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Choral music by
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari -
investigated by
GERALD FENECH

'Friedrich Haider and his team give sympathetic performances full of committed endeavour and unbridled enthusiasm ...'

Wolf-Ferrari: Talitha Kumi!; Otto cori. © 2018 Naxos Rights Europe Ltd

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...

Copyright © 28 May 2018 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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