Tag Giulio Tampalini

Giulio Tampalini Plays Fantaisie Hongroise by Mertz

Giulio Tampalini performs Fantaisie Hongroise (Hungarian Fantasy) from Trois Morceaux op. 65 (1857) by Johann Kaspar Mertz (1806-1856). This comes via his YouTube channel. Tampalini’s playing is a stormy mix of extroverted displays with huge contrasts to dynamics, accents, sweet and aggressive phrasing. Just compare the…

Giulio Tampalini Plays Villa-Lobos

Giulio Tampalini Plays Villa-Lobos

Italian guitarist Giulio Tampalini performs the complete Preludes and Etudes as well as Valse-Chôro and Chôros No. 1 by Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959) on classical guitar.  This comes via Seicorde Magazine‘s great Youtube Channel. Whoa! That is a mighty amount…

Giulio Tampalini Plays Danza de La Vida Breve

Giulio Tampalini plays Danza de La Vida Breve by Manuel De Falla (1876–1946). This comes via Warner Classics & Erato Italy’s YouTube channel. Amazing energy and musical forward movement plus a whole little crew for the video (see YouTube for credits).…

Tampalini Plays Concertino by Facchinetti

Italian guitarist Giulio Tampalini Plays Concertino for guitar and strings op. 211 by Italian composer Giancarlo Facchinetti (b.1936). Brescia, Italy – Teatro Grande 1st December 2015. Orchestra da Camera di Brescia, Filippo Lama, konzertmeister. Guitar: Philip Woodfield. Video: Alberto Lorica.…

Five Short Studies by Giuseppe Torrisi

This is a Guest Post by Dario Bitetti These five studies were in danger of never being heard and of remaining locked in a drawer. The Sicilian musician, Giuseppe Torrisi, conceived his project Five Short Studies (Cinque Studi Brevi) for guitar, twenty years…

Giulio Tampalini playing Podera

Giulio Tampalini playing Giovanni Podera’s Contrasti (Omaggio a Frank Martin). I like this for a few reasons. I’ve always loved Martin’s musical language, that mix of tweleve-tone serialism with strong tonal centers mixed in to keep the listener centered and…