Italian composer Pasquale Francesco Durante, of the Baroque period, was born in 1684 and died in 1755. He is mainly known for his church music, along with some vocal chamber and instrumental works. His students included Pergolesi, Anfossi and Piccinni. Paisiello, Jommelli, Guglielmi, and Sacchini also felt his influence.
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Classical Archives: Francesco Durante
Biography and music files offered in MIDI format.
The Durante Project
Biography, articles, repertoire list and editions related to the 18th century Neapolitan teacher and composer Francesco Durante. Designed to be scholarly yet to also showcase his music to the general public.
Biography, early influences, related artists, period information, Neapolitan School details, and partial discography from the Here of a Sunday Morning radio program.
Biography showing his compositional and teaching abilities, related composers, students and others influenced by him, summary of works, commentary on La Pazzia, and discography from Promozione e Produzione Music Publishers.
Francesco Durante (1684-1755)
List of art songs with Italian texts, some English translations, from REC Music Foundation.
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