Azio Corghi

Azio Corghi (born 9 March 1937 in Cirié, Piedmont) is an Italian opera composer, also a teacher and musicologist. He was born at Cirié, in the Province of Turin, studied at the Turin and Milan conservatories and was a pupil of Bruno Bettinelli. In 2005 he was made a Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.[citation needed]

Selected operasEdit

Chamber musicEdit

  • Ricordando te, lontano (1963) for soprano and piano, G. Ungaretti, A. Bertolucci e S. Aleramo
  • Stereofonie x 4 (1967) for flute, cello, organo e percussion
  • Actus I (1975) for ten wind instruments
  • Actus II (1976) for viola and piano
  • Intermedi e Canzoni (1986) for solo trombone
  • Chiardiluna (1987) flute flauto and guitar
  • ...promenade (1989) for flute, clarinet, violin and cello
  • animi motus (1994) for string quartet and electronics
  • ... ça ira! (1996) piano concert studio
  • a 'nsunnari... (1998) for soprano, flute, clarinet, guitar, violin and cello
  • Syncopations (2006) for solo violin, a compulsory piece for the Paganini Award
  • "Tang'Jok-Her" (2008) for viola alone. dedicated to Anna Serova
  • Redobles y Consonancias (2018) for La Soñada (11 strings guitar) dedicated to Christian Lavernier (2018)

Notes and referencesEdit

SourcesEdit

  • Azio Corghi page at Ricordi
  • Corghi, Azio and Bramani, Lidia, Composizione musicale: colloquio con Azio Corghi, Volume 88 of Enciclopedia d'orientamento, Editoriale Jaca Book, 1995. ISBN 88-16-43088-5
  • Fearn, Raymond, Italian Opera Since 1945, Routledge, 1998, p. 42 and passim. ISBN 90-5755-002-4
  • Naxos Records, Biography: Corghi, Azio
  • Presidenza della Repubblica Italiana, Corghi Maestro Azio, Grande Ufficiale Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana