FRANCESCO CILEA (1866-1950): Piano Trio in D, Cello Sonata in D, Canto in D Minor for Violin and Piano, Theme and Variations for Violin and Piano.
Catalogue Number: 04P050
Label: Brilliant Classics
Description: Very appealing youthful works from 1886 and 1888, the trio (19 min.) and sonata (17 min.) are full of a cantabile lyricism and bright cheerfulness in their faster movements. The coupling are later works in the same vein from 1931-32 originally written with orchestral accompaniment. Ilaria Cusano (violin), Jacopo Di Tonno (cello), Domenico Codispoti (piano).