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GHEDINI, G.F.: Concerto detto L'olmoneta / Litanie della Vergine / BACH, J.S. Musical Offering (Ghedini) (1952)

Composer(s)Bach, Johann SebastianGhedini, Giorgio Federico
Period(s) 20th CenturyBaroque (1600-1750)
Genre Classical Music
Category Choral - SacredConcertosOrchestral
Catalogue 8.111325
Label Naxos Historical
Quality   320kbps
  Booklet / liner notes available

One of the finest Italian composers of the 20th century, Giorgio Federico Ghedini was almost 35 when his Litanie alla Vergine received what he described as a ‘warm welcome from the public, unreserved praise from all the critics and musicians’. Ghedini’s very individual orchestration of J. S. Bach’s Musical Offering is notable for its use of a variety of small, usually homogeneous groups from within an orchestra including two pianos but no horns. L’Olmeneta (The Elm Grove) of 1951 is a fascinating concerto for orchestra and two concertante cellos which Ghedini felt were like two complementary herbs, the red Glaspi and the white Egusa, growing far apart but with roots intertwining underground. At the heart of the concerto lies a


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GHEDINI, G.F.: Concerto detto L'olmoneta / Litanie della Vergine / BACH, J.S. Musical Offering (Ghedini) (1952) 1:13:31   
  Concerto detto L'olmoneta          
      I. Allegro molto moderato e tranquillo 7:48       
      II. Caccia nell'Olmoneta: Allegro vivace 2:46       
      III. Molto adagio 11:38       
      IV. Allegro quieto 7:54       
  Litanie della Vergine 10:01       
  Musical Offering, BWV 1079 (orch. G.F. Ghedini)          
      Theme 1:21       
      Ricercar a 3 4:32       
      Canon perpetuus super thema regium 2:04       
      Canon a 2 0:35       
      Canon a 2 Violini in unisono 1:39       
      Canon per motum contrarium 0:24       
      Canon per augmentationem, contrario motu 2:16       
      Canon perpetuus 2:22       
      Canon a 2: I. Allegretto mosso 0:42       
      Canon a 2: II. Animato 0:35       
      Canon a 2: III. Piu marcato 0:41       
      Canon a 2: IV. Pesante 0:38       
      Canon a 4 5:13       
      Ricercare a 6 10:22       
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