A new CD of unknown music of beauty and wide appeal, early 19th century to the present! Original Music from Finland, Malta, Israel and points in between
clarinetists Eva Wasserman-Margolis (Israel) and Luigi Magistrelli (Italy)
with Claudia Bracco, piano
The Artists: Ms. Wasserman-Margolis, main instructor at the Conservatory of Givatayim and Petach Tikva, was formerly principal clarinetist of the Haifa Symphony and principal instructor at the Music Center in Tel Aviv. Luigi Magistrelli, professor of clarinet at the Milan Conservatory, is widely known for his recordings and solo work. Claudia Bracco has won 16 first prizes at competitions. Leonarda’s web site has bios for all the artists and composers.
Composers: Cavallini, Crusell: virtuosic music by legendary 19th century clarinetists; Amit-Kalev, Camilleri, Feigin: music with a Mediterranean twist; Mastalir: Czech Philharmonic pianist and prize-winning composer; Schweinsberg: bandsman with 400 works; Mendelssohn songs arranged by Pamela Weston.
Leonarda Productions is a not-for-profit educational organization based in New York. Best known for its series featuring women composers from the 11th century onward and it’s double CD “Women Composers: The Lost Tradition Found”, used in college courses, Leonarda also champions other little-known music. Audio samples for all of Leonarda’s 28 CDs may be found online at http://www.leonarda.com
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