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Wolf-Ferrari
wind concertinos -
heard by
ROBERT ANDERSON

'... soloist and orchestra tease each other in mutual delight.'

Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari Wind Concertinos. © 2012 Naxos Rights International Ltd

Wolf-Ferrari was born in Venice and died there. He had a very good reason, therefore, to become a distinguished artist, as his father wished. But he also had an aunt who lived in Bayreuth and had known Wagner; so music claimed him and he produced mainly operas, some twenty of them, including many on plots devised by Goldoni, Molière, and Shakespeare (The Taming of the Shrew). His instrumental concertinos were not written until most of the operas were well out of the way...

Copyright © 29 August 2012 Robert Anderson,
London UK

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WOLF-FERRARI WIND CONCERTINOS

ERMANNO WOLF-FERRARI

VENICE

ITALY

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