Virgilio Ranzato (7 May 1883, Venice – 20 April 1937, Como) played violin at the conservatory in Venice, and was for a time leader of the orchestra of La Scala, Milan. He was an accomplished soloist, and chamber musician in his own right, and also worked as a conductor. He later turned mainly to composition, writing an opera, Campane di guerra, performed at Milan in 1933, as well as a number of operettas.
d’Ambrosio – Canzonetta
Mascagni – Cavalleria Rusticana – Intermezzo
Virgilio Ranzato, violin with piano
Zonophone The Twin Serial 464
Matrices 7129b, 7131b (X-47907, 47906)
Recorded 1905, Milan