Monday, June 1, 2015

DVD of the Month - "Carlos Franzetti & Allison Brewster Franzetti: Circo de Arrabal"

DVD of the Month
Carlos Franzetti & Allison Brewster Franzetti: "Circo de Arrabal" (Amapola Records AR 9814) 2014
Rating: ***** (musical performance & sonic quality)

Produced by Lorenz Russo
Composed & Arranged Carlos Franzetti
"Circo de Arrabal" is a musical depiction of the Commedia dell'arte characters Pierrot, Colombine, Harlequin and Pantaloon. The orchestra tells the story through music, interwined with conversations between Carlos & Allison Franzetti.

Recorded live @ Cafe Vinilo (Buenos Aires, Argentina) on October 25, 2012
Recording Engineer: Florencio Justo
Mixed by Florencio Justo & Cheche Ordoñez
Directed, Edited & Mastered by Cheche Ordoñez
Illustration: Mariana Franzetti
Art Direction: Christopher Drukker

Featuring: Carlos Franzetti (piano & conductor), Allison Brewster Franzetti (piano & conductor), Nestor Marconi (bandoneon), Fernando Suarez Paz (solo violin), Leonardo Suarez Paz (solo violin), Ricardo Lew (guitar), Juan Gentilini (guitar), Mariano Rey (clarinet), Marcelo Mancuso (flute), Miguel Angelo Bertero (first violin), Carlos Sanguino (second violin), Washington Williman (viola), Nestor Tedesco (cello), Juan Pablo Navarro (bass), Olga Suarez Paz & Leonardo Suarez Paz (dancers).

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