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Alfredo Casella (Turin, July 25, 1883, Rome, March 5, 1947) was an Italian composer. Location within Italy Region Piedmont Province Turin Area   – Total   – Water 130 km² (50 mi²) ##.# km² (#.# mi²) #.##% Population   – Total (2002)   – Density 857,433 6,596/km² Time zone CET: UTC+1 Latitude Longitude   45°04′ N 7°40′ E1. ... July 25 is the 206th day (207th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 159 days remaining. ... 1883 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Democratici di Sinistra) Area  - City Proper  1290 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,546,807 almost 4,000,000 1... March 5 is the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (65th in leap years). ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... A composer is a person who writes music. ...


He entered the conservatory in Paris in 1896 to study piano under Louis Diémer and composition under Gabriel Fauré. Back in Italy during the World War I he began teaching piano at the Accademi di Santa Cecilia in Rome. A conservatory is a school dedicated to teaching the art of music including playing of musical instruments, musical composition, musicianship and music theory. ... The Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... 1896 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... This article is about the modern musical instrument. ... Louis-Joseph Diémer (February 14, 1843 - December 21, 1919) was a French pianist and composer. ... Musical composition is: an original piece of music the structure of a musical piece the process of creating a new piece of music // A musical composition A piece of music exists in the form of a written composition in musical notation or as a single acoustic event (a live performance... Portrait with oils of Gabriel Fauré by John Singer Sargent, about 1889 (in the Paris Museum of Music) Gabriel Urbain Fauré (May 12, 1845 – November 4, 1924) was a French composer. ... World War I was primarily a European conflict with many facets: immense human sacrifice, stalemate trench warfare, and the use of new, devastating weapons - tanks, aircraft, machineguns, and poison gas. ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Democratici di Sinistra) Area  - City Proper  1290 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,546,807 almost 4,000,000 1...


In 1923, together with Gabriele D'Annunzio and Gian Francesco Malipiero from Venice, he founded an association to promote the spread of modern Italian music, the "Corporation of the New Music". 1923 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Gabriele DAnnunzio (12 March 1863 – 1 March 1938) was an Italian poet, writer, dramatist, daredevil and war hero, who went on to have a controversial role in politics as a precursor of the fascist movement. ... Gian Francesco Malipiero (March 18, 1882 - August 1, 1973) Italian composer, musicologist and music editor. ... Location within Italy Venice (Italian: Venezia), the city of canals, is the capital of the region of Veneto and of the province of Venice, 45°26′ N 12°19′ E, population 271,663 (census estimate 2004-01-01). ...


The resurrection of Vivaldi's works in the 20th century is mostly thanks to the efforts of Alfredo Casella, who in 1939, organised the now historic Vivaldi Week. Since then, Vivaldi's compositions have enjoyed almost universal success, and the advent of historically informed performance has all but catapulted him to stardom once again. In 1947, the Venetian businessman Antonio Fanna founded the Istituto Italiano Antonio Vivaldi, with the composer Gian Francesco Malipiero as its artistic director, with the purpose of promoting Vivaldi's music and putting out new editions of his works. Antonio Vivaldi Antonio Vivaldi (March 4, 1678, Venice – July 28, 1741, Vienna), nicknamed Il Prete Rosso, meaning The Red Priest, was an Italian priest and baroque music composer. ... 1939 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... The authentic performance movement is an effort on the part of musicians and scholars to perform works of classical music in ways similar to how they were performed when they were originally written. ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Gian Francesco Malipiero (March 18, 1882 - August 1, 1973) Italian composer, musicologist and music editor. ...


The generation of the '80 (Alfano, Casella, Malipiero, Pizzetti, Respighi) is really an important step, going to heavily influence the following years, also with important interactions in literature and painting. Casella, who was especially passionate about painting, was therefore able to accumulate an important collection of art. Franco Alfano (March 8, 1875 - October 27, 1954) was an Italian composer and pianist. ... Gian Francesco Malipiero (March 18, 1882 - August 1, 1973) Italian composer, musicologist and music editor. ... Ottorino Respighi (born in Bologna on July 9, 1879, died in Rome on April 18, 1936) was an Italian composer and musicologist. ... Open Directory Project: Literature World Literature Electronic Text Archives Magazines and E-zines Online Writing Writers Resources Libraries, Digital Cataloguing, Metadata Distance Learning Dictionary of the History of Ideas: Classicism in Literature The Universal Library, by Carnegie Mellon University Project Gutenberg Online Library Abacci - Project Gutenberg texts matched with Amazon... The Mona Lisa is perhaps the best-known artistic painting in the Western world. ...


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Alfredo Casella Information (274 words)
Alfredo Casella (Turin, July 25 1883 - Rome, March 5 1947) was an Italian composer.
The resurrection of Vivaldi's works in the 20th century is mostly thanks to the efforts of Alfredo Casella, who in 1939, organised the now historic Vivaldi Week, in which the poet Ezra Pound was also involved.
Casella, who was especially passionate about painting, accumulated an important collection of art and sculptures.
Alfredo Casella - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (255 words)
Alfredo Casella (Turin, July 25, 1883 - Rome, March 5, 1947) was an Italian composer.
The resurrection of Vivaldi's works in the 20th century is mostly thanks to the efforts of Alfredo Casella, who in 1939, organised the now historic Vivaldi Week.
Casella, who was especially passionate about painting, was therefore able to accumulate an important collection of art.
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