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Il Grotto Suono di Ghedini
« on: June 26, 2013, 01:26:46 PM »
I see no Ghedini Thread.

Ghedini lurks between Dallapiccola/Petrassi and Malipiero as an almost hidden name in mid-century Composers. Is he wild?;is he conservative? Who knows?

To my ears, Ghedini went the Bach-Stravinsky route. I have the Stradivarius disc of Chamber Music, which relates most to Malipiero, but I haven't heard the famous Violin Concerto yet.

Naxos has begun a series of Ghedini discs, including a new Orchestral disc featuring a Concerto for Orchestra (including the Complete Piano Music)! There are also quite a few options for other Concertos.

I was looking for another spiky mid-century Composer...
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« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2013, 06:00:41 PM »
Thread title of the month award...maybe even the year.

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« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2013, 06:27:41 PM »
Nice to see you've eased back on the soy lecithin!
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Re: The Eeny Weeny Ghedini Bikini
« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2013, 12:26:42 AM »
hear ye all:  the ghedini days are upon us

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Re: The Eeny Weeny Ghedini Bikini
« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2013, 07:17:12 PM »
hear ye all:  the ghedini days are upon us

Yes, Ghedini is starting to get some attention!

Thread title of the month award...maybe even the year.

Is that a caaash award?!?! ??? :P I do insist on wittyThread Titles here, I think it's the house rules, but not many are up to the challenge (I refer you to the Roussel Threads, haha).

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How bout Grieg? I'm sure the Grieg Thread Title could use a...
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Re: The Eeny Weeny Ghedini Bikini
« Reply #5 on: June 29, 2013, 08:42:28 AM »
JUST IN CASE someone missed the GHEDINI THREAD!!!!!!!!!

I'm going to need one of you to go ahead and take the plunge, mkay??? Report back!!!
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Re: The Eeny Weeny Ghedini Bikini
« Reply #6 on: July 02, 2013, 11:46:24 AM »
Ghedini is quite an original. Keep us informed about the Naxos cd's !

http://youtu.be/sPvMEOz4wXI

Marinaresca e bacchanale shows him as a virtuoso orchestrator but there's a lot of religious music that is simply radiant.



De Sabata did Marinaresca with the NY Phil!

And this is totally lovely ( no spikes however): Musica concertante for cello and strings (1962).

http://youtu.be/M8V-JmmneaU

Guido Cantelli did the Partita per orchestra with the NBC orchestra.

http://youtu.be/OdnU4Az5BXU


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« Reply #7 on: July 03, 2013, 06:47:03 AM »
The Concerto dell'Albatro starts in the most imposingly beautiful way, a kind of Bachian thing? It's on YT. Very nice. I think it's a Concerto for Piano Trio (with Orchestra) and reciter (Moby Dick I think).
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« Reply #8 on: July 08, 2013, 05:16:46 AM »


Listening to the Double cello concerto Mahler is the main influence, the slow movement of the Fifth symphony redolent in the third movement and the opening of the First elsewhere; the work begins a little like the Elgar concerto then sounds like the Prokofiev Second Violin concerto, etc etc.

There's a brooding voice here and it's all relatively unusual but I see it as one more dead end I'm afraid.

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« Reply #9 on: July 08, 2013, 07:24:05 AM »


Listening to the Double cello concerto Mahler is the main influence, the slow movement of the Fifth symphony redolent in the third movement and the opening of the First elsewhere; the work begins a little like the Elgar concerto then sounds like the Prokofiev Second Violin concerto, etc etc.

There's a brooding voice here and it's all relatively unusual but I see it as one more dead end I'm afraid.

In that case, I'm buyin'!!
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« Reply #10 on: March 22, 2014, 11:05:41 AM »
That Stradivarius disc with the Concerti! Most Sunny!
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« Reply #11 on: March 25, 2014, 08:26:12 AM »
That Stradivarius disc with the Concerti! Most Sunny!

Ghedini's music is so... clean! I do like clean Neo-Classicism.
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« Reply #12 on: March 25, 2014, 05:01:17 PM »
Ghedini's music is so... clean! I do like clean Neo-Classicism.

Yes, but did he wax the music? It can't shine without being buffed out. :P
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« Reply #13 on: March 26, 2014, 11:50:46 AM »
Actually, Karl, have you seen this new Ghedini Naxos disc, with a piece called 'Arcchitetture'(sic)? :Listen to the samples- talk about some super cool Neo-Classicism, very Stravinsky Orpheus/Apollo- but so clean! This was an instant like.
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« Reply #14 on: March 26, 2014, 11:55:57 AM »
Yes, but did he wax the music? It can't shine without being buffed out. :P

That is the very definition of Neo-classical. Classical is the core, and NEO is the buffing part, and the composer does the buffing.
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« Reply #15 on: March 26, 2014, 12:28:28 PM »
That is the very definition of Neo-classical. Classical is the core, and NEO is the buffing part, and the composer does the buffing.

Hence the Rolls commercial! ;)
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« Reply #16 on: March 26, 2014, 04:49:56 PM »
That is the very definition of Neo-classical. Classical is the core, and NEO is the buffing part, and the composer does the buffing.

I see. :)
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Re: The Eeny Weeny Ghedini Bikini
« Reply #17 on: March 26, 2014, 04:53:21 PM »
I don't think I'd want to see him in a bikini.

If he composes a violin concerto and Hilary Hahn records it, I wouldn't mind the violinist in a bikini, though!
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« Reply #18 on: March 26, 2014, 05:06:01 PM »
I don't think I'd want to see him in a bikini.

If he composes a violin concerto and Hilary Hahn records it, I wouldn't mind the violinist in a bikini, though!

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Hilary Hahn in a bikini...HELL YES!!!

Ghedini in a bikini...HELL NO!!!!

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« Reply #19 on: March 27, 2014, 06:40:42 AM »
:P

Hilary Hahn in a bikini...HELL YES!!!

Ghedini in a bikini...HELL NO!!!!

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I'm SURE you'd like that new Naxos disc. Try dem samples!
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