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Arena, Giuseppe (1713 - 1784), organist, composer

Gordana Lazarevich

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Malta, 1713; d Naples, 6 Nov 1784). Italian organist and composer. In 1725 he entered the Conservatorio dei Poveri di Gesù Cristo, Naples, where he remained for ten years; among his teachers were Gaetano Greco and Francesco Durante, and Pergolesi was a fellow student. Arena composed operas for Rome, Turin, Venice and Naples, and some of his music was included in Alessandro in Persia, a pasticcio performed

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Subjects: Music

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