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Into the Unknown

Music by
Luigi Gazzotti -
recommended by
GERALD FENECH

'... meltingly tender renditions ...'

Luigi Gazzotti Chamber Arias. Cristina Barbieri and Luca Saltini. © 2015 Tactus sas

This highly exciting issue focusing on a composer who is hardly known is all the fruit of Daniele Rubboli, whose keen interest in bringing Gazzotti's name to light drove him to commence a journey into the unknown. Rubboli tells how he sought the help of Luca Saltini, the pianist on this recording, and together they started to investigate the human and musical history of Luigi Gazzotti (1886-1923).

The composer spent most of his short life in Vignola, the city he grew up in, and the one which eventually re-introduced him to the public. It was here that he started his musical journey, spurred by his father, who was a well-to-do lawyer and a great lover of music...

Copyright © 5 June 2016 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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