Cecilia Bartoli - Son qual nave
Desde su nuevo tesoro maravilloso de un álbum, Sacrificium Cecilia Bartoli Farinelli Riccardo Broschi castrado castrati sacrificium napoles italia mezzo soprano coloratura Lyrics to 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...
Giovanni Velluti (castrato)
Giovanni Battista Velluti, colloquially "Giambattista" (28 January 1780 – 22 January 1861) was an Italian castrato. He is also considered "last of the great castrati" and had a reputation of bei...
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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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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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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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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...
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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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 pro...
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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Giuseppe Millico
Vito Giuseppe Millico, called "Il Moscovita" (19 January 1737 – 2 October 1802) was an Italian soprano castrato, composer, and music teacher of the 18th century who is best remembered for his pe...
Giuseppe Millico - Wikipedia