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Naples

Renato Di Benedetto, Dinko Fabris and Giulia Anna Romana Veneziano

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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City on the south-west coast of Italy. During the era of Spanish domination and the Bourbon Kingdom (16th to 18th centuries) it was considered one of the capitals of European music. This myth survives to the present day, along with the controversial definition of a ‘Neapolitan school’.

Keywords: Antiquity and the Middle Ages; The Aragonese monarchy (1443–1503); The Spanish era (1503–1734); The Kingdom of the Two Sicilies (1734–1860); From 1860

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Subjects: Music

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