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Composer: Casella, Alfredo (1883-1947)

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Year of birth1883
Year of death1947
NationalityUnknown
Period20th century
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Dancing like there's nobody watching

Gianandrea Noseda © Ramella & Giannese | Teatro Regio di Torino
Gianandrea Noseda heats the National Symphony Orchestra up for Rachmaninov's Symphony 2. 
***11
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Franck and Saint-Säens eclipse Casella and Chopin at the Proms

Gianandrea Noseda © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
A lovingly crafted performance Franck’s Symphonic Variations glows under the advocacy of Benjamin Grosvenor while Gianandrea Noseda steers the BBCPO through a magnificent Saint-Säens’ Organ Symphony
****1
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Casella's rarely performed La donna serpente in Martina Franca

La donna serpente at Martina Franca © Laera
The Festival della Valle d'Itria opened with a 20th century opera of some musical value, but of much more historical and philological interest for scholars.
***11
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