CGC 050 : Diana Castelnuovo-Tedesco

//CGC 050 : Diana Castelnuovo-Tedesco

CGC 050 : Diana Castelnuovo-Tedesco

Diana Castelnuovo-Tedesco is the granddaughter of composer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. For several years now she has committed herself to making her grandfather’s music more available especially to performers of the maestro’s music. Along with Edizioni Curci she has organized to publish many of Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s unpublished works and continues to champion his music and his legacy.



Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra (Op. 99). Andres Segovia, guitar; New London Orchestra.

Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Clarinet Sonata (Op. 128), I. Andante con Moto. Sergio Bosi, clarinet; Riccardo Bartoli, piano.

Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Romancero Gitano (Op. 152), Baile. Fabio Zanon, guitar; Coro Cervantes led by Carlos Fernandez Aransay.

Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Prelude and Fugue, E Major. SoloDuo guitars.


2017-08-27T15:09:02+00:005 Comments


  1. Daniel Corr August 30, 2017 at 9:16 pm - Reply

    Thank you so much Simon for organizing this excellent interview and of course to Diana for her tremendous insights!

  2. Linda Tsardakas September 1, 2017 at 9:10 pm - Reply

    Thank you Simon for another wonderful podcast. It’s always interesting to learn background information on composers. I think it is very special, too, that Castellonuevo-Tedesco’s granddaughter has made it her prioritiy to preserve his legacy.

  3. Mark Campbell September 3, 2017 at 8:48 pm - Reply

    Wonderful interview Simon. Thank you for bringing this composer to life for me!

  4. James Huckson October 10, 2017 at 11:53 pm - Reply

    Great interview, Simon! As soon it was finished I saw Segovia play the third movement of the opus 99. I will checking out other works from Castellonuevo-Tedesco today. Thanks for the inspiration!

  5. Drew Burgess October 14, 2017 at 10:49 pm - Reply

    Thank you Simon and Diana,

    Very insightful. Diana’s thoughts at the end of the segment concerning artists and staying true to one’s vision is an inspiration!

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