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Alfredo Casella

Alfredo Casella (1883-1947)

Nationality: Italian
Born: July 25, 1883, Turin Died: March 5, 1947, Rome (age 63)

5 Pieces [Pezzi] for String Quartet, Op. 34

(for 2 violins, viola and cello)
I. Preludio. Allegro vivace e barbaro
II. Ninna-nanna. Tempo di Berceuse, Andantino dolcemente mosso
III. Valse ridicule. Tempo di valzer grazioso
IV. Notturno. Lento. Grave. Funebre
V. Fox-Trot. Tempo giusto
Composed: 1920 (age 36-37)
Published: 1921, Vienna: Universal Edition (age 37-38)
Dedication: Guido Maggiorino Gatti (1892–1973) (music critic)

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