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Guido Guerrini
1890 - 1965
Italy
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G. Guerrini
Guido Guerrini (12/09/1890 - 13/06/1965), an Italian composer and teacher of composition at the Parma Conservatory, born in Faenza, died in Rome.
Source:Grove's dictionary of music and musicians
Missa pro defunctis ‘alla memoria di G. Marconi’
Period:Expressionism
Composed in:1939
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
In memory of:Guglielmo Marconi
This requiem is for soli, mixed choir and orchestra and written in memory of Guglielmo Marconi (1874-1937), inventor of the radio.
Requiem settings from the 20th century are remarkable for their range and variety. Those that continue the ‘symphonic’ manner of the previous century include the settings by Maliszewski (1930), G.F. Malipiero (1938), Guido Guerrini (Missa pro defunctis ‘alla memoria di G. Marconi’, 1938/1939), Sutermeister (1952), Virgil Thomson (1960) and Frank Martin (1971/1972).
Author:Steven Chang-Lin Yu
Notable contributors to the 20th-century repertory are Bresgen, Duruflé, Guerrini, Karg-Elert, Ligeti, Lutoslawski, Maliszewski, Sutermeister, Thompson, Thomson, Zandonai and Zanella.
Author:James W. Pruett
Source:The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
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G. Marconi
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