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Trento, Vittorio (1761 - 1833), composer

Andrea Lanza

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 Venice, c1761; d ?Lisbon, 1833). Italian composer. After studying under Bertoni at the Conservatorio dei Mendicanti in Venice, he began his career there as a composer of the ballets that were usually performed between the acts of an opera. According to Fétis, his first was Mastino della Scala (1783). He composed about 50 of these, mostly before 1803, for various theatres in Venice, where he became maestro

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