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Munier ❁ Adagio e Rondo ❁ Op. 176 ❁…

Op. 176 by Carlo Munier is the Adagio e Rondo. I have found a recording of this composition by a mandolin orchestra from Korea.

This piece has been composed for mandolin quartet or mandolin orchstra, but there is also a version for two mandolins and piano:

20051119 Adagio e Rondo (C.Munier)

Carlo Munier – Adagio e Rondo

2005/11/19 – Regular Concert
Soongsil University Mandolin Orchestra
Seoul, Korea

This is the beginning of the Adagio (1st mandolin):

And the beginning of the Rondo (1st mandolin):

 

Enjoy the  Adagio and Rondo by Carlo Munier!

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Carlo Munier ❉ Sweet Melancholy ❉ Douce Mélancoli ❉…

Sweet Melancholy Op. 235 is part of a collection of four pieces by Carlo Munier. This collection can be found as Nelly Album in the Nakano library.

The first two pieces have the main titles in English, with subtitles in French and Italian.

The four pieces are:

  • Sweet Melancholy ❉ Douce Mélancoli ❉ Dolce Mestizia, Romanza, Op. 235
  • Pretty Little Flower ❉ Petite Fleur Gentille ❉ Fiorillo Gentile, Schottisch, Op. 234
  • Mazurka ❉ Serenata, Op. 188
  • Valzer ❉ Cantabile, Op. 192

The first of this four pieces Dolce Mestizia as been recorded in a youtube video by the Mandolin and  Guitar Quartet Estudiantina Bergamo.

Mandolin Guitar Quartet Estudiantina Bergamo – C. Munier “Dolce mestizia”

Rassegna “I Lunedì dellEstudiantina” Suona il Quartetto Estudiantina per la Manifestazione “PIZZICANDO! – MANDOLINO E DINTORNI – Tra Barocco e Novecento” III Edizione – giugno/luglio 2011.
Omaggio a Carlo Munier nel centenario della morte (1859-1911)
“四重奏,曼陀林和吉他”
“Dolce mestizia” dalla raccolta “Nelly”
Bergamo Aula Picta, Piazza Duomo Città Alta – 11 luglio 2011
– Marina Ferrari e Chiara Perini, mandolini.
– Mario Rota, mandola.
– Michele Guadalupi, mandoloncello e chitarra.

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Sheet music avaialable in the Petrucci Library: Dolce Malinconia

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Munier – Carnevale di Venezia – Fantasia Variata for…

Carlo Munier is one of the most important composers for the mandolin of the 19th century. Munier has composed about 300 pieces for mandolin, mandolin and guitar, mandolin quartet, mandolin and piano, two mandolins, mandolin trio and more.

The works by Carlo Munier for mandolin are played frequently, and there is a great number of youtube videos available.

I plan to present the most important works in my blog and collect the posts and additional information about Carlo Munier on a special page.

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Carnevale di Venezia – Fantasia Variata – for mandolin quartet or mandolin and guitar.

Munier has composed this variations about the well known melody The Carnival of Venice for mandolin quartet.

The sheet music for this composition can be found in the Nakanao archive (for registered users).

I have found eight videos at youtube of this piece, with versions for mandolin and guitar, mandolin quintet and also with a bigger mandolin orchestra.

This is my favorite version:

Carlo Munier – Carnevale di Venezia (LIVE)

Carlo Munier’s Carnevale di Venezia for mandolin & guitar performed by Yann Pistien (guitar) and Mathieu Sarthe-Mouréou (1910 P.Vinaccia Mandolin).
Recorded live on sept 21th 2010, St-Roch Church, Paris.
Thème et Variations sur “le carnaval de Venise” de Carlo Munier pour mandoline et guitare.
Mandoline : Mathieu Sarthe-Mouréou / Guitare : Yann Pistien
mandoline P.Vinaccia de 1910.
Enregistrement live aux “mardis musicaux de St-Roch” le 21/09/2010, Eglise St-Roch, Paris 1er.

A version for mandolin quintet from Japan:

Munier – Carnivale di Venezia: NOVA Plectrum Quintet

Carlo Munier’s “Carnevale di Venezia” was played by the “NOVA Plectrum Quintet”(mandolin and guitar quintet). This video was from the live performance of Mandolin Orchestra NOVA’s yearly concert held on November 2, 2003. The members of “NOVA Plectrum Quintet” were Takashi Tomizawa(first mandolin), Masaichi Ono(second mandolin), Keiko Tomizawa(mandola), Sadato Ozawa(mandoloncello), and Masaichi Hasegawa(guitar).

Playlist Carlo Munier – Carnevale die Venezia

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLB00C8CC778C8DA25

Additional information

Website about the many versions of  Carnival of Venice: http://www.berksweb.com/users/carnival/

Elke Tober-Vogt has also composed variations about  Carnevale di Venezia for mandolin and guitar – watch the video of this:

Carnevale di Venezia, Tober-Voigt [Michele De Martino-Vincenzo Amabile]