D flat major, No. 2 in F sharp minor-- Fogli Volanti Op. 12 ; Romanza in A flat major, Canzonetta in C minor, Idillio in E flat major, Marcia (Humoresque) in A flat major, Idillio inE flat major, Vecchio Castello in F minor, Epanouissement in D flat major, Combattimento in A flat minor, Campane e festa in D major-- 4 Pezzi di seguito Op. 18 ; Preludio in A flat minor, Vecchio Minuetto in D flat major, Nenia in E flat minor, Toccata in A flat major-- Serenata from : Sinfonia Op. 16 in D major-- es
dc.format.extent 78:45 min. es
dc.format.medium 1 CD Rom (78 min., 45 seg) : Stereo 4 3/4 plg es
dc.language.iso en_US es
dc.rights Uninorte F.M Estéreo es
dc.subject.lcc 600554777023 es
dc.subject.lcsh Piano Music es
dc.title Complete Piano Works es
dc.title.alternative Piano Works Vol. 1 es
dc.title.alternative Prélude et Fugue Op. 6 : Etude de Concert Op. 10 : Fogli Volanti Op. 12 : Pezzi di seguito Op. 18 : Serenata es
dc.title.alternative Obras Completas para Piano es
dc.title.alternative Obras para Piano Vol. 1 es
dc.title.alternative Preludio y Fuga Op. 6 : Estudio Concierto Op. 10 : Hojas que vuelan Op. 12 : Piezas por debajo Op. 18 : Serenata es
dc.language.rfc3066 eng es
dc.rights.holder Arts Music es
dc.identifier.classification 600554758725 es
dc.subject.cdu Sgam.01 es


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1. Prélude et Fugghe Op. 6 - Prélude.mp3 5:26 7.456Mb MPEG Audio mp3
2. Prélude et Fugghe Op. 6 - Fugue.mp3 9:11 12.60Mb MPEG Audio mp3
3. Deux Etudes ... No. 1 in D flat major.mp3 4:08 5.665Mb MPEG Audio mp3
4. Deux Etudes ... No. 2 in F sharp minor.mp3 8:28 11.62Mb MPEG Audio mp3
5. Fogli Volant ... omanza in A flat major.mp3 4:41 6.431Mb MPEG Audio mp3
6. Fogli Volanti Op. 12- Canzonetta in C minor.mp3 3:41 5.063Mb MPEG Audio mp3
7. & 8. Fogli V ... esque) in A flat major.mp3 3:17 4.515Mb MPEG Audio mp3
9. Fogli Volant ... Idilio in E flat major.mp3 1:49 2.500Mb MPEG Audio mp3
10. Fogli Volan ... io Castello in F minor.mp3 3:45 5.140Mb MPEG Audio mp3
11. Fogli Volan ... sement in D flat major.mp3 1:19 1.821Mb MPEG Audio mp3
12. Fogli Volan ... imento in A flat minor.mp3 1:41 2.323Mb MPEG Audio mp3
13. Fogli Volan ... festa in D flat major.mp3 2:38 3.606Mb MPEG Audio mp3
14. 4 Pezzi di ... eludio in A flat minor.mp3 3:49 5.242Mb MPEG Audio mp3
15. 4 Pezzi di ... nuetto in D flat major.mp3 5:37 7.708Mb MPEG Audio mp3
16. 4 Pezzi di ... Nenia in E flat minor.mp3 6:22 8.736Mb MPEG Audio mp3
17. 4 Pezzi di ... occata in A flat major.mp3 5:09 7.068Mb MPEG Audio mp3
18. Serenata from Sinfonia Op. 16 in D major.wav 6:51 69.21Mb WAV audio wav
Prélude et Fugghe Op. 6 - Completo.wav 14:35 147.1Mb WAV audio wav
Fogli Volanti Op. 12 - Completo.wav 22:29 226.8Mb WAV audio wav
4 Pezzi di seguito Op. 18 - Completo.wav 20:48 209.9Mb WAV audio wav
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