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IRELAND: Piano Concerto (Annarosa Taddei / RAI SO / Casella) | Cello Sonata | CASELLA: Triple Concerto

IRELAND: Piano Concerto (Annarosa Taddei / RAI SO / Casella) | Cello Sonata | CASELLA: Triple Concerto

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To be released in Spring 2018

John IRELAND (1879-1962)
Piano Concerto in E flat (1930)
[1] I. In tempo moderato –
[2] II. Lento espressivo –
[3] III. Allegretto giocoso

Annarosa Taddei piano
Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma della RAI / Alfredo Casella
RAI live broadcast recording of a concert given in the Foro Italico (formerly Foro Mussolini) Rome, Italy on 15 March, 1946
Remastering: Paolo Zeccara, from the original RAI acetate discs / FHR
Publisher: J&W Chester
This is the only surviving recording of Casella as conductor

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Cello Sonata (1923)
[4] I. Moderato sostenuto
[5] II. Poco largamente – non troppo lento
[6] III. Con moto e marcato

Antoni Sala cello
John Ireland piano
Recorded by English Columbia on October 25, 1928
Matrices: WAX4190-4196; all first takes except the first and last sides which are second takes
Released on Columbia L 2314-2317 in September 1929
Transfers: Ted Kendall
Remastering: Paolo Zeccara / FHR
Publisher: Augener Ltd.

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Alfredo CASELLA (1883-1947)
Concerto for Piano, Violin, Cello and Orchestra, Op. 56 (1933)
[7] I. Largo, ampio, solenne – Allegro molto vivace
[8] II. Adagio. Adagio, ma mon troppo. Alquanto solenne ed assai tranquillo
[9] III. Rondò. Tempo di giga, allegro vivace, ma non troppo

Alfredo Casella piano
Alberto Poltronieri violin
Arturo Bonucci cello
Boston Symphony Orchestra / Serge Koussevitzky
Westinghouse Broadcasting Company recording of a concert given in Symphony Hall, Boston, USA on 22 February, 1936
Remastering: Paolo Zeccara, from the original Westinghouse Broadcasting Company aluminium discs / FHR
This is the only surviving recording of Casella the pianist with orchestra
Publisher: Universal Music Publishing, Ricordi S.r.l.

This release has been generously sponsored by The John Ireland Trust