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Farinelli

(1705—1782)

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Antonio Maria Bernacchi

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(b Bologna, 1685; d Bologna, 1756).

It. alto castrato. Sang in Ger. and studied counterpoint in Munich. It. opera début Genoa 1703. From 1709 to 1736 sang in most It. cities, and...

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Caffarelli

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(b Bitonto, 1710; d Naples, 1783).

It. mezzo‐soprano castrato. Début Rome 1726. Sang in prin. It. opera‐houses from 1729 but chiefly in Naples. Sang in London 1737–8, creating...

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Domenico Alberti

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(b Venice, c. 1710; d Rome, 1746). It. composer of operas, songs, and of 36 hpd. sonatas in which his use of the formula known as Alberti bass occurs frequently. Was also a singer,...

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Giovanni Carestini

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(b Filottrano, nr Ancona, c1704; d ?Filottrano, c1760).

Italian soprano, later alto, castrato. He was taken to Milan at the age of 12 under the protection of the Cusani family ...

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Nicola Tacchinardi

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(b Livorno, 3 Sept 1772; d Florence, 14 March 1859). Italian tenor, father of Fanny Tacchinardi-persiani. After playing the cello in the orchestra of the Teatro della Pergola, Florence, he...

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Senesino

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(b Siena, c.1680; d Siena, by 1759).

It. alto castrato. Pupil of Bernacchi in Bologna. Sang in Venice 1707–8, Genoa 1709 and 1712, Naples 1715–16, Dresden, 1717–20. Handel heard...

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