Maurizio Giri, Quaderni 6 for Harp & Electronics.




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Published on Nov 17, 2011


In the shadow of David and Pietà by Michelangelo. Florence, Accademia Gallery, November 2011. Lucia Bova performs "Quaderni 6" by Maurizio Giri for Harp & Electronic Sounds. Quaderni 6 by Maurizio Giri was composed for me for the live broadcast of electronic music on RAI Radio 3 for Art's
Birthday 2006, to which broadcasters from all across Europe were connected. In this piece Giri wanted to pay tribute to
Eric Satie, a composer who has influenced many contemporary composers including John Cage, and has contributed to
the emergence of such different twentieth century musical movements as neo-classicism, ambient music and minimalism.
Giri has made his homage with the creation of a piece he describes as "multilingual" because its different stylistic elements
merge or contrast with each other according to a strict generative structure. [Lucia Bova]
Lucia Bova is Professor of Harp at the "Niccolò Piccinni" Conservatory of Music in Bari. After completing her musical
studies in Italy, she received a French degree in harp, under the guidance of Elisabeth Fontan-Binoche, and was awarded
the Premier Prix à l'Unanimité. She is dedicated to the interpretation and research of repertoire for solo harp and harp with
ensemble with a special interest in modern and contemporary repertoire. Composers such as Mencherini, Dashow, Razzi,
Chasalow, Saylor, Ambrosini, Morricone, Giri, Sollima, Fabio Cifariello Ciardi, Bellino and Podio have all composed for her.
She works with various ensembles such as Alter Ego, Ars Ludi, PMCE and Dissonanzen. She has given concerts in
prestigious concert halls in Italy and the United States, Canada, Brazil, Poland, Spain and Germany. She has made
recordings as a soloist and in ensembles for BMG Ricordi, Universal, RAI Trade, Neuma, Capstone, Mode Records,
Bongiovanni and Label Bleu. Edizioni Suvini Zerboni recently published her book L'arpa moderna. La scrittura e la
notazione, lo strumento e il repertorio dal '500 alla contemporaneità (The modern harp. Writing and notation, the
instrument and the repertoire from the 16th century to today) which will soon be translated and distributed in the
international English language e-book format.


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