Francesco Antonio Pistocchi
Francesco Antonio Mamiliano Pistocchi nicknamed Pistocchino (1659 – 13 May 1726) was an Italian singer, composer and librettist.
Pistocchino was born in Palermo. He was a boy soprano prodigy, and later made his career as a castrato. From 1696 to 1700 he was maestro di cappella for the Duke of Ansbach. After 1700 he founded a singing school in Bologna, where he died. He was elected president of the Academia Filarmonica twice, in 1708 and 1710.
- Il Leandro (libretto by Camillo Badovero, Venice, Teatro alle Zattere, 5 May 1679, then Teatro S. Moisè, 1682, as Gli amori fatali)
- Il Narciso, pastorale (Apostolo Zeno Ansbach Court Theatre, March 1697)
- Le pazzie d'amore e dell'interesse, (own libretto, Ansbach, 16 June 1699)
- Le risa di Democrito (Nicolò Minato, Vienna, 17 February 1700)
- La pace tra l'armi, serenata (own libretto, Ansbach 5 Sept. 1700)
. Bertoldo (1707)
- I rivali generosi, dramma per musica (Apostolo Zeno, Reggio Emilia, April 1710), composed with Clemente Monati and Giovanni Maria Capelli
. Il Martirio di San Adriano (Venice,1699) . Maria Vergine Addolorata (1698) . La fuga di Sta. Teresia (1717)
. Scherzi Musicali (collection of French, Italian and German arias) . Duetti e terzetti(1707) . 147th psalm and other church music and cantatas . Cappricci puerili variamente composti in 40 modi sopra un basso d'un balletto (pieces for the harpsichord, harp,violin and other instruments 1667)
- Oratorio San Adriano Symphonia
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