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Examples of "contiguglia"
Richard and John Contiguglia (born 13 April 1937) are American classical duo pianists with a worldwide reputation, who consistently attract superlatives from critics.
Her protégés included Clive Lythgoe and Richard and John Contiguglia and Leah (Celine) Benatar (Leah Labos) between 1941 and 1944, a noted linguist, cryptanalyst and Egyptologist. She was a teacher of Stephen Kovacevich (then known as Stephen Bishop).
Contiguglia has played, coached, and managed soccer at several different levels. He ran for President of U.S. Soccer in 1984, but lost to Werner Fricker. He served as President of U.S. Youth Soccer from 1990 to 1996.
Contiguglia was born in New York City and raised on Long Island. He later became a resident of Colorado, He earned an undergraduate degree at Columbia University, majoring in zoology with a minor in English. He earned a medical degree at the SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, and became a nephrologist.
Fox began studying music at the Horace Mann School under pianist John Contiguglia and conductor and composer Johannes Somary. He went on to study Music and Russian at Dartmouth College, graduating as a Senior Fellow with High Honors, and continued his studies at the Royal Academy of Music, London, where he received an MMus degree with Distinction along with three of the institution's awards: the Sir Thomas Armstrong Prize, the Peter Le Huray Award and the Alan Kirby Prize.
The Contiguglia brothers are identical twins. They were born in Auburn, New York, of Italian immigrant parents, who already had five children including another set of twins. They were playing duets by the age of 5. At age 12, in the midst of a solo piano recital by Percy Grainger, they performed some piano-duo pieces. After that concert, Grainger presented them with signed copies of some of his two-piano scores. They have since championed Grainger's music in concert and on record.
In June 2002, the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) announced it expressed interest to offer a bid for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Robert Contiguglia was confident that the United States can put together a very strong bid. The United States hosted the 1994 FIFA World Cup, as well as the 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup and 2003 FIFA Women's World Cup. The United States attempted to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, but lost out to Qatar.
S. Robert "Bob" Contiguglia (born September 14, 1941) served as President of the United States Soccer Federation from 1998 to 2006. Among his achievements as President of U.S. Soccer were successfully hosting the 1999 Women's World Cup, convincing FIFA to relocate the 2003 Women's World Cup to the United States after the original plans to host it in China fell through, the U.S. women's team winning gold at the 2004 Athens Olympics, and hiring Bruce Arena as coach for the United States men's national team.
In 1834, Franz Liszt wrote his "" ("Grand Concert Piece on Mendelssohn's Songs Without Words") for 2 pianos. This was based on songs 1–3 of Book I, Op. 19b. Liszt and a student, Mlle. Vial, started to play it in Paris on 9 April 1835 but Liszt became ill during the performance. Ferruccio Busoni planned to play it in London with Egon Petri, but died before the plan could be realised. It was finally first performed in full by Richard and John Contiguglia at the 1984 Holland Liszt Festival in Utrecht.
Victor Babin also composed a Concerto for Two Pianos, which is in the repertoire of the Contiguglia brothers, "Variations on a Theme of Purcell" (cello and piano), "Hillandale Waltzes" (8 waltz movements on a theme by Johann Nepomuk Hummel, clarinet and piano), a song cycle "Beloved Stranger", chamber music, as well as arrangements for two pianos of Stravinsky's "Tango" and the Waltz from Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin". His other works included a Capriccio for orchestra, a "Konzertstück" for violin and orchestra, a string quartet, a Sonata-Fantasia for cello and piano, the solo piano works "Fantasia, Aria and Capriccio" and "Deux Mouvements dansantes", and for two pianos, he wrote Six Studies, "Three Fantasies on Old Themes", and "Three March Rhythms".
The brothers Contiguglia have rediscovered, performed and recorded a number of unusual and forgotten works from the duo-piano repertoire, including all the Schubert duets and duos. They gave the New York premiere of Max Bruch's Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in A flat minor. Other modern-day premiere performance or world premiere recordings include Bartók's Suite for Two Pianos, Op. 4b, and Liszt's two-piano or piano duo versions of his operatic fantasies on "Norma", "Don Giovanni" and "La sonnambula". There was also Liszt's unpublished "Grosses Konzertstück über Mendelssohns "Lieder ohne Worte"", premiered in the Netherlands. Other unusual repertoire includes Mozart's Concerto for Three Pianos and Orchestra in Mozart's own arrangement for two pianos and orchestra; and Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana" for two pianos, percussion, chorus and soloists. They are possibly the first duo ever to devote an entire program to Bartók's complete works for two pianos.