Francesco Antonio Calegari

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Father Francesco Antonio Calegari (died 1742) was an Italian baroque music theorist, composer and priest.[1] Calegari was maestro di cappella at Basilica of Santa Maria dei Frari, Venice in 1705, and at the Basilica del Santo, Padua in the 1720s. Several manuscript copies of his treatise on consonance and dissonance survive.[2]

The Italian oratorio La risurrezione di Lazzaro 1779, recorded under Filippo Maria Bressan in 2000, is by Antonio Calegari[3] Another Calegari from Padua was Giuseppe Calegari, composer of a Betulia liberata (1771).

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  1. ^ Francesco Antonio Calegari (d. 1742): music theorist and composer Walter William Schurr - 1972
  2. ^ Venetian instrumental music from Gabrieli to Vivaldi Eleanor Selfridge-Field - 1994 "Several MS copies of a treatise on consonance and dissonance by the priest Francesco Antonio Calegari survive. Calegari was maestro di cappella at the Frari in 1705 and at the Basilica del Santo in Padua in the 1720s "
  3. ^ The Harvard biographical dictionary of music Don Michael Randel - 1996 "Calegari, Antonio (b. Padua, 17 Feb. 1757; d. there, 22 or 28 July 1 828)."