Choral music by
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari -
'Friedrich Haider and his team give sympathetic performances full of committed endeavour and unbridled enthusiasm ...'
Born in 1876 to a German father and an Italian mother, Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari remains on the fringes of the European musical establishment, despite his unique language which is considered to be highly individual and a catalyst to a revival of the traditional and historical stylistic features of past decades. The composer worked during a period when modernism was the order of the day, but he was audacious enough to stick to all that is lyrical, songlike and purely melodious.
He was primarily a composer of operas, but these are only eight in number...
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