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Charles Burney – Musical journey through Italy – 1770

The biography:
He was born in Lunèville (Meurthe-et-Moselle) in Lorraine, from Jacques Champion and Charlotte Bruget. Although we have little information about the first period of his training, we know that at the Lorraine Court in that period all the musical activities were directed by the French composer Henry Desmarets. Probably the move of the Champion family was contemporary to the raising of Francesco Stefano of Lorraine to the Grand Duchy of Tuscany (1737), because Charles-Antoine’s father worked at that Court. And it is also likely that Champion studied with Giuseppe Tartini or at least with someone from the school of Padova. He was the Chapel Master of the Livorno Cathedral from 1752 to 1762, and then – from February 14th 1763 till his death – he hold the same office in the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and in the oratory of San Giovanni Battista at the Court of Florence. Between 1761 and 1762 Champion stayed in Paris to supervise some of his works: a reprint of the opera 2 – 6 sonata for two violins and thorough bass – the sonata for harpsichord op.4, and a Salve Regina – which is the only sacred music he ever published. Many works of Champion – especially the sonata a tre – were …

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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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Charles-Antoine  Campion

(Lunéville  1720 – Firenze  1788)

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Item’s number 61
Facsimile Editions
TMT Editions
  Vocal music:
Passio secundum Matthaeum [4V e bc], MS
Cantate e serenate 
Parmi o balena il ciel [Cantata epitalamica per S e archi] 
Messa [4V e bc], MS 
Messa in Do Magg. 
Altre composizioni sacre 
Dixit Dominus [4V, orc, bc], MS 
Credo a 4 voci
Altre composizioni sacre per 4 Voci e bc 
  Instrumental music:
Concerto per Cimbalo / Con violini, e Primo violino obbligato / Corni da Caccia, e viola / Del Sig.re Carl Antonio Campion / Cimbalo, MS
3 concerti per flauto e orch. 
Concerto [2 fl e orc] 
Concerto per oboe [ob e orc], MS
Quartetto, MS 
Sinfonia a quattro [2vn, vla, bc], MS 
6 sonate op.1 [2vl e bc], Londra, 1756 
6 sonate op.2 [2vl e bc], Londra, 1758 


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