A lot of folks may wonder why ciccolini s 2nd omnibus of saties piano works keep getting reissued while the 1st has long gone out of print. As the stereo era dawned, aldo ciccolini was one of the heavy hitters in bringing liszt to discs, both in the sense of giving magnificent voice to large portions of his most surefire worke. Aldo ciccolini bio, albums, pictures naxos classical music. Those expecting impressionistic haze and half tints in debussys complete piano works may not appreciate ciccolinis broader. Loginregister to view the recording dates and videos for this artist.
Manu chao clandestino is one of my favorites albums. And ciccolinis virile, sometimes aggressive manner in griegs lyric pieces and the early op. Biography, bach discography and photos of the artist. This bargainpriced reissue of erik saties complete piano music comes from emi france on five cds, though with a little juggling of the contents of each disc, it could. Trois gymnopedies heures seculaires et instantanees trois valses distinguees du. The timing couldnt have been better for aldo ciccolini to record almost all of saties solo piano music for emi, as well as overdub himself in selected piano duet works. Find aldo ciccolini discography, albums and singles on allmusic. Those expecting impressionistic haze and half tints in debussys complete piano works may not appreciate ciccolinis broader brush strokes and blunter, neoprokofiev edges. Excepts from that series have been released on a 2cd set satie. Aldo ciccolini simple english wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
At the dawning of the age of the compact disc ciccolini remade the satie project, but with a tinge of selfconsciousness and posteritys eagle eye hovering over the. The italianborn pianist aldo ciccolini has lived for many years in france and used to teach at the paris conservatoire. His father, who bore the title of marquis of macerata, worked as a typographer. Aldo ciccolini first recorded a longplay satie record in 1956, a famous release, which led to an extended number of the piano works of erik satie for emi between 1968 1971, released on 6 lps. Aldo ciccolini was born on august 15, 1925 in naples, campania, italy. Music profile for aldo ciccolini, born 15 august 1925.
Aldo ciccolini discography under development labels dvds. Sonate in e major, k 380 recorded during the 25th anniversary concert of the master pianists series of riaskoff concert management march 11th 2012 at the amsterdam concertgebouw. Feb 03, 2015 aldo ciccolini, the italianborn pianist who has died aged 89, was a giant of the keyboard, bestriding the concert platforms of the world with artful interpretations of the classics while carving. Media in category aldo ciccolini the following 2 files are in this category, out of 2 total. Feb 16, 2015 aldo ciccolini playing schuberts impromptu in e flat ciccolini was a performer of rare sensitivity who sought and achieved infinitesimal shadings of dynamic and tonal colour. Well, one answer is obvious, that the 2nd set is digital, but the analog set has a reputation for a warm natural sound, while the 2nd set is known for sonic harshness, due to a mix of pianos, close micing, and early digital technology.
Aldo ciccolini died on 1 february 2015 at his paris residence, aged 89. Aldo ciccolini, a pianist who combined virtuosity with elegant reserve and over more than six decades of performing drew acclaim for his interpretations of underappreciated compositions and. Aldo ciccolini, an italianborn pianist who specialized in the music of french composers and was known in particular as a champion of erik satie, has died at his home outside paris. Aldo ciccolini aldo ciccolini playing salut damour from. Aldo ciccolini aldo ciccolini playing scarlatti on vimeo. He wis born in naples, italy ciccolini deed at the age o 89 on 1 februar 2015 at his home in paris.
He took his first lessons with maria vigliarolo dovidio, and entered naples conservatory in 1934 at the age of 9, by special permission of. Aldo ciccolini biography aldo ciccolini italian pronunciation. Recorded during the 25th anniversary concert of the master pianists series of riaskoff concert management march 11th 2012 at the amsterdam concertgebouw. Shop for vinyl, cds and more from aldo ciccolini at the discogs marketplace.
Aldo ciccolini took his first lessons with maria vigliarolo dovidio, and entered naples conservatory in 1934 at the age of 9, by special permission of the director, francesco cilea. He died on february 1, 2015 in asnieressurseine, hautsdeseine, france. Home trending history get youtube premium get youtube tv best of youtube music sports gaming movies tv shows. Find aldo ciccolini discography, albums and singles on allmusic allmusic. He has been particularly associated with saties music, and his playing of debussy suggests why.
In 2000 ciccolini was named honorary president of the associazione musicale aldo ciccolini, an organization devoted to promoting the cause of cultural and musical events in his native city of. Try disabling any ad blockers and refreshing this page. It is clear and light, with precisely pointed articulation, but. He made his debut at the age of sixteen in 1941 at the naples teatro san carlo, going on to win the marguerite longjacques thibaud competition in 1949. A lot of folks may wonder why ciccolinis 2nd omnibus of saties piano works keep getting reissued while the 1st has long gone out of print. Read more at wikipedia this entry is from wikipedia, the usercontributed encyclopedia. Mar 11, 2012 aldo ciccolini 15 august 1925 1 february 2015 performing scarlatti and elgar salut damour during the 25th anniversary concert of the master pianists series of riaskoff concert management. Aldo ciccolini, an italian pianist with a french soul. Deceptive cadence pianist aldo ciccolini was born in naples, but he had a french spirit, championing music by erik satie. Aldo ciccolini biography, albums, streaming links allmusic. Ciccolini was highly regarded as a teacher, holding a chair at the paris conservatoire from 1971 to 1989. Feb 04, 2015 aldo ciccolini, an italianborn pianist who specialized in the music of french composers and was known in particular as a champion of erik satie, has died at his home outside paris. Erik satie oblique cutting and shadow a torrent bursting flowed in waves of gold. Aldo ciccolini made a lot of recordings for pathe marconi emi, including the complete piano works of wolfgang amadeus mozart, ludwig van beethoven and erik satie.
There he studied piano with paolo denza, a pupil of ferruccio busoni, and. Aldo ciccolini musician music database radio swiss. Ciccolini enjoyed a long and varied career, but to. Italian virtuoso aldo ciccolini brings his virtuoso ability here to two of the most technically difficult sets of piano writing in the repertory, isaac albenizs iberia twelve pieces completed between 1905 and 1909 and enrique granados goyescas six pieces premiered in 1911. Aldo ciccolini musician music database radio swiss classic. Aldo ciccolini playing salut damour from elgar 5 years ago. Aldo ciccolini piano, henri sauguet liner notes, jean cocteau illustration.54 1440 284 1246 722 1520 627 1241 1096 94 204 900 277 1098 1320 1475 732 586 873 626 1474 207 1477 1184 500 1220 567 332 395