Francesco Cavalli

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Life

Born: 14 February 1602

Died: 14 January 1676

Biography Born Pietro Francesco Caletti-Bruni at Crema, Lombardy, Cavalli took the name of his Venetian patron. He joined St Mark's Basilica as a soprano under Claudio Monteverdi in 1616, becoming second organist in 1639, first organist in 1665, and in 1668 maestro di cappella. His operas number over 40.

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List of choral works

Sacred works

Secular works

Arias, Duets & Ensembles from the Operas of Francesco Cavalli, Vol I

  • Ardo, sospiro e piango (S) – L’Artemisia, 1657
  • Coetaneo con gli’astri (T) – Pompeo Magno, 1666
  • Come si beff’ amore (B) – Ercole Amante, 1662
  • Cresce il foco (S) – La Statira, 1655
  • Dammi morte (S) – L’Artemisia, 1657
  • Delizie, e contenti (A) – Giasone, 1649
  • Ecco l’idolo mio (SS) – L’Elena, 1659
  • Figlio, figlio (ST) – Ercole Amante, 1662
  • Io vivo (S) – La Statira, 1655
  • L’alma fiacca svanì (S) – La Didone, 1641
  • Menfi, mia patria (S) – La Statira, 1655
  • Mia Speranza (SS) – L’Elena, 1659
  • Mia vita, mio bene (SSAT) – Il Ciro, 1654
  • Misero così va (S) – L’Eliogabalo, 1667
  • Non m'è patria l'Olimpo (S) – L’Ormindo, 1644
  • Padre, ferma i passi (S) – La Didone, 1641
  • Piante odorose (S) – L’Erismena, 1655
  • Pur ti stringo (SSSS) – L’Eliogabalo, 1667
  • Restino imbalsamate (S) – La Calisto, 1651
  • Sonno, placido nume (A) – Pompeo Magno, 1666
  • Tu per me ben felice (A) – L’Ormindo, 1644
  • Vieni, vieni in questo seno (S) – La Rosinda, 1651
  • Volate fuggite – D’Amor non si quereli (SSAT) – L’Ormindo, 1644

 
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