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After learning the rudiments of music from his father, in he was admitted to the Milano Conservatory, where he first studied clarinet under Romeo Orsi. In he abandoned the clarinet and began piano studies under Disma Fumagalli; two years later he embarked on studies in counterpoint and fugue under Michele Saladino. Continuing his studies in piano under Vincenzo Appiani, Pozzoli graduated in ; in he received his second diploma in composition, after studying under Vincenzo Ferroni.
Pozzoli went on to perform as a concert pianist, while also dedicating his energies to composition. In he began his teaching career as professor of solfeggio, music theory and melodic dictation at the Milano Conservatory. From then on, Pozzoli would focus his efforts on teaching and the diffusion of music culture, and went on to become a dedicated educator and theorist, although he continued as a composer and a revisor of compositions.
Among his earliest publications are three course books, Solfeggi , Parlati , and Cantati , seminal works in sung and unsung solfeggio training. As a composer, Pozzoli mainly focused on works for piano, and had a predilection for descriptive impressionist sketches based on late Romantic harmonics. This is clear in both the collections of his shorter works, including Pagine minuscole , Piccole scintille , and Sette piccoli schizzi , and in his longer works, such as Riflessi del mare , 3 characteristic pieces for piano Pozzoli also composed the oratorio La figlia di Jefte , as well as a mass for organ, motets, and several orchestral works.
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Ettore Pozzoli July 23, — November 9, was an Italian classical pianist and composer. Born in the Italian city of Seregno , Ettore Pozzoli began his career soon after he received his music diploma from the Milan Conservatory in While writing music for piano and orchestra, he started teaching at the Milan Conservatory. His works on theory and solfeggio, even nowadays considered the basis of the studies of any pianist, are known for the progressive difficulty, for harmony and counterpoint. Pozzoli died on 9 November in Seregno Italy , where, since , an international piano contest in his honour takes place organized by the City. The International Ettore Pozzoli Piano Competition , for tradition and amount of prize, is one of the oldest and most prestigious piano competitions in the world, taking place in Seregno , Italy , since and held every 2 years. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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