Commedia Lazzi. (for guitar). By Edward Cowie. For guitar. This edition: ED 12080. Guitar/Plucked Instruments. Composed 1980. 20 pages. Duration 17 minutes. Published by Schott Music (SD.49030266).
This work is the fourth of a set of pieces composed after the opera 'Commedia'. These guitar pieces follow in the tradition of the old 'lazzi' from the seventeenth-century Commedia dell'Arte: they are show-pieces and are also an attempt to illustrate some of the characteristics of the players in the opera.