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Alan Curtis

(b. 1934)


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(b Mason, Mich., 1934).

Amer. musicologist, harpsichordist, and conductor. On staff Univ. of Calif., Berkeley, from 1960, becoming prof. 1970. Authority on Sweelinck and on period‐style interpretation of mus. of 16th–18th cents. Has cond. several baroque operas (some in his own edns.), e.g. Rameau's Dardanus (Basle, 1981), Landi's Il Sant'Alessio (Rome, 1981), Cesti's Il Tito (Innsbruck, 1983), Gluck's Armide (Bologna, 1984) and Paride ed Elena (Vicenza, 1988), Handel's Floridante (Toronto, 1990), and Traetta's Buovo d'Antonio (Venice, 1993).

Subjects: Music.


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