— — Classical By Francesco Basanisi, Leonardo Micucci, and Roberto Mansueto. By Rhene-Emmanuel Baton. Classical. Brilliant Classics #BRI95554. Published by Brilliant Classics (NX.BRI95554). Price: $12.00
Anaman to Sutarine, for 4 Sib trumpets and 2 trombones. 1972 – Epopea di un seminario: Fondazione, Omaggio ai defunti (Requiem)
Memorie. for 14 wind instruments, soloist organ. 3 keyboards, percussions, female vocal quartet, tenor, treble voices choir, and four-mixed-voices choir. 1987, composed on the occasion of the IV centenary of Vittorio Veneto episcopal Seminary foundation-Soama tu Dioto Sueman
“Ricercare” for 4 wood-wind instruments, 4 brass-wind instruments, vibraphone, xylophone, percussions and two pianos, written on the occasion of the final performance at the end of the academic year 1974-1975, by Vicenza Conservatory composition students (on a smaller scale, a version fur 4 wood-wind instruments. 2 trumpets and 2 trombones was also produced)
Suite, for brass-wind instruments and organ (ensemble pieces from various oratorios: Massimiliano M. Kolbe
Passio Domini nostri Jesu Christi, Exodus and Resurrection Domini nostri Jesu Christi)
He was born in Farra di Soligo in 1925. He studied philosophy and theology at Vittorio Veneto episcopal seminary. and he was ordained priest in 1950. He studied music under the direction of Luigi Mantegani, (Pre-polyphonic Music and Gregorian Chant), Luigi Pavan (Piano), Gabriele Bianchi (Harmony), Dino Coltreo (Counterpoint and Fugue). and Wolfango Dalla Vecchia (Composition), and he took his Piano Diploma at Udine Conservatory in 1958, and his Composition Diploma at Venice Conservatory in 1964. He taught harmony and counterpoint at Vicenza Conservatory (1970-1977). and harmony, fugue and composition at Ferrara (1980-1983). and Venice (1977-1980, 1984-1985) Conservatories. He conducts the San Gallo Choir in Soligo. He used to be Pieve di Soligo hospital chaplain (1960-1980). and since 1980 he is chaplain at Pieve di Soligo elderly people house, where he is currently living. In 1966 he was awarded a Levi” prize in Venice, and in 1969 a “F. Michele Napolitano” prize in Naples. The most important part of his production is represented by some oratorios, a series of pieces demanding a great deal of effort in their composition, and inspired to biblical or liturgical ideas. These scores are usually performed by the following instrumental and vocal ensembles: symphony orchestra with soloist organ, several keyboards, magnetic tape, four mixed-voices choir, treble voices choir, female vocal quartet and other soloists. The oratories he has so far composed are the following: Tenerissima valle, for poems by Andrea Zanzotto (1980), Passio Domini nostri Jesu Christi (1981), Resurrectio Domini nostri Jesu Christi (1984), Cantico dei Cantici (1985), Massimiliano M. Kolbe. Vita, morte e glorificazione (1986), Exodus (1991), e Fra Claudio scultore per obbedienza (1994). He has also composed sacred music. pieces for orchestra, and for choir orchestra, a theatre piece. chamber music, lyrics, and organ and piano music.