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Ferdinando Giorgetti
Air varié and Rondò alla polacca for solo flute, accompanied by violin, viola, and violoncello or bassoon
ed. by Claudio Paradiso 
(Musica Strumentale, 5)

XVI, 31 pp.; 4 parts: 11, 11, 11, 11 pp.; 29,7 x 21 cm
Italian / English Introduction and apparatus

Ferdinando Giorgetti (1796-1867) was a leading musical figure in 19th-century Florence. A violinist, composer, and respected teacher, he helped innovate and disseminate instrumental music through writing and transcribing, as well as having Viennese and Italian masterpieces performed. He left an oratorio, sacred music, orchestral overtures, violin and flute concertos, and, most of all, chamber music—variations and polonaises for violin and piano, violin duets, string trios, quartets, quintets, and sextets.

Over the 1820s, Giorgetti had many of his compositions printed, most of them cast in variation or dance formats, as period taste dictated. Among these, the Air varié and Rondò alla polacca for solo flute accompanied by violin, viola, and cello or bassoon (Ricordi, 1827), continues the tradition of light, humorous pieces for woodwind soloists. It opens with a tragic introduction (Agitato quasi presto) in D minor, followed by theme (Andante cantabile, in D major) and five very diverse variations. The last one (Vivace assai) ends up with a flute cadenza, leading to an amusing Polonese (Allegro moderato) finale.

Claudio Paradiso. Flautista, direttore del complesso di fiati “I fiati di Parma”, docente di Musica d’insieme per strumenti a fiato al Conservatorio di Perugia, è da anni impegnato nella ricerca musicologica della grande tradizione strumentale italiana dei secoli XVIII e XIX. Ha curato edizioni critiche di opere per/con fiati di G. Bolzoni, B. Carulli, D. Cimarosa, M. Dotti, J. Druzecky, G. Gariboldi, L. Hugues, T. Mabellini, S. Mercadante, F. e P. Morlacchi, L. Pagani, G. Rossini, A. Scontrino, C. Sivori, G. Tadolini, G. B. Viotti, presso gli editori Suvini Zerboni, Ut Orpheus, L’oca del Cairo e le Edizioni Anteo. Ha curato svariati volumi di argomento musicologico, dedicati a Luigi Hugues (Casale Monferrato, 2001), Il flauto in Italia (Roma, 2005), Teodulo Mabellini (Pistoia, 2005), Arrigo Tassinari (Cento, 2009), I virtuosi di Roma (in preparazione). Ha  avviato (2009) un progetto di Dizionario della musica in Italia (DMI), sostenuto da centri di ricerca, istituzioni e fondazioni italiane. 

 

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