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Suite No. 3 (1932)
Suite No. 3 was composed in 1932. It differs from the previous two suites in being arranged for strings only and somewhat melancholy in overall mood. It is based on lute songs by Besard, a piece for baroque guitar by Ludovico Roncalli, and lute pieces by Santino Garsi da Parma and additional anonymous composers.
- Italiana (Anonymous: Italiana (Fine sec.XVI) – Andantino)
- Arie di corte (Jean-Baptiste Besard: Arie di corte (Sec.XVI) – Andante cantabile – Allegretto – Vivace – Slow with great expression – Allegro vivace – Vivacissimo – Andante cantabile)
- Siciliana (Anonymous: Siciliana (Fine sec.XVI) – Andantino)
- Passacaglia (Lodovico Roncalli: Passacaglia (1692) – Maestoso – Vivace)
Seiji Ozawa (小澤 征爾 Ozawa Seiji September 1, 1935?) is a Japanese conductor, particularly noted for his interpretations of large-scale late Romantic works. He is most known for his work as music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and principal conductor of the Vienna State Opera.