Giovanni Carlo Maria Clari


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(b Pisa, 1667; d Pisa, 1754).

It. composer. Studied at Bologna. Choirmaster, Pistoia Cath., 1703–24. His madrigals are notable for their daring modulations. Comp. operas and church mus., making advanced use of fugue in the latter. Best known for secular vocal duets and trios with continuo, comp. after 1730 and mainly fugal.

Subjects: Music.

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