Giuseppe Martucci: Complete Orchestral Music: vol.4 (Naxos Audio CD)

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Complete Orchestral Music: vol.4 (Naxos Audio CD)

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Gesualdo Coggi, piano
Rome Symphony Orchestra
Francesco La Vecchia, conductor

Following the success of the previous three volumes in Naxos's Martucci Orchestral Edition, the fourth presents the Italian composer's Piano Concerto No. 2, a spaciously Romantic work whose sweeping opening movement reaches a dramatic climax, setting the scene for a poignant Larghetto and a highly virtuosic finale.

The best known of Martucci's later works, it made a considerable impression internationally when conducted by Anton Rubinstein, Toscanini, Weingartner and Mahler, often with the pianist-composer as soloist.

Contents and Reviews


Piano Concerto No 2: I. Allegro guisto II. Larghetto III. Allegro con spirito Momento musicale e Minuetto (arr. for string orchestra) Novelletta, Op. 82, No. 2 (arr. for orchestra) Serenata, Op. 57, No. 2 (arr. for orchestra) Colore orientale, Op. 44, No. 3 (arr. for orchestra)