Carlotta Ferrari (b. 1975) — Pastorale-fantasia su temi tradizionali natalizi (2018) for organ
“Pastorale-fantasia su temi tradizionali natalizi” (2018) [Pastorale-Fantasia on Traditional Christmas Themes] is based on several familiar carols, including: “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing,” “Silent Night,” and “The First Nowell.” They are set in the style of a traditional Italian pastorale with its rustic drones and ostinati.
Carlotta Ferrari (b. 1975) is an Italian composer. Educated at the Conservatory in Milan, she has composed in many genres, developing a personal language that is concerned with the blend of past and present. Her compositions have been performed frequently around the world. Ferrari’s music appears on several CD recordings, including seven all-Ferrari organ CDs: four recorded by Carson Cooman (2014/16/18) and three by Peter Clark (2015/16/18). She served as chair of music composition at Hebei Normal University in Shijiazhuang, China and is currently professor of music composition at the European School of Economics in Florence, Italy.