Salvatore Accardo - Vesuvio 1727 (2007)

Tartini, Locatelli, Piazzolla, Paganini

Salvatore Accardo

Salvatore Accardo

The collection "The Arches of the Palazzo Comunale " of Cremona has been enriched by a third violin made by Antonio Stradivari ,one of the most valuable pieces of violin making World : " The Vesuvius in 1727 ".
Purchased by a British governor which also took him to India , the Vesuvius came into possession of the violinist Jan Hambourg , who kept it until his death (1947 ) giving rise to a popular trio with his brothers Mark ( pianist ) and Boris ( cellist ) . The heirs sold it to the Spanish violinist Antonio Brosa , teacher Lauricella , then passed to the student around 1968. Born in London to a family of Sicilian origin , Master Remo Lauricella was usually return every year in Italy and was a regular stop in Cremona , where he found himself the " Charles IX " by Andrea Amati , the
instrument that had got to play during his career for twelve years , from 1935 to 1947. In late summer 1978,the Master Lauricella stayed in CremonaOn his return to London in October of the same year, he wrote a letter to then Mayor Emilio Zanoni with which ensured to have confirmed his will tohis will to donate at death, the city of Cremona the Stradivari " Vesuvius in 1727 " .
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Salvatore Accardo

Salvatore Accardo; born September 26, 1941 in Turin, northern Italy) is an Italian violin virtuoso and conductor.Accardo studied violin in the southern Italian city of Naples in the 1950s. He gave his first professional recital at the age of 13 performing Paganini's Capricci. In 1956 Accardo won the Geneva Competition and in 1958 became the first prize winner of the Paganini Competition in Genoa.
He has recorded Paganini's 24 Caprices (re-recorded in 1999) for solo violin and was the first to record all six of the Paganini Violin Concertos. He has an extensive discography of almost 50 recordings on Philips, DG, EMI, Sony Classical, Foné, Dynamic, and Warner-Fonit. Notably, he has recorded an album of classical and contemporary works in 1995 on Paganini's Guarneri del Gesù 1742 violin, the "Canon".
Accardo founded the Accardo Quartet in 1992 and he was one of the founders of the Walter Stauffer Academy in 1986. He founded the Settimane Musicali Internazionali in Naples and the Cremona String Festival in 1971, and in 1996, he re-founded the Orchestra da Camera Italiana (O.C.I.), whose members are the best pupils of the Walter Stauffer Academy. He performed the music of Paganini for the soundtrack of the 1989 film Kinski Paganini. In the 1970s he was a member of the celebrated Italian chamber orchestra "I Musici".
Accardo owns one Stradivarius violin, the "Hart ex Francescatti" (1727) and had the "Firebird ex Saint-Exupéry" (1718).

 

 

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Salvatore Accardo - Vesuvio 1727 (2007)

Tartini, Locatelli, Piazzolla, Paganini

Salvatore Accardo

Digital Converters: DCS A/D D/A
Microphones: Neumann U47, U48, M49
Producer: Giulio Cesare Ricci
Recording Engineer: Giulio Cesare Ricci
Recording location: Teatro Ponchiellic Cremona
Recording Software: Pyramix
Recording Type & Bit Rate: DSD64

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CONCERTO IN LA MAGGIORE D69 - Allegro
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CONCERTO IN LA MAGGIORE D69 - Adagio
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CONCERTO IN LA MAGGIORE D69 - Presto
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CONCERTO IN LA MAGGIORE D69 - Largo andante
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CONCERTO IN RE MAGGIORE ?LABIRINTO ARMONICO? Op. 3 n. 12 - Allegro - Capriccio
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CONCERTO IN RE MAGGIORE ?LABIRINTO ARMONICO? Op. 3 n. 12 - Largo - Presto - Adagio
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CONCERTO IN RE MAGGIORE ?LABIRINTO ARMONICO? Op. 3 n. 12 - Allegro - Capriccio
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LE GRAN TANGO
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LA CAMPANELLA
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CANTABILE
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OBLIVION
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