As the Christmas holidays slowly approach, we
have chosen to propose a choice of presents for
those who appreciate Chiara Bertoglio’s music
In the following pages, you will find a selection
from Chiara’s books and CDs, as well as a
proposal for original musical presents.
All of Chiara’s books and CDs can be ordered
online at the best-known sellers’ or at the
publisher’s websites. However, if you wish to
receive signed copies, with optional dedications,
for yourself or for your dear ones, please write to
firstname.lastname@example.org where you’ll receive
information about shipping costs and availability.
Thank you and Merry Christmas!
New in 2018
New in 2018
«Bach & Italy vol. 1»
is a CD featuring works by Bach,
inspired by Italy, and works by
Italian composers inspired by Bach.
It is the first volume in a series
dedicated to Bach and Italy.
In this CD:
Bach/Marcello: Concerto for oboe, transcribed by Bach
Bach: Italian Concerto
Bach/Brahms: Ciaccona for the left hand alone
Bach/Busoni: Goldberg Variations
Further information, video and audio samples are available on
Bach & Italy 1 is published by Da Vinci Classics
and can be ordered online for 12,5€.
New in 2018
monumental study of the
relationships between music
and the religious
reformations of the sixteenth
century has won the RefoRC
Book Award in 2018.
To celebrate this
achievement, De Gruyter will
be issuing in the next weeks a
soft-cover edition of the
Reforming Music is published by De Gruyter and
is available in a variety of formats and pricing.
Books for Christmas
Can music be a gateway to truth?
And how can this happen? This
book explores the fascinating
narrative of the relationship
between music and faith, in
dialogue with major figures of the
Italian culture. Dante’s itinerary to
God in the Divina Commedia can
be described as a musical path; the
popularity of Verdi’s Va’, pensiero
dovetails with Italy’s recent history
and expresses the feelings and
prayers of the Istrian exiles;
the influence of Petrarch on European poetry and music is
felt in J. S. Bach’s sacred output, which also comprises his
own transcription of a Marian devotional work by Pergolesi.
Each of the four chapters of this book focuses on one of
these four leading characters of Italian history (Dante,
Petrarch, Pergolesi and Verdi), whose artistry shaped our
culture. They also created new ways to express the splendour
of truth, which transforms aesthetic enjoyment into the
contemplation of the ultimate Good, the radiant beauty of
Through Music to Truth is published by Effatà
and is available online for 14€.
Schubert: Impromptus gathers the
eight Impromptus (op. 90 and op.
142) by Franz Schubert, together
with Franz Liszt’s version of two
Mors&Vita is a musical itinerary
which poses the ultimate questions
of the human life, through the
music by Modest Mussorgskij (A
Night on the Bare Mountain and
Pictures at an Exhibition) and byi
Olivier Messiaen (excerpts from
Vingt Regards sur l’Enfant-Jésus).
Both CDs are published by Velut Luna and can be
purchased online for 13,50€ each.
If you wish to know more about
Chiara Bertoglio’s books or to see
the complete listing of her works,
To consult the complete listing of
her CD recordings,
Just for you
Books and recordings
If you wish to purchase one or more personalized
copies of Chiara’s books and CDs, with dedication
and signature, for yourself and/or for your dear
ones, please write to:
We’ll be glad to give you all information about
availability and shipping rates. Gift-wrapping can
What about a really original present? You may
request the creation of a short musical video in
which Chiara Bertoglio will perform, exclusively for
you and/or your friends, a piece from her
repertoire. She can also personalize the «gift» with a
The video will be uploaded on YouTube for ease of sharing,
but it will not be available to the general public. Only
those in possession of the link will be able to see it.
If you wish to receive information about
repertoire, costs and realization, please write to:
Chiara Bertoglio reserves the right of accepting or politely
refusing the commission depending on her schedule.