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Gianluigi Trovesi, Gianni Coscia: Round about the Weill

On their third album of duets this Italian pair continues their assimilationist ways, masterfully adapting compositions by Kurt Weill-as well as originals drawing inspiration from the German composer-for accordion and clarinet. Considering Weill’s duality-a serious art-music composer and nonpareil craftsman of Weimar cabaret songs-he’s a fitting subject of study for Gianni Coscia and Gianluigi Trovesi, whose past duo work has made room for everything from Italian folks songs to John Lewis tunes.

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