Conservatorio di Musica Benedetto Marcello di Venezia

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The Conservatorio di Musica Benedetto Marcello di Venezia is a conservatory in Venice, Italy named after composer Benedetto Marcello and established in 1876.

History[edit]

The conservatory was established in 1876 as Liceo e Società Musicale Benedetto Marcello, became communal in 1895 under the name Liceo Civico Musicale "Benedetto Marcello", and attained conservatory status in 1915 as Liceo Civico Musicale Pareggiato Benedetto Marcello. In 1940, under the directorship of Gian Francesco Malipiero, it became Conservatorio di Stato "Benedetto Marcello". The conservatory is housed in Palazzo Pisani - built between 1614 and 1615 - which is now owned by the municipality of Venice.[1]

Courses[edit]

The conservatory offers courses in singing, solfège, music dictation, score reading, music composition, jazz music, electronic music, choral music, orchestration, and in playing guitar, harp, piano, violin, flute, lute, double bass, saxophone, trumpet, cello, percussion instruments, oboe, bassoon, clarinet, organ.[2]

The conservatory accepts foreign students, provided that they pass an entry test and have sufficient knowledge of the Italian language.[3]

Directors[edit]

Faculty[edit]

Notable alumni[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • "Il Conservatorio di Musica Benedetto Marcello di Venezia". Music & Letters. Vol. 60 (No. 3): pp. 338–339. July 1979. JSTOR 734853. 

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Historical facts (Italian)
  2. ^ Courses offered (Italian)
  3. ^ Admission of foreign students (English)