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Gervasoni: Least Bee / Gorli, Divertimento Ensemble

Gervasoni / Divertimento Ensemble / Gorli
Release Date: 07/09/2013 
Label:  Stradivarius   Catalog #: 33780   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Stefano Gervasoni
Performer:  Margherita ChiminelliSonia Turchetta
Conductor:  Sandro Gorli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Divertimento Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A monographic CD devoted to Stefano Gervasoni [b.1962], from 2006 titular professor of composition at the National Superior Conservatory of Music and Dance in Paris and one of the internationally most considered composers of the current years. 'Godspell' was born from Gervasoni's meeting with Philip Levine in April 2000. The American poet agreed to write five brief poems for Gervasoni [he usually favours longer poems], conceived as a single cycle. The end of 'Least Bee' coincides with the beginning of 'Godspell' and the two pieces are connected not least by their American authors, Levine and Emily Dickinson. We also find a certain spiritual presence. The texts express a pessimistic vision of the world and Gervasoni's music creates parallels Read more with these texts. In 'Least Bee' the smallest bee becomes a world, a sun.... Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Least Bee by Stefano Gervasoni
Performer:  Margherita Chiminelli (Soprano), Sonia Turchetta (Alto)
Conductor:  Sandro Gorli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Divertimento Ensemble

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