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Vittorio Monti

Vittorio Monti (6 January 1868 – 20 June 1922) was an Italian composer, violinist, mandolinist and conductor. His most famous work is his Csárdás, written around 1904 and played by almost every gypsy orchestra.

Monti was born in Naples, where he studied violin and composition at the Conservatorio di San Pietro a Majella. Around 1900 he received an assignment as the conductor for the Lamoureux Orchestra in Paris, where he wrote several ballets and operettas, for example, Noël de Pierrot. He also wrote a method for mandolin Petite Méthode pour Mandoline, 98049, in which he included some of his own works, Perle Brillante, Dans Una Gondola, and Au Petit Jour. There were also works by F. Paolo Tosti.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 6th, 1868 (Naples), Died June 20th, 1922 (Paris;Naples)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-26314 10-in. 4/24/1922 Csardas Grigori Matusewitz Concertina solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-34459 10-in. 2/8/1926 Gondellied Marchetti Zither Trio Instrumental trio composer  
Victor BAVE-60949 10-in. Sept. 1931 Il natale di Pierrot : Allegro Orquesta Argentina Víctor de Salón Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-60950 10-in. Sept. 1931 Il natale di Pierrot : Allegro Orquesta Argentina Víctor de Salón Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-60951 10-in. Sept. 1931 Il natale di Pierrot : Andantino Orquesta Argentina Víctor de Salón Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-60952 10-in. Sept. 1931 Il natale di Pierrot : Largo Orquesta Argentina Víctor de Salón Instrumental ensemble composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Monti, Vittorio," accessed September 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103227.

Monti, Vittorio. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103227.

"Monti, Vittorio." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 September 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103227

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