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Balilla Pratella: Musica Futurista

Disenchanted with Opera-dominated Italy, Italian composer Balilla Pratella took a different approach to composing and performance. In 1910 he joined the futurist movement and wrote ‘The Manifesto of Futurist Musicians ‘. Pratella’s manifesto was both unconventional and controversial at the … Continue reading

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