Giuseppe Avitrano

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Giuseppe Antonio Avitrano (Naples, c. 1670 - Naples, 19 March 1756) was an Italian composer and violinist.[1]

Avitrano came from a family of musicians. From about 1690 until his death he was member of the Neapolitan court orchestra.

Works[edit]

  • 10 Sonatas for 2 violins, violone, organ, Op. 1 (Naples, 1697)
  • 10 Sonatas for 2 violins, violone, organ, Op. 2 (Naples, 1703)
  • 12 Sonata a quattro, for 3 violins and basso continuo, Op. 3 (Naples, 1713)[2]
  • 7 cantatas for soprano and basso continuo
  • Mariam Laudamus Te, for voices (SSATTB), 2 oboes, 3 violins and basso continuo (Naples, 1746)
  • Missa defunctorum (Naples, 1721)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pietro ANDRISANI, "Aurora Sanseverino mecenate: suo contributo allo sviluppo dell’Opera in Scuola Napoletana", in : Fardella 1704 - 2004: Tracce di storia, a cura di Antonio Appella e Antonietta Latronico, Associazione Culturale ONLUS La Scalett, Fardella, 6 août 2004, pp. 79-100.
  2. ^ Giuseppe A. Avitrano, Compositions, AllMusic. Retrieved 3 October 2013.