Italian Baroque composer Stefano Landi (c. 1590-1639) receives credit for the first Roman opera, the groundbreaking Il Sant'Alessio, as well as madrigals, arias, psalms, masses, and motets.

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Stefano Landi
Brief biography with links to further information on monody and the vocal concerto and the cantata from the Here of a Sunday Morning radio program.
Stefano Landi (1586?7-1639)
Listing from The Lied and Art Song Texts Page with Italian text to the song Piansi un tempo.
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