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Chailly, Luciano

Raffaele Pozzi

in Oxford Music Online

Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630 | DOI:

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(b Ferrara, Jan 19, 1920; d Milan, Dec 24, 2002). Italian composer. He took diplomas in violin (Ferrara, 1941) and composition (Milan, 1945, under Renzo Bossi), as well as gaining a degree in literature at the University of Bologna. He took part in Votto’s conducting course and attended Hindemith’s postgraduate composition classes in Salzburg in 1948. In addition to being music advisor to RAI (1951–67), he held a number of posts as advisor or artistic director in various Italian musical institutions: La Scala (1968–71; 1977), the Teatro Regio in Turin (1972), the Teatro Angelicum in Milan (1973–5), the Verona Arena (1975–6) and the Teatro Comunale dell’Opera, Genoa (1983). He taught at the conservatories in Perugia and Milan, in the latter as lecturer in composition (1969–83). His first compositions reveal his attachment to a neo-classical idiom, somewhat influenced by Hindemith, as in the contrapuntal linearity of his ...

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Subjects: Contemporary Music

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