Paganiniana by Alfredo Casella

  • Casella, Alfredo: 'Paganiniana'

    Born in Turin Italy July 25, 1883. He started piano at four years of age,
    his mother's pupil. In 1896 he studied with Faure in Paris at the
    Conservatory. He toured Europe as a pianist. In October of 1921 he debuted
    in the USA with the Philadelphia Orchestra as composer, conductor and
    soloist. He was conductor of the Boston Pops from 1927 to 1929. He
    returned to Italy in 1938 where he remained until his death in Rome on
    March 5, 1947. His many compositions include 'Paganiniana' on themes by
    Paganini composed for the 100th anniversary of the Vienna PO in 1942.

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