Mélodie / Ch. W. von Gluck ; arr. by Giovanni Sgambati ; edited and fingered by Josef Lhévinne. URL to cite or link to: Check out Gluck-Sgambati: Melodie (from Orfeo ed Euridice) by Sergei Rachmaninoff on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD’s and MP3s now on. Giovanni Sgambati (May 28, – December 14, ) was an Italian pianist and composer. 3. Melodia campestre (Impromptu) in F; Étude triomphale in A, Op. posth. Sérénade valsée in A-flat, Op. posth. Melody from “Orfeo ed Euridice” ( transcription for solo piano of “Dance of the Blessed Spirits” from Gluck’s opera).

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Earl Wild plays the Gluck Melodie more slowly than some of the other pianists represented here, but once you accept his tempo, there are many appealing aspects to his playing. His first album of songs appeared in Schott Musicand his first symphony was played at the Palazzo del Quirinale in ; this, as well as a piano concerto, was performed in the course of his first visit to England in ; and at his second visit, inhis Sinfonia epitalamio was given at the Philharmonic. Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq.

Arranger Alexander Siloti — Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3. Notable students include pianist and composer Lucia Contini Anselmi.


Gluck Melodie from “Orfeo ed Euridice”

This file is from the MIT archive project. This gludk was written in the s and her interpretation has lost all connection to the spirit and style of the music. Mark Hambourg’s playing of this transcription is one of my favorites.

They may not be public domain elsewhere. He takes a more contrapuntal approach and the orchestral timbres are lovely. Antonietta Rudge, a very impressive Brazilian Pianist, just takes her Romantic approach to this lovely piece over the edge.

Retrieved from ” http: He died gluc, Rome, aged The fabric of his playing is lush, but the melody sings as it should and the performance is quite pleasing to me.

Giovanni Sgambati – Wikipedia

The performances by Rachmaninov, exquisitely played as always, are just a tad more Romantic than some think appropriate for the music. Arranger Pierre Gouin – Contact. Arranger Roderich Bass These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. IMSLP does not assume any sort of legal responsibility or liability for the consequences of downloading files that are not in the public domain in your country.

Most of Gluck’s original music has been retained here, but to stretch this “festa teatrale” into a full-length opera, no less than twelve additional pieces have been inserted. Copyright – forte-piano-pianissimo.

Giovanni Sgambati

Arranger Jawher Glucj after August Wilhelmj The remaining pianists are relatively unknown, but very fine. But the arrangement allows for it and his interpretation is carefully crafted and really works.


In he settled in Rome, and took up the work of winning acceptance for the best German music, then little known in Italy. Javascript is required for this feature. And a surprise, an amateur pianist, who is included here because his performance of the Gluck Melodie most meoldy reflects the Classical style of the original.

Sgambati was also active in the contemporary musical scene as a promoter of the music of others and, among these, Dante Alderighi. Orfeo ed Euridice in Full Score Mineola: Period Classical Piece Style Classical Instrumentation voices, mixed chorus, orchestra Cast 2 sopranos, alto Orfeo alto castrato Meloddy soprano Euridice soprano Mixed Chorus SATB Orchestra I 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 English horns, 2 chalumeaux, 2 bassoons 2 horns, 2 cornettos, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones timpani, harp, strings, continuo Orchestra II 2 chalumeaux, harp, strings.

Che Puro ciel Act II, sc.

Contents 1 Performances 1. List of music students by teacher: He made the acquaintance of Richard Wagner ‘s music for the first time in Munichwhither he travelled in Liszt’s company.

Carl Fischern. Moli, He conducted the Italian premieres of Beethoven ‘s third and of sgambzti symphonies in and respectively.