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Title: Appreciation : Maestro Professor Joseph Vella (1942-2018)
Authors: Briguglio, Lino
Keywords: Vella, Joseph, 1942-2018
Composition (Music) -- Malta -- Gozo
Conductors (Music) -- Malta -- Gozo
Issue Date: 2019
Publisher: University of Malta. Gozo Campus
Citation: Briguglio, L. (2019). Appreciation: Maestro Professor Joseph Vella (1942-2018). The Gozo Observer, 40, 32-33.
Abstract: Mro Vella (born 9th January 1942, died 25th February 2018) was a highly successful music composer and conductor. He became the first Maltese citizen to graduate Bachelor of Music, from the University of Durham, UK and continued his studies in London, Venice and Siena, particularly with Franco Donadoni in Composition and Franco Ferrara in Conducting. His first major composition presented to the public was an orchestral suite Three Mood Pieces op 4 at the Manoel Theatre, Valletta in 1958. Together with Verena Maschat, he set up the School of Music in Valletta in 1972. In 1994 he was appointed Associate Professor of Music at the University of Malta.
Appears in Collections:The Gozo Observer - Issue 40, Summer 2019
The Gozo Observer - Issue 40, Summer 2019

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