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Gian Carlo Menotti, Composer
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Gian Carlo Menotti was born on 7 July 1911, in Cadegliano, Italy. At the age of 7, under the guidance of his mother, he began to compose songs, and four years later he wrote the words and music of his first opera, The Death of Pierrot. In 1923 he began his formal musical training at the Verdi Conservatory in Milan. Following the death of his father, his mother took him to the United States, where he was enrolled at Philadelphia's Curtis Institute of Music. There he completed his musical studi...
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Menotti: Ricercare and Toccata on a theme from "Old Maid and the Thief"
Recording Date: Tue 8 Apr 2014
Ricercare and Toccata on a theme from "Old Maid and the Thief" (8:34) N/A
Menotti: The Old Maid and the Thief
Conductor: David Zinman
Recording Date: Thu 25 Oct 1990
The Old Maid and the Thief (3:00) N/A
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