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Alison Stephens - Raffaele Calace

By Mandolin Cafe
September 18, 2007 - 10:00 am

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Alison Stephens - Calace Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 for Mandolin and Piano

Alison Stephens - Calace Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 for Mandolin and Piano

Alison Stephens is joined by Steven Devine on piano for the two concertos, op. 113 & 144 of Raffaele Calace (1863-1934) in their original format and three concert solos: Rapsodia Napoletana, op. 66; Polonese, op. 36; Danza dei Nani, op. 43.

Selections:
Concerto No. 1, op, 113 - R. Calace
1st Mvt - Marziale -
2nd Mvt - Largo Tranquillo -
3rd Mvt - Rondo -
Concerto No. 2, op. 144 - R. Calace
1st Mvt - Maestoso -
2nd Mvt - Largo Mesto -
3rd Mvt - Allegro non Troppo -
Rapsodia Napoletana, op. 66 - R. Calace
Polonese, op. 36 - R. Calace
Danza Dei Nani, op. 43 - R. Calace

Alison Stephens is arguably the leading exponent of the classical mandolin in the UK. She was the first graduate of mandolin from Trinity College of Music, London, and was appointed as a teacher upon graduation, a post she still holds.

Alison has played across the UK and has toured extensively across the Far and Middle East; Australia, South Africa, across Europe and in USA.

Genre: Classical
Label: Naxos 8.570434
Released: August 28, 2007
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