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Charles Burney – Musical journey through Italy – 1770



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Born in Massa in December 1728 into a family having a rich musical heritage, PIETRO ALESSANDRO GUGLIELMI received his earliest education from his father and his uncle who started him in counterpoint, viola and keyboard. Later, thanks to the protection offered by the Duchess Ricciarda Gonzaga of Massa, he was admitted to the S. Maria of Loreto Conservatory of Naples into Francesco Durantes’s class which he probably attended until 1754. It was still in Naples where he made his debut in the comic opera genre (“Lo solachianello imbroglione”, 1757), but his first serious opera, “Tito Manlio” was staged in Rome in 1763. After years of intense activity in Florence, Padua, Turin and Venice in 1767 he moved to England where he was appointed composer for and musical director of the King’s Theatre where he stayed until 1772, notwithstanding the open hostilities of his colleagues due in large part to the success he obtained for his numerous works. His return to Italy was marked by other moves, not least those involving the cities of Naples and Rome, the latter giving him the possibility of taking over Antonio Borroni’s place as kappelmeister of S. Peter’s under Pio Vl’s papal rule, and, in 179…

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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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Pietro Alessandro  Guglielmi

(Massa  1728 – Roma  1804)



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Catalogue:
Item’s number 47
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  Vocal music:
 
Opere 
32 Opere serie 
47 Opere buffe 
 
Azioni e feste teatrali 
Componimento drammatico per le faustissime nozze di S. E. il cavaliere Luigi Mocenigo colla N. D. Francesca Grimani (A. Borga), Venezia, Palazzo Mocenigo, 1766;
La felicità dell’Anfrisio (componimento drammatico, Pagliuca), Napoli, Teatro S. Carlo, 1783.
 
Intermezzi 
La contadina superba ovvero il giocator burlato, Roma, 1744;
La ricca locandiera (A. Palomba), Roma, Teatro Capranica, 1759;
I Cacciatori (da C. Goldoni), Roma, Teatro Tordinona, 1762;
Gli intrighi di don Facilone, Roma, 1775;
Narcisso (A. Palomba), Napoli, Accademia di Dame e Cavalieri, 1779
 
Oratori 
7 Oratori 
 
Cantate e serenate 
Telemaco (cantata, Petrosellini), Roma, Palazzo Bracciano, 1775;
Cantata per il genetliaco della Sovrana (G. Jacopetti), Massa, 1776;
Pallade (cantata, C. G. Lanfranchi Rossi), Napoli, Teatro S. Carlo, 1786;
   

The list follows the catalogue of compositions in The New Grove Dictionary of music and musicians, vol. VII, Londra, 1980, and in Dizionario della musica e dei musicisti, Le Biografie, vol. III, Torino, 1980.

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