Le Chat Noir and the shadow theatre

18 January 2019 Hours 18:30 Sala dei Giganti Palazzo Liviano – Padova NOP – new Orchestra Pedrollo Alberto Spadarotto, baritone Gabriele Dal Santo, Director Presents Marco Bellano cabarets and café-concert, during the late nineteenth century, European geography was symbolic crossroads entertainment based wonders Optics fed from highlights, shadows, and music. Its founder Rodolphe Salis, given the success of the show … Continue reading Le Chat Noir and the shadow theatre

Good taste according to Marais, Mersenne, Simpson. Third part

The great violist da gamba player Marin Marais (1656-1728 Paris Paris) in Avvertissement of his third book of 1711 Pieces de violes, explains the new signs used in his music to avoid interpreting without his music taste: the most beautiful tracks lose infinitely their pleasantness, if run under its own taste, and not being able to give an idea of this taste using … Continue reading Good taste according to Marais, Mersenne, Simpson. Third part

Good taste according to Agricola, Caccini. Second part

In previous articles we paused to understand how to beautiful music and understood that this surely is closely linked to temporality. Let's keep this brief discussion on education in beauty and good taste as well as many ancient authors intended. Agricola, in his translation from Italian into German by Tosi Opinions de’ cantori antichi e moderni commented, in accordance with those “Very few singers” tasteful, … Continue reading Good taste according to Agricola, Caccini. Second part

NOP recording: upcoming cd with music inspired by the poetry of Dickinson

The NOP in its second recording is confronted with the music of the composer Francesco Carta. Il giornale di Vicenza of 16 January 2018 devotes an article signed by Stefano Rossi Twelve songs inspired by the poems of Emily Dickinson, the project has a simple title, but a special charm: “Twelve songs on poems by Emily Dickinson”. The pianist and composer Francesco Carta decided to … Continue reading NOP recording: upcoming cd with music inspired by the poetry of Dickinson

The new Orchestra Palmer on the first cd

Disks. The ensemble conducted by Gabriele dal Santo has devoted to the composer of Montebello his first recording. The first cd of the new Orchestra Pedrollo directed by Gabriele dal Santo is dedicated not randomly to Arrigo Pedrollo. The composer originally from Montebello are proposed the concertino for oboe and strings (solo Remo Peronato), his best known instrumental work, the elegy, the Vespers and la Berceuse, prayer, Song … Continue reading The new Orchestra Palmer on the first cd

MU.SE Festival hosts the new Orchestra Palmer

The fourth and final round, MU.SE Festival, made possible thanks to the support of the municipality of San Pietro Mussolino (VI) and the Pro Loco San Pietro Mussolino is dedicated to the encounter between the music and sculpture. Guests of the evening are the new Orchestra Pedrollo directed by Gabriele Dal Santo and the sculptor Adrian Gasparini. A musically varied and interesting program live, and an artist who draws … Continue reading MU.SE Festival hosts the new Orchestra Palmer

Good taste according to Gagnon. First part

The Treaty of Geminiani of 1749, dedicated to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, describes in these words the idea of good taste (Francesco Saverio Geminiani 1749 Treatise on good taste in musical art that represents the second part of the rules, London. Italian translation by Luca Ripanti, Rugginenti editori, Milano 1995 p 5): what is commonly meant by “good taste” in singing and playing was considered … Continue reading Good taste according to Gagnon. First part

Valtellina: nature food and culture

Located in Lombardy in the heart of the Alps Valtellina is a land of skiers both winter and summer, but also pleasant to the pleasant valleys to cross mountain biking, historical and naturalistic itineraries on foot, impressive mountains for climbing or mountaineering lovers, furrowed with streams ideal for canyoning and rafting. Those looking for a vacation of sport and … Continue reading Valtellina: nature food and culture

Travel notes. At the festival della Valtellina two unpublished proposed by NOP

Good morning! in the next concerts we will be protagonists at the opening of the festival “The Other Notes” in Valtellina in which we will be playing two songs in the first performance in modern times. The long process of reconstruction and revision of the score, two great composers: Giuseppe Maria Cambini (1746-1825) Third sinfonia concertante for flute and violin and orchestra and Bartolomeo Campagnoli (1751-1827) concerto for violin and orchestra. The soloists of the two … Continue reading Travel notes. At the festival della Valtellina two unpublished proposed by NOP

Education in beauty and good taste. Prologue

“The object of music is sound. The music is intended to amuse and arouse different feelings in us” Descartes appreciate and define as beautiful a music or sound means recognizing that it is a matter closely linked to temporality. When someone says that a music is nice, it is because they appreciate the melody or is struck by one or a series of … Continue reading Education in beauty and good taste. Prologue