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Charles Burney – Musical journey through Italy – 1770

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Francesco Barsanti is one of the many extraordinary Italian instrumentalists – virtuosi and composers – who travelled through Europe all along the eighteenth century, and contributed to the definitive achievement of instrumental music – particularly the genres of sonata, concert and symphony – and to the formation of an international language. Lucca, the town where he was born in 1690, seems to have been particularly rich in these kind of musicians in the previous centuries: Gioseffo e Franceco Guami -for other musical genres- , Gio. Lorenzo Gregori -his name is related to the history of conc…

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Last update: 26/2/2006

→ Barsanti  Francesco
Brunelli  Antonio
Caccini  Francesca
Cambini  Giovanni Gioacchino Maria
Cesti  Antonio
Champion  Charles-Antoine
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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Francesco  Barsanti

(Lucca  1690 – London  1770)



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Bibliography:
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L. NericiStoria della musica in Lucca , in «Memorie e documenti per servire alla storia di Lucca » , XII , Lucca ,  (1880)
A. BonaccorsiI concerti grossi di Francesco Barsanti , in «Bollettino storico lucchese» , XI , Lucca ,  (1930)
H. G. FarmerA History of music in Scotland , London ,  1947
E. PraetoriusForword to F. Barsanti: Concerto grosso, op.3 nos.4 and 10 , London ,  1953
W. BergmannFrancesco Barsanti , in «The Recorder News» ,  (1955)
A. BonaccorsiMaestri di Lucca. I Guami e altri musicisti , Firenze ,  1967
D. JohnsonMusic and Society in Lowland Scotland in the Eighteenth Century , London ,  1972 , 54-64
R. FiskeScotland in Music , Cambridge ,  1983 , 18-20, 191-195
D. JohnsonScottish Fiddle Music in the 18th Century , Edinburgh ,  1984
A PirontiFrancesco Barsanti , in Dizionario biografico degli italiani , Roma ,  1990
D. JohnsonFrancesco Barsanti , in The New Grove Dictionary of music and musicians (versione WEB) ,  2001

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