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New releases…

From October 10. 2011 you will find in all music stores and digital a new production for Limenmusic:

Danilo Rossi, viola
Stefano Bezziccheri
, piano
“La viola del ‘900″
CD LIMEN Classic 6 contemporary
musics by: Edward Benjamin Britten, Paul Hindemith and Dmitri Shostakovic.

In the wide repertoire for viola and piano, there are three works that better than other can reflect the developments and changes in music landscape of the Twentieth: Lacrymae Op. 48 by Benjamin Britten, Paul Hindemith’s Sonata Op. 11 n. 4 and Shostakovic’s Sonata Op. 147.
That compositions are protagonist of this CD, in which the intensive and passionate executions of Danilo Rossi, First Viola Soloist of La Scala Theatre in Milan, accompanied at the piano by M° Stefano Bezziccheri, will take the listener to the discover of the discreet and warm sound of the viola.
This is the second volume of a wide discographical project, which aim is to collect in 6 album the main music for viola and piano, which pays tribute to the greatest composers who have written for this ensemble.

For more info about the album, please, click here.

Find it on IBS (italian version) or on EGEA Music (english version)

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Danilo Rossi and Stefano Bezziccheri present “La viola del ‘900″

Danilo Rossi and Stefano Bezziccheri present their latest discographical production: “La viola del ‘900″, at Traiettorie 2011, the XXI International review of modern and contemporary music.

This CD is dedicated to three pieces for viola and piano that, better than others, can reflects developments and changes in music landascape of the Twentieth: Lacrymae Op. 48 by Benjamin Britten, Paul Hindemith’s Sonata Op. 11 n. 4 and Shostakovic’s Sonata Op. 147.

October 2. 2011
At 7:00 p.m. (GMT+1): presentation of the CD with Danilo Rossi, Stefano Bezziccheri and Anna Menichetti.
At 8:30 p.m. (GMT + 1): concert. Performers: Danilo Rossi, viola and Stefano Bezziccheri, piano
@ Casa della Musica
P.le San Francesco n. 1, Parma

Program of the CD and the concert:

Paul Hindemith (1895 – 1963)
Sonata Op. 11 n. 4 “Phantasie” (1919) in Fa maggiore per viola e pianoforte
– Phantasie
– Thema mit Variationen
– Finale (mit Variationen)

Benjamin Britten (1913 – 1976)
Lachrymae Op. 48
Reflections on a song of Dowland (1950) per viola e pianoforte

Dmitri Shostakovic (1906 – 1975)
Sonata Op. 147 (1975) in Do maggiore per viola e pianoforte
– Moderato (Aria)
– Allegretto (Scherzo)
– Adagio (“In memoria del grande Beethoven”)

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