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ARIETTE DOLENTI
(SAD ARIETTAS)


for voice and piano
(lirics on popular texts revised by the author)
degree of difficulty of the voice's part: easy
degree of difficulty of the pianist's part: medium-easy
total duration: 20'
year of composition: 2003-2004
property of the author
WORK REGISTERED AT SIAE (Italian Authors and Publishers Association)




These four songs on Lombard texts of a folkloric derivation, called Ariette Dolenti , include Cenere fredda, Due lacrime dal cielo, Nessuno più ricorda, Storia di un pioppo. The easy vocal writing and the more complex treatment of the piano part have two goals: to consent the voice an easy intonation that serves as a preparation for non-tonal melodies, and to allow for concert performance, also thanks to a pianistic accompaniment of appreciable density.