Saturday, October 19, 2013

Giuseppe Martucci D Minor Piano Concerto No. 1

Giuseppe Martucci Work: Piano Concerto No.1 in D-minor, Op 40 (1878) Pianist: Francesco Caramiello Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Francesco D'Avalos Allegro Andante Allegro Besides being a composer, Martucci was a noteworthy conductor who premiered two Wagner operas in Italy. He was a favourite of Toscanini. He has also composed two symphonies besides his two piano concerti. Piano Concerto No. 1 was premiered in 1878 It is a work that is influenced by the styles of Mendelssohn and Chopin.

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