Francesco Libetta

Biography

Born: 1968   Country: Italy  
The playing of Italian pianist Francesco Libetta has drawn accolades from critics and composers alike. György Ligeti once described it as "absolutely gorgeous" and Aldo Cicciolini stated that Libetta "is the most talented instrumentalist of his generation." Born in Salento in "the heel in the boot" in Italy, Libetta studied with locally based teachers until journeying to Paris to study composition with Jacques Castérčde. Nevertheless, it is as a Read more recitalist that Libetta has made his mark; by the age of 21 he had already played the cycle of 32 Beethoven sonatas and even more impressively was the first pianist ever to take on the cycle of 53 studies on Chopin's etudes composed by arch-virtuoso Leopold Godowsky. Ligeti's comment was collected at the time Libetta premiered his L'Escalier du Diable in 1993. Libetta records for Agora Musica, Naďve, VAI Audio, and other labels, and he is a conductor and composer. Read less

Biography

Born: 1968   Country: Italy  
The playing of Italian pianist Francesco Libetta has drawn accolades from critics and composers alike. György Ligeti once described it as "absolutely gorgeous" and Aldo Cicciolini stated that Libetta "is the most talented instrumentalist of his generation." Born in Salento in "the heel in the boot" in Italy, Libetta studied with locally based teachers until journeying to Paris to study composition with Jacques Castérčde. Nevertheless, it is as a Read more
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Overture
Overture: Beginn des Jahres 1904 ...
I. Wie die Krahe
I. Mit Kummer sieht die Mutter ihren Sohn ...
II. Das Lied von der Suppe
II. Im April 1905 hort Pelagea Wlassowa ...
III. Der zerrissene Rock
III. Als es infolge des Streiks zu Verhaftungen kam ...
IV. Bericht vom 1. Mai 1905: Gedanken uber die rote Fahne
IV. Pawel Wlassow ist wegen der Vorgange ...
V. Lob des Kommunismus
V. Bei dem Lehrer Nikolai ...
VI. Lob des Lernens
VI. Pelagea Wlassowa ist im grossr Sorge ...
VII. Lob eines Revolutionars
VII. Pelagea Wlassowa besucht ihren Sohn ...
VIII. Im Gefangnis zu singen
VIII. Den Anleitungen entsprechend ...
IX. Lob der Wlassowas
IX. Pelagea Wlassowa sieht ihren Sohn wieder ...
X. Lob der dritten Sache
X. 1910: Pawel Wlassow ist beim Versuch ...
XI. Grabrede
XI. Der Ausbruch ds Weltkrieges ...
XII. Steh auf! (Die Partei ist in Gefahr)
XII. Pelagea Wlassowa erlebt noch die Oktoberrevolution ...
XIII. Lob der Dialektik


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