Publication's Style: Soft Cover - Score and Parts Giovanni Bolzoni (1841-1919)
Level of Difficulty: Intermediate
General Description: Classical Guitar Quartets
Catalog Number: 74415
Giovanni Bolzoni was an Italian composer and violinist, Born in Parma, Bolzoni studied at the Parma Conservatory. He was the violinist in an orchestra in Savona, then after six years became its concertmaster and conductor. This was followed by three years in Perugia as conductor and director of the Istituto Morlacchi. In 1887, he became director of the Istituto Musicale, concertmaster at the Teatro Regio and of the Concerti Popolari.
Bolzoni was the long-time director of the conservatory of music in Turin. In 1884, he conducted the premiere of the revised version of Puccini's opera Le Villi. In 1893, the future avant-garde composer Edgard Varèse (1883-1965) had his first real music lessons with Bolzoni.