Giancarlo Gazzani

Was born in Rome 1941. He studied trombone, composition and orchestra conducting. He was then a student at the “Accademia Musicale Chigiana” of Siena, where he studied orchestra conducting, reading and harmonizing with Hermann Scherchen and Bruno Rigacci; following this he studied with Franco Ferrara and Daniele Paris. From 1967 - 69 he was orchestra director for R.C.A. (sound-track) and he directed, for the “Ente Autonomo del Teatro Comunale” in Bologna the first performance in Europe of “Jazz Mass” by Lalo Schifrin. In this period he also took part, directing an orchestra, in a festival dedicated to Gershwin which was held in Venice. From 1970 he has directed the “Orchestra Ritmo-Sinfonica of the R.A.I.” in Rome, recording for radio, television and cinema productions. He has composed many pieces, sound tracks and arrangements for wind orchestra. For many years he has collaborated with “Radio Stoccarda” writing for Erwin Lehen. Having taught in the “G. Verdi” Conservatory since 1979, he has been able to create a greate number of performances and concerts directing a lot of new young orchestras. From 1994, besides his activities as orchestra director, he has held seminars for the school of “Alto Perfezionamento musicale” of Saluzzo, near Turin.
Composizioni
Titolo Audio Pdf Diff Durata
CARTOLINA DA CUBA
3 3'50''
CARTOLINA DA CUBA
2 3'53''
NEW OLD BOUNCE
2,5 3'20''
NEW OLD BOUNCE
2 3'17''
PRESERVATION SPECIAL
4 3'00''
PRESERVATION SPECIAL
3 3'04''
Arrangiamenti
Titolo Compositore Audio Pdf Diff Durata
ADESTE FIDELES Traditional
3 4'40''
ADESTE FIDELES (SATB choir set) Traditional
No
BLUES IN PARIS George Gershwin
3 3'16
CANTIQUE DE NOEL Adolphe Adam
3 6'00
CANTIQUE DE NOEL (SATB choir) Adolphe Adam
No 6'00
CHERNOMOR'S MARCH Michail Ivanovic Glinka
3 4'40
CORAZÓN ESPINADO F. Sierra
3 2'48
CUBAN SOUND Various
3,5 6'00
CUBAN SOUND Various
3,5 6'00
DANCE MACABRE Camille Saint-Saëns
4,5 7'50
DIES IRAE, excerpts from ''Requiem'' Giuseppe Verdi
4,5 6'31''
DIES IRAE, excerpts from ''Requiem'' (Choir set) Giuseppe Verdi
No
FEELING GOOD A. Newley, L. Bricusse
3 3'05
FUNICULI' FUNICULA' Luigi Denza
3 2'10''
GEORGIA ON MY MIND H. Carmichael
3 4'20''
GLORIA IN EXCELSIS DEO Traditional
2,5 2'40
GLORIA IN EXCELSIS DEO (SATB choir) Traditional
No 2'40
HIGHLIGHTS FROM CHICAGO J. Kander
3,5 8'00''
INNO NAZIONALE ITALIANO M. Novaro - G. Mameli
No 2'00''
INNO NAZIONALE ITALIANO (Choir set) M. Novaro - G. Mameli
No
JINGLE BELLS J. Pierpont
3 2'23''
LA MALAGUEÑA Elpidio Ramirez
3 3'20
LA MALAGUEÑA Elpidio Ramirez
3 3'20
LATIN COCKTAIL Various
3 6'20
LOUIS ARMSTRONG'S LEGEND Various
4 10'50''
MARCHE MILITAIRE Peter I. Tchaikowsky
3 3'00
MINNIE THE MOOCHER Cab Calloway, Irving Mills, Clarence Gaskill
3 3'30
MINNIE THE MOOCHER Cab Calloway, Irving Mills, Clarence Gaskill
3 3'30
MODUGNO FOREVER D. Modugno
3 6'20''
MRS. HENDERSON PRESENTS Various
3,5 9'00
ORO LATINO Various
3 4'58''
PEREZ PRADO Perez Prado
3,5 7'00''
ROCK & ROLL PLANET Various
3 5'20
SANTANA, a Portrait Various
3 7'03''
SONG OF INDIA Tommy Dorsey, Red Bone
3,5 3'50
SONGS FROM GERSHWIN G. Gershwin
3,5 8'20
STILLE NACHT Franz Gruber
3 4'30''
STILLE NACHT (SATB choir set) Franz Gruber
No
SUMMERTIME G. Gershwin
2,5 3'11''
THE BAN ON LOVE or The Novice from Palermo Richard Wagner
4,5 9'17''
THE RIDE OF THE VALKYRIES R. Wagner
4 5'40
TORNA A SORRENTO Ernesto De Curtis
3 3'20
TORNA A SORRENTO Ernesto De Curtis
3 3'20
TRIUMPHAL MARCH FROM TARPEJA Ludwig van Beethoven
3 2'50