THE TAMING OF THE SHREW by Vittorio Giannini

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW by Vittorio Giannini Background As we follow the political thaw in Eastern Europe known as Glasnost. it is fascinating to observe another form of glasnost taking place — this one in the arena of American musical politics. For …

Flagello: Concerto Sinfonico for Saxophone Quartet

NICOLAS FLAGELLO:┬áConcerto Sinfonico for Saxophone Quartet (1985) (NY Premiere) Allegro non troppo Lento movendo (quasi all barcanola) Allegro giusto Manhattan School of Music Philharmonia, Lawrence Leighton Smith, conductor.┬áThe New Hudson Saxophone Quartet. Nicolas Flagello, one of the last of America’s …

FLAGELLO: Symphony No. I

Symphony No. 1 by Nicolas Flagello Nicolas Flagello composed his Symphony No. 1 during the years 1964-68; it was first performed in 1971, with the composer himself conducting the symphony orchestra of the Manhattan School of Music.  It is Flagello’s largest and most …