Cecilia Bartoli - Son qual nave
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Origins of opera
The art form known as opera originated in Italy in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, though it drew upon older traditions of medieval and Renaissance courtly entertainment. The word opera, mean...
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Castrati
A castrato (Italian, plural: castrati) is a type of classical male singing voice equivalent to that of a soprano, mezzo-soprano, or contralto. The voice is produced by castration of the singer before ...
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Querelle des Bouffons
The Querelle des Bouffons ("Quarrel of the Comic Actors"), also known as the Guerre des Bouffons ("War of the Comic Actors") and the Guerre des Coins ("War of the Corners"), was the name given to a ba...
Domenico Annibali
Domenico Annibali (c. 1705 - 1779) was an Italian castrato who had an active international career from 1725-1764. He began his career in his native country and was then committed to the Grosses Königl...
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Domenico Mustafà
Domenico Mustafà (16 April 1829 - 17 March 1912) was an Italian castrato singer, composer and choir director. He was born in the comune of Sellano, province of Perugia.Domenico Mustafà was a famous so...
Giovanni Francesco Grossi
Giovanni Francesco Grossi (12 February 1653 – 29 May 1697) was one of the greatest Italian singers of the baroque age. He is better known as Siface.
He was born near Pescia in Tuscany, entered the...
Giovanni Carestini
Giovanni Carestini (c. 1704 in Filottrano, near Ancona – c. 1760) was an Italian castrato of the 18th century, who sang in the operas and oratorios of George Frideric Handel. He is also remember...
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Francesco Ceccarelli
Francesco Ceccarelli (1752, Foligno – 21 September 1814, Dresden) was a soprano castrato known for his grace and excellent singing technique.After early opera appearances in his native Umbria, he sang...
Circe in the arts
The sorceress Circe is a figure from Greek mythology whose father was the sun (Helios) and whose mother was an ocean nymph. She appears in three separate stories. The best known is when Odysseus visi...
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Caffarelli (castrato)
Gaetano Majorano (12 April 1710 – 31 January 1783) was an Italian castrato and opera singer, who performed under the stage name Caffarelli. Like Farinelli, Caffarelli was a student of Nicola Por...
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Giuseppe Santarelli
Giuseppe Santarelli (1710–1790) was an Italian castrato, composer, choir conductor, voice teacher, and Roman Catholic priest. He was named a knight of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta.
Born i...
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Senesino
Senesino ([seneˈziːno]; [seneˈsiːno]) (Francesco Bernardi, [franˈtʃesko berˈnardi]) (31 October 1686 – 27 November 1758) was a celebrated Italian contralto castrato, particularly remembered today for...
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Luigi Marchesi
Luigi Marchesi (8 August 1754 – 14 December 1829) was an Italian castrato singer, one of the most prominent and charismatic to appear in Europe during the second half of the eighteenth century.
Lu...
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Gaetano Guadagni
Gaetano Guadagni (16 February 1728 – 11 November 1792) was an Italian mezzo-soprano castrato singer, most famous for singing the role of Orpheus at the premiere of Gluck's opera Orfeo ed Euridice in 1...
Gaetano Guadagni - Wikipedia
Vincenzo dal Prato
Vincenzo dal Prato (1756–1828) was an Italian castrato singer, famous for his work with Mozart.
Dal Prato was born in Imola, Italy. Here he studied under Lorenzo Gibelli and made his debut at sixt...
Baldassare Ferri
Baldassare Ferri (December 9, 1610 – September 10, 1680) was an Italian castrato singer. He is said to have possessed "extraordinary endurance of breath, flexibility of voice and depth of emotion".
Farinelli
Farinelli ([fariˈnɛlːi]) (24 January 1705 – 16 September 1782), was the stage name of Carlo Maria Michelangelo Nicola Broschi ([ˈkarlo ˈbrɔski]), celebrated Italian castrato singer of ...
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Giusto Fernando Tenducci
Giusto Fernando Tenducci, sometimes called "il Senesino" (ca. 1736 – 25 January 1790), was a soprano (castrato) opera singer and composer, who passed his career partly in Italy but chiefly in Br...
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Gaetano Berenstadt
Gaetano Berenstadt (7 June 1687 – buried 9 December 1734) was an Italian alto castrato who is best remembered for his association with the composer George Frideric Handel. Berenstadt created rol...
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Valentino Urbani
Valentino Urbani (born in Udine; fl. 1690–1722) was an Italian alto castrato who sang for the composer George Frideric Handel in the 18th century. He was known by the stage name Valentini. He sang the...
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Nicolo Grimaldi
Nicola Francesco Leonardo Grimaldi (5 April 1673 (bap) – 1 January 1732) was an Italian mezzo-soprano castrato who is best remembered today for his association with the composer George Frideric ...
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Giuseppe Aprile
Giuseppe Aprile (28 October 1731 – 11 January 1813) was an Italian castrato singer and music teacher. He was also known as 'Sciroletto' or 'Scirolino'.Aprile was born in Martina Franca. After studying...
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