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A recording which aims to set the record straight about Italian composer Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

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Pergolesi’s Fortune: Authentic and Spurious Works for Keyboard
Marco Sollini, piano

The Italian composer Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710-1736) was so famous that even after his untimely death, the demand for his music continued to be huge. As a result, some unscrupulous publishers put Pergolesi’s name on works by other composers. This caused a great deal of confusion over the years. Which works are actually by Pergolesi and which are spurious? This recording aims to set the record straight. Italian pianist Marco Sollini performs.

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The Classical Team
The Classical Team
Published on 08.01.2018

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