Albinoni, Tomaso; Adagio

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Albinoni, Tomaso; Adagio

Postby Denian Arcoleo » Fri Apr 04, 2008 7:43 pm

Hi everyone,

Here's my attempt at a timeless classic from the Baroque period. Many thanks to jimmyblues for supplying the pdf here:

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=27411

I also made a video of this (different performance) which you can see here if you're interested:

http://www.vimeo.com/867478

All the best

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Re: Albinoni, Tomaso; Adagio

Postby Vesuvio » Fri Apr 04, 2008 8:34 pm

Hello Denian,

Yes, timeless—thank you very much for playing and recording this so beautifully for us all to enjoy,

Best wishes, V :) :merci:
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Re: Albinoni, Tomaso; Adagio

Postby GeoffB » Fri Apr 04, 2008 10:20 pm

Hi Denian,

Thank you. This is one of my favourite pieces of music. Very nice arrangement, beautifully and movingly played.

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Re: Albinoni, Tomaso; Adagio

Postby owl » Fri Apr 04, 2008 10:45 pm

Oh gosh Denian... I love this piece, and you play it so beautifully
Just a lovely expressive rendition... thank you so much

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Re: Albinoni, Tomaso; Adagio

Postby Denian Arcoleo » Fri Apr 04, 2008 10:58 pm

Thanks for the comments-always much appreciated. I'll have a go at making a video of it this Sunday and I'll put it on youtube. :) The severe compression necessary to make a file this size fit the 8mb Delcamp limit results in the sound being ruined. :cry:

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Re: Albinoni, Tomaso; Adagio

Postby owl » Fri Apr 04, 2008 11:56 pm

Denian Arcoleo wrote:I'll have a go at making a video of it this Sunday and I'll put it on youtube. :) The severe compression necessary to make a file this size fit the 8mb Delcamp limit results in the sound being ruined. :cry:


Thank you Denian, that's great... I so love this piece :D
I know how frustrating it is to have to compress so heavily... but we hope for the best :roll:
YouTube is a good option for videos

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Re: Albinoni, Tomaso; Adagio

Postby camytay » Sat Apr 05, 2008 7:22 am

Great to hear how well this amazing piece works on guitar. Beautifully played, thanks for posting.

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Re: Albinoni, Tomaso; Adagio

Postby Vesuvio » Sat Apr 05, 2008 8:12 am

Hello Denian,

Denian Arcoleo wrote:...I'll have a go at making a video of it this Sunday and I'll put it on youtube...


Thank you for sharing your work with us, I am looking forward to your video,

All the best, V :)
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Re: Albinoni, Tomaso; Adagio

Postby Denian Arcoleo » Sat Apr 05, 2008 9:01 am

Apparently this piece isn't by Albinoni and was in fact composed in the 20thC!! I looked up Albinoni's Adagio on Wikipedia and found that:

Adagio in G minor for strings and organ is a piece composed by Remo Giazotto(1910-1998) while supposedly based on a fragment from a Sonata in G minor by Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni which was found amongst the ruins of the old Saxon State Library, Dresden, after it was firebombed by the Allies during World War II. The Adagio was first published in 1958.

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Re: Albinoni, Tomaso; Adagio

Postby Vesuvio » Sat Apr 05, 2008 9:10 am

Hello Denian,

Denian Arcoleo wrote:...The Adagio was first published in 1958...


I would never have imagined that! Besides, I thought José de Azpiazu was a nineteenth century composer/arranger,

Best wishes, V :?
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Re: Albinoni, Tomaso; Adagio

Postby pogmoor » Sat Apr 05, 2008 9:19 am

Vesuvio wrote: I thought José de Azpiazu was a nineteenth century composer/arranger

I believe Jose de Azpiazu was born in 1912 and died in 1986. I suspect this makes him a 20th century composer and arranger :?
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Re: Albinoni, Tomaso; Adagio

Postby Denian Arcoleo » Sat Apr 05, 2008 9:41 am

If Aspiazu was born 1912 and died 1986, then there's nothing to suspect, he was a 20thC composer and arranger :?
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Re: Albinoni, Tomaso; Adagio

Postby wolfgang » Sat Apr 05, 2008 9:47 am

Denian Arcoleo wrote:If Aspiazu was born 1912 and died 1986, then there's nothing to suspect, he was a 20thC composer and arranger :?


Therefore the copyright issue needs to be taken into consideration as well :(
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Re: Albinoni, Tomaso; Adagio

Postby Vesuvio » Sat Apr 05, 2008 10:00 am

Hello Wolfgang,

wolfgang wrote:...Therefore the copyright issue needs to be taken into consideration as well :(


Yes, I guess so. The best of intentions but...

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Re: Albinoni, Tomaso; Adagio

Postby Denian Arcoleo » Sat Apr 05, 2008 10:03 am

Didn't think of that!
I recorded it yesterday thinking of it as a piece by Albinoni and then, this morning,( after a little digging prompted by the headings on the score), I discover this story which is filed in Wikipedia under the heading 'musical hoaxes'.
Wolfgang, maybe we should ask JFD whether he thinks I should withdraw it.It does seem a rather peculiar case.
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