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The biography:
Giulio Caccini was born in Tivoli or Rome around 1550. Little is known about his early musical education; he studied voice, lute and harp under Giovanni Animuccia and Scipione dalla Palla and during the years 1564-1565 he was a member of the Giulia Chapel (Cappella Giulia) in Rome. Shortly after he moved to Florence where, thanks to his singing skills he was admitted to the Accademia which in the years 1575 to 1582 convened in Giovanni Bardi’s palace, the so-called Camerata fiorentina or Camerata Bardi. In the musical field discussions were held on the power of music to move the soul (affetti), citing the example of the Greek tragedies which were supposed to have been sung in the simplest of monodic styles and capable of stimulating very deep and profound emotion that was contrasted with counterpoint, this latter considered as being excessively artificial. Caccini partially put into effect the ideals advanced by the Camerata in searching for a mode of composition that was capable of communicating the varied sentiments that poetic texts inspired. His first documented appearance as a singer was in 1579 when he participated in the artistic performances for the nuptials of Francesco I …

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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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Giulio  Caccini

(Tivoli  1550 – Firenze  1618)

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Item’s number 5
Facsimile Editions
TMT Editions
  Vocal music:
L’Euridice (favola per musica, Ottavio Rinuccini), Firenze, 5 dicembre 1602 [ed. Firenze, Giorgio Marescotti, 1600; Venezia, Giacomo Vincenti, 1615] 
Il Rapimento di Cefalo (G. Chiabrera), collaborazione con Venturi, Bati, Strozzi, Firenze, Gran sala delle Commedie negli Uffizi, 1600
Arie e duetti 
Le Nuove Musiche [raccolta di 10 arie e 12 madrigali] Firenze, Giorgio Marescotti, 1601 
Nuove Musiche e nuova maniera di scriverle [raccolta di 29 arie e madrigali ad una voce] Firenze, Zanobi Pignoni, 1614. 
Il Fuggilotio musicale (dubbio) [raccolta di 16 monodie e 13 canti a due voci] 2a edizione Venezia, Giacomo Vincenti, 1613

The list follows the catalogue of compositions in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, vol. III, Londra, 1980, p. 580

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