Pulcinella Suite, for guitar quartet

(Arr. Paolo Bontempi, Roberto Fabbri, Leonardo Gallici, Luigi Sini) DV 20550 64 Pages Modern

€45,90

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Pulcinella Suite, for guitar quartet (Set of parts)

(Arr. Paolo Bontempi, Roberto Fabbri, Leonardo Gallici, Luigi Sini) DV 20550B \ Modern

€20,90

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(b Oranienbaum [now Lomonosov], nr St Petersburg5/17 June 1882d New York6 April 1971)Russian composer, later of French (1934) and American (1945) nationality. One of the most widely performed and influential composers of the 20th century, he remains also one of its most multi-faceted. A study of his work automatically touches on almost every important tendency in the century’s music, from the neo-nationalism of the early ballets, through the more abrasive, experimental nationalism of the World War I years, the neo-classicism of the period 1920–51 and the studies of old music which underlay the proto-serial works of the 1950s, to the highly personal interpretation of serial method in his final decade. To some extent the mobile geography of his life is reflected in his work, with its complex patterns of influence and allusion. In another sense, however, he never lost contact with his Russian origins and, even after he ceased to compose with recognizably Russian materials or in a perceptibly Slavonic idiom, his music maintained an unbroken continuity of technique and thought.

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