Guitar Concerto No.1

Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco

Guitar Concerto No.1 in D major

Op. 99

About this work...

In the early 1930s Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco became concerned about the situation of Jews in his native Italy. When severe purges hit the country in 1938, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, himself Jewish and a well-known figure in Italy's musical community, was quickly targeted. "I happened to be the 'pioneer,'" he wrote later. "My... read more