CAMILLO TOGNI (1922-1993): Complete Piano Music, Vol. 4 - Serenatas No. 2, Op. 11, No. 4, Op. 15 and No. 5, Op. 18, Suite, Op. 14a, 4 Pezzi, Op. 22, Valzer (ad usum Lyae).
Catalogue Number: 03T061
Description: In the period 1940-44 covered here we see the independent and fiercely progressive Togni rethinking elements of twelve-tone technique, chromatic harmonies and lyrical impulses. The result was a unique synthesis of competing styles reflected in the inner diary of his Serenatas. The imposing No. 2 is a complex nocturne and the companion works are both meditative and lively. His fondness for the music of Casella is reflected in the Baroque-tinged Suite, Op. 14a while Busoni haunts the attractive Pezzi. Aldo Orvieto (piano).