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Goffredo Petrassi (July 16, 1904 – March 3, 2003) was a leading Italian member of the second generation of modernists. In the English-speaking world, his contemporary Luigi Dallapiccola has been better known. However, in his own country, Petrassi, who took robustly Stravinskian and Hindemithian neo-classicism as the starting point for a long, varied, creative journey that continued into the early 1980s, was just as highly regarded. After Dallapiccola's death, he became the grand old man of Italian music.

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    i thought those eyes are real. wait i'm wearing condoms not glasses.
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    Genial composer!
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    Listener #197 here. Only three years later. I guess the English speaking world really needs to get its priorities straight :|
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    #113. I'm in.
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    And growing!
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    66 ascoltatori?????????? 66 listeners?????????? only????? :-O

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