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Luigi Dallapiccola, composer. member academics Munich, Rome, Berlin, Stockholm, Buenos Aires, Graz; member American Academy Arts and Letters, National Institute Arts and Letters, Institut de France, Royal Academy Music (England).

Background

Dallapiccola, Luigi was born on February 3, 1904 in Pisino, Istria, Austro-Hungarian Empire (now Italy). Son of Pio and Domitilla (Alberti) A.

Education

Masters degree in Piano, Conservatory of Forence, Italy, 1924, in Composition, 1931. D. Muc. honorary, University of Michigan, 1967, Durham U., 1973, Edinburgh U., 1973, U. Bologna, 1976.

Career

1 daughter, Annalibera. Teacher, Conservatory of Florence, 1934-1967. Composition teacher Berkshire Music Center, Tanglewood, Massachusetts, summers 1951, 52.

Visiting professor Queens College, 1956-1957, 59-60, University of California at Berkeley, 1962-1963. Honorary member academics Munich, Rome, Berlin, Stockholm, Buenos Aires, Graz. Member American Academy Arts and Letters, National Institute Arts and Letters, Institut de France, Royal Academy Music (England) Composer: (operas) Nightflight 1937-1939.

The Prisoner, 1944-1948, Ulysses, 1968. (ballet) Marsyas, 1942-1943, (sacred) Job, 1950. (choruses) Six Choruses by Michelangelo Buonarroti the younger 1933-1936, Songs from Captivity, 1938-1941, Songs from Liberation, 1952-1955, Requiescant, 1957-1958, Tempus Destruendi-Tempus Aedificandi, 1970-1971.

(voice, chamber orchestra) Three Laudi, 1936-1937, Greek Poems, 1942-1945, Tre Poemi, 1949, Goethe-Lieder, 1953, Cinque, Canti, 1956, Concerto per ia notte di Natale, 1956. Prayers, 1962, Parole di San Paolo, 1964, Sicut Umbra, 1970, Commiato, 1972. (orchestral works) Two Pieces for Orchestra, 1946-1947, Piccola Musica Notturna, 1954, Variations, 1954.

Tartiniana I, 1951, Tartiniana II (violin, orchestra) 1956. Dialoghi (cello, orchestra), 1960. (chamber music) Music for three pianos, 1935, Sanatina canonica (piano), 1943, Ciaccona, Intermezzo, Adagio (unaccompanied cello), 1945, Rencesvals (voice, piano), 1946, Due Studi (violin, piano), 1946-1947, Machado Songs (voice, Piano), 1948, Quaderno Musicale di Annalibera (piano), 1952-1953, Tartiniana II (violin, piano), 1955.

Author: Appunti, Incontri, Meditazioni. Address: Florence, Italy.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Appunti, Incontri, Meditazioni.

Membership

Member academics Munich, Rome, Berlin, Stockholm, Buenos Aires, Graz. Member American Academy Arts and Letters, National Institute Arts and Letters, Institut de France, Royal Academy Music (England).

Connections

Married Laura Coen Luzzatto, April.

father:
Pio A.

mother:
Domitilla (Alberti) A.

spouse:
Laura Coen Luzzatto