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Petrassi, Cilea, Fuga: Cello Sonatas / Massimo Macri, Giacomo, Fuga

Petrassi / Cilea / Fuga
Release Date: 04/29/2014 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 573141   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Goffredo PetrassiFrancesco CilèaSandro Fuga
Performer:  Massimo MacriGiacomo Fuga
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 0 Hours 58 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The unifying thread that binds these three works is not simply the composers’ Italian birth, but their early musical maturity. Petrassi became, with Dallapiccola, one of his country’s most outstanding 20th-century musicians. His broadly neo-Classical Preludio, Aria e Finale, composed when he was twenty-nine, embraces a wide range of emotions, from intense lyricism to desolate introspection. Francesco Cilea’s exuberant and melodic Cello Sonata is the work of a talented 22-year-old on the brink of establishing his reputation in the operatic world, while the very approachable Sonata of the gifted Sandro Fuga is suffused with elegance and serenity. The unifying thread that binds these three works is not simply the composers’ Italian birth, but their early musical maturity. Petrassi became, with Dallapiccola, one of his country’s most outstanding 20th-century musicians. His broadly neo-Classical Preludio, Aria e Finale, composed when he was twenty-nine, embraces a wide range of emotions, from intense lyricism to desolate introspection. Francesco Cilea’s exuberant and melodic Cello Sonata is the work of a talented 22-year-old on the brink of establishing his reputation in the operatic world, while the very approachable Sonata of the gifted Sandro Fuga is suffused with elegance and serenity. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Preludio, aria e finale by Goffredo Petrassi
Performer:  Massimo Macri (Cello), Giacomo Fuga (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933 
2.
Sonata for Cello and Piano in D major, Op. 38 by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Massimo Macri (Cello), Giacomo Fuga (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1947; Italy 
3.
Sonata for Cello no 1 by Sandro Fuga
Performer:  Massimo Macri (Cello), Giacomo Fuga (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936 

Sound Samples

Preludio, aria e finale: Preludio: Moderato, con forza
Preludio, aria e finale: Aria: Lento
Preludio, aria e finale: Finale: Presto - Allegro moderato
Cello Sonata in D Major, Op. 38: I. Allegro moderato
Cello Sonata in D Major, Op. 38: II. Alla romanza
Cello Sonata in D Major, Op. 38: III. Allegro animato
Cello Sonata No. 1: I. Calmo sereno
Cello Sonata No. 1: II. Grave e sostenuto
Cello Sonata No. 1: III. Vivace, rapsodico, con spirit

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