Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini

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Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini, 2012

Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini (7 October 1929 – 11 July 2017), was an Italian organist, harpsichordist, musicologist and composer. He was born in Bologna. He has conducted studies in music classes organ, piano and composition with Riccardo Nielsen to Conservatory of Bologna and Paris Conservatory (in the class of Marcel Dupré).

Career[change | change source]

Tagliavini made numerous recordings received several awards including the "Prize of the Italian discography", the "Schallplattenpreis Phono-Akademie der Deutschen," the distinction "Choc de la musique" for the CD made with Liuwe Tamminga organs of San Petronio and dedicated to Andrea Gabrieli and Giovanni Gabrieli, the "Premio Antonio Vivaldi" and the "Premio Massimo Mila".

Death[change | change source]

Tagliavini died on 11 July 2017 in Bologna of respiratory arrest at the age of 87.[1]

Discography[change | change source]

  • 1991 – Andrea and Giovanni Gabrieli, Gli organi della Basilica di San Petronio, with Liuwe Tamminga (Tactus)
  • 1991 – Maestri Padani e Fiamminghi. Gli organi storici della Basilica di San Petronio in Bologna, with Liuwe Tamminga (Tactus)
  • 1993 – Giuseppe Gherardeschi, Messa per organo, with the Corale S. Michele Arcangelo di Corsanico (Fonè)
  • 1996 – Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini and his collection of harpsichords (Ermitage)
  • 2004 – L'organo Gaetano Callido (La Bottega Discantica)

More reading[change | change source]

  • Studi sui testi della cantate sacre di J. S. Bach, Padova-Kassel 1956
  • La situazione degli antichi organi in Italia: problemi di censimento e di tutela, in collaborazione con Oscar Mischiati (in "L'organo" 1969)
  • Note introduttive alla storia del temperamento in Italia (in "L'organo" 1980)
  • J.S.Bach Musik in Italien im 18. und 19. Jahrhundert (in AA.VV., Bachiana et alia musicologica: Festschrift A. Dürr, Kassel, 1983)
  • Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini in "Dizionario Enciclopedico Universale della Musica e dei Musicisti", Torino 1988
  • E. Darbellay, Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini in "The New Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians", Londra 1980

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