"Monsieur Servin has not taken his wife into his confidence as to this mystery," thought Ginevra, who, after replying to the young wife's speech with a gentle smile of incredulity, began to hum a Corsican "canzonetta
" to cover the noise that was made by the prisoner.
19-20 dell'ode canzonetta
Lu Ziu e la Niputi (Tempio, 1874: 152).
Until January 20, RSC, Stratford-upon-Avon music White Christmas Get in the festive spirit with songs such as Winter Wonderland, White Christmas and Let it Snow, along with classic carols, performed by Matt Ford (pictured), Emma Kershaw, Canzonetta
and the London Concert Orchestra Tomorrow, Symphony Hall, Birmingham.
The concert consists of three parts including, Allegro Moderato, Canzonetta
and Finale Allegro Vivacissimo.
The Tippett Quartet are very persuasive though; the Op 12's Canzonetta
sounds charming while the Op.13's opening bars have a disturbing sense of mystery.
Even though he was quite a conservative composer, he did not avoid experiments with certain modern techniques, such as cori spezzati (several separate choirs placed in different locations around the church), canzonetta
forms, or the use of chromatic movement.
Chapter 1 explores Vecchi's development of a new musical genre, that of the four-voice canzonetta
. Schleuse portrays works of this kind as recreational polyphony meant to bridge the gap between the rustic villanella tradition and the more elevated madrigal.
All four players evoked the world of A Midsummer Night's Dream in the charmed, quicksilver shimmer of the Canzonetta
second movement and they brought the turbulent finale to its resolution - as with the Beethoven - at the very last moment.
See it online at: www.youtube.com/watch?v=TemLwQrhYeQ The Shawshank Redemption In this classic film, one of the prison inmates risks the consequences to play Mozart's Canzonetta
Sull'aria (from The Marriage of Figaro) over the prison tannoy.
The verses of "Canzonetta
" compare the passing beauty of the seasons with love's eternity, while in "Je demande althrough nature's messengers.
Her playing of the solo cadenza was mesmeric in its intensity, and there was a calm serenity to the Andante Canzonetta
("little song") second movement which led directly into the final Allegro vivacissimo movement which was played with great confidence and panache.
Chapters one through seven treat Barber's compositions, from H-1 (each of Barber's compositions now have an "H" number), a composition for solo piano by the seven-year old composer entitled "Sadness" (1917), to H-146, a Canzonetta
for Oboe and Orchestra (1978-81).