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Beautifully Played

Castelnuovo-Tedesco's
Cello Concerto -
heard by
ALICE McVEIGH

'Brinton maintains a clear, sonorous and resonant sound even in the highest register, though he could perhaps have been willing to take a few more risks.'

Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Cello Concerto. © 2018 Naxos Rights (Europe) Ltd

In case you have never heard of him — guilty as charged, in my case — Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895-1968) was at first famous as a composer for the guitar, and then in Hollywood. More interestingly, he loved the cello, and was hugely impressed by Gregor Piatigorsky. As he wrote, 'He advances, carrying his instrument by the neck ... he instantly puts you in a good humour, immediately establishing a warm connection between himself and the audience .....

Copyright © 7 September 2018 Alice McVeigh,
Kent UK

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CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO: CELLO CONCERTO

MARIO CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO

CELLO MUSIC

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

PIANO MUSIC

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART

MAURICE RAVEL

GIOACCHINO ROSSINI

IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA

TEXAS

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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