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Francesco Xaverio Geminiani was born in Lucca in 1687 from Giuliano and Angela. He was the fourth of eleven children, as we can infer from the certificate of baptism of December 5th, where we find the exact information about his second name – Xaverio and not Saverio. The events of his troubled biography show an original and important outline: from his youth in Italy – Lucca, Naples and Rome between 1687 and 1714 – through his first stay in London (1714-1732) to the many journeys through Europe (1732-1762). Although we have new information, the musical training of Geminiani remains a little obs…

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Barsanti  Francesco
Brunelli  Antonio
Caccini  Francesca
Cambini  Giovanni Gioacchino Maria
Campion  Charles-Antoine
Cesti  Antonio
Della Ciaia  Bernardino Azzolino
Dôthel  Nicolas
Gasparini  Francesco
→ Geminiani  Francesco
Gherardeschi  Filippo Maria
Giuliani  Giovanni Francesco
Lidarti  Christian Joseph
Manfredini  Francesco
Manfredini  Vincenzo
Melani  Alessandro
Nardini  Pietro
Rutini  Giovanni Marco
Veracini  Antonio
Veracini  Francesco Maria
 
 
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Bibliography:
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C. AvisonAn Essay on Musical Expression , London ,  1752 , pp. 103-06, 125-27
W.H.FloodW.H.O. Flood, Geminiani in England and Ireland , in «Sammelbände der Internationalen Musik-Gesellschaft» , XII ,  (1910-11) , pp. 108-12
A. MoserGeschichte des Violinspiels , Berlin ,  1923
F.T. ArnoldThe Art of Accompaniment from a Thorough-bass , London ,  1931
A. BettiFrancesco Geminiani , Lucca ,  1934
Ch. BurneyA general History of Music from the earliest ages to the present period [1776-89] , vol. II , New York ,  1935 , pp. 990-93
R. HernreidFrancesco Geminiani’s Concerti grossi Op. 3 , in «Acta Musicologica» , IX ,  (1937) , pp. 22-30
R. HernreidR. Hernreid Francesco Geminiani’s Life and Work , in «Journal of the American Musicological Society» , I ,  (1948) , pp. 47 sgg.
A. VeinusThe Concerto , London ,  1948
A. BettiFrancesco Geminiani , in «Violins and Violinists» , X/6 ,  (1949) , pp. 226 sgg.
M.E.McArtorFrancesco Geminiani, diss. , University of Michigan ,  1951
F. GeminianiThe Art of Playing on the Violin , a c. di D. Boyden , London ,  1952
F. GieglingFrancesco Geminiani , in Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart , vol. IV , Kassel ,  1955 , coll. 1690-96
F. GieglingGeminiani’s Harpsichord Transcriptions , in «Music and Letters» , XI ,  (1959) , pp. 350 sgg.
D. BoydenGeminiani and the First Violin Tutor , in «Acta Musicologica» , XXXI ,  (1959) , pp. 161-70
D. BoydenA Postscript to “Geminiani and the First Violin Tutor” , in «Acta Musicologica» , XXXII ,  (1960) , pp. 40 sgg.
A. HutchingsThe Baroque Concerto , London ,  1961
D. BoydenFrancesco Geminiani: a Reappraisal , in «Lucca: rassegna del Comune» , IV/4 ,  (1962) , pp. 3-8
T. DartFrancesco Geminiani and The Rule of Taste , in «The Consort» , XIX ,  (1962) , pp. 122 sgg.
A. BettiFrancesco Geminiani: his Life and his Art , in «The Strad» , LXXVII ,  (1962-63) , pp. 215 sgg
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