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Francesco Gasparini, who was born in Camaiore – near Lucca – on March 19th 1661. He was the second-born of five children, and his parents, Nicolao and Elisabetta Belfiore, baptized him in the collegiate church of S. Maria Assunta. We have only little information about his first training in the town where he borne, but he may have finished his musical studies in Rome under the guide of Bernardo Pasquini and Arcangelo Corelli. The move to the Capital probably took place before 1682, when he was the organist of the church of Madonna dei Monti. The young musician already revealed a perfect command of singing, violin and keyboard instruments. In 1684 he was admitted into the Philharmonic Academy of Bologna as a singer, and the next year as a composer. His opera debut are strictly related with the city of Livorno, where in 1686 the Roderico – continued in 1684 in Brescia with the music of Carlo Francesco Pollarolo – and the Olimpia vendicata – which was based on the Neapolitan version by Alessandro Scarlatti, and then rearranged for Rome – were performed. During his career Gasparini often rearranged for several theatres libretti that he had already played, because this was a custom of t…

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Barsanti  Francesco
Boccherini  Luigi
Brunelli  Antonio
Brunetti  Giovanni Gualberto
Caccini  Francesca
Caccini  Giulio
Cambini  Giovanni Gioacchino Maria
Campion  Charles-Antoine
Cesti  Antonio
Cherubini  Luigi
Clari  Giovanni Carlo Maria
Della Ciaia  Bernardino Azzolino
Dôthel  Nicolas
→ Gasparini  Francesco
Geminiani  Francesco
Gherardeschi  Filippo Maria
Giuliani  Giovanni Francesco
Guami  Francesco
Guami  Gioseffo
Guglielmi  Pietro Alessandro
Lidarti  Christian Joseph
Manfredini  Francesco
Manfredini  Vincenzo
Melani  Alessandro
Nardini  Pietro
Rutini  Giovanni Marco
Veracini  Antonio
Veracini  Francesco Maria
Zipoli  Domenico
 
 
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Francesco  Gasparini

(Camaiore  1661 – Roma  1727)



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Catalogue:
Item’s number 86
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Il Roderico (Bottalino), Livorno, 1686; rev. Roma, 1694
Amor vince lo sdegno, ovvero l’Olimpia placata (A. Aureli), Roma, 1692, in collaborazione con A. Scarlatti
Totila in Roma (M. Noris), Palermo, 1696
L’Ajace (P. d’Averara), Napoli, 1697
Gerone tiranno di Siracusa (Aureli), Genova, 1700
Tiberio imperatore d’Oriente (G.D. Pallavicino), Venezia, 1702; rev. come Le vicende d’amor e di fortuna, Venezia, 1710
Gli imenei stabiliti dal caso (F. Silvani),Venezia, 1702
Il più fedel fra i vassalli (Silvani), Venezia, 1703; rev. come Antioco, Londra, 1711 
Il miglior d’ogni amore per il peggiore d’ogni odio (Silvani), Venezia, 1703
La fede tradita e vendicata (Silvani), Venezia, 1704; rev. con G. Vignola, Napoli, 1707; rev. di G.M. Orlandini, Bologna, 1712; con arie di Orlandini, G. Bononcini e F. Mancini, come Ernelinda, Londra, 1713; rev. Torino, 1719
La maschera levata al vizio (Silvani), Venezia, 1704
La Fredegonda (Silvani), Venezia, 1704
Il principato custodito dalla frode (Silvani), Venezia, 1705
Alarico, ovvero L’ingratitudine gastigata (Silvani), Palermo, 1705, in collaborazione con T. Albinoni e altri
Antioco (A. Zeno e P. Pariati), Venezia, 1705 
Ambleto (Zeno e P. Pariati), Venezia, ca. 1706; rev. Vignola, Napoli, 1711; come Hamlet/Ambleto, Londra, 1712 
Statira (Zeno and Pariati), Venezia, 1705; rev. di Vignola come Le regine di Macedonia, Napoli, 1708
Taican re della Cina (tragedia in 5 atti, U. Rizzi), Venezia, 1707
Anfitrione (tragicommedia in 5 atti e un Prologo, Zeno e Pariati), Venezia, 1707
L’amor generoso (Zeno), Venezia, 1707; rev. G. de Bottis, Napoli, 1708; rev. S. Lapis come La fede in cimento, Venezia, 1730
   

The list follows the catalogue of compositions in Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart, vol. IV and in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, vol. V.

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