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Nostalgia for the FutureLuigi Nono's Selected Writings and Interviews$
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Luigi Nono, Angela Ida De Benedictis, and Veniero Rizzardi

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780520291195

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520291195.001.0001

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Interview with Renato Garavaglia

Interview with Renato Garavaglia

ca. 1979–80

(p.247) Excursus III Interview with Renato Garavaglia
Nostalgia for the Future
Angela Ida De Benedictis, Veniero Rizzardi
University of California Press

This chapter presents an interview with Renato Garavaglia. The interview covered a variety of topics including Nono's trip to the United States and meeting with Zubin Mehta, students, and the organization of American musical life; his relationship with Varès; his trip to Darmstadt; his study of Giovanni Gabrieli; his relationship with Bruno Maderna and his first studies with him. It also covered his writing of La fabbrica illuminata and how he spent three days with the workers of Italsider of Genoa discussing his work with them, recording their words, and the acoustic environment in which they worked. Finally, it referred to his new works, particularly a string quartet and Prometeo, and what importance writing an opera has today.

Keywords:   Luigi Nono, interview, Renato Garavaglia, Bruno Maderna, La fabbrica illuminata, opera, Prometeo

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