Saturday, 31 December 2016
More Gianni Fallabrino: Musical Images N°1 [year unknown, early 70s] + Music for Brass + Happy New Year to all!
More modern classical music along the lines of the Musicali from before, with piano accompanying various woodwind or brass instruments, but unfortunately, not everyone playing together. Here compositions are a little too baroquely classical to really have much bite unfortunately, being equivalent to time machine transport back into the 19th century perhaps, or maybe XC years before. The staccato style of old European music in particular really starts to grate (did their old folk dances involve a lot of spastic jumping or something?) as it did when my dad used to force me to listen to Haydn's execrable dung-beetle-beloved Surprise Symphony along with the comment that rock music would never stand the test of time. Considering that test of time for musical arts today is something on the order of a kindergarten-level education plus a preteen's use of creatively assembled swear words, I think my poor old dad was wrong-- on many levels...
First track, called Romantico Minuetto: