Lotti, Antonio, -1740

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Dates:
Birth 1666
Death 1740-01-05
Italians

Biographical notes:

Italian composer.

From the description of Messa a quatro / Del Sige. Antonio Lotti Maestro della Ducal / Capella di S. Marco. [between 1736 and 1739] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566743

Antonio Lotti (c. 1667-1740), composer, was born in Venice, and studied under Legrenzi. He spent his career at St Mark's Cathedral in Venice, starting as an organist, before becoming maestro di cappella in 1736. He visited Dresden on the invitation of the Crown Prince of Saxony, 1717-1719. Lotti composed hymns, masses, operas and psalms, and was also a noted teacher.

From the guide to the Antonio Lotti: Letters to him, c. 1900 (copy of the original of 1732), (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives)

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Subjects:

  • Music--Manuscripts
  • Masses--Excerpts--Scores
  • Sacred vocal trios with string orchestra--Scores
  • Solo cantatas, Secular (High voice)--Scores and parts
  • Part songs, Italian
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices), Unaccompanied
  • Masses--scores
  • Requiems--Scores and parts
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with continuo
  • Psalms (Music)--112th Psalm
  • Solo cantatas, Secular (Low voice)--Vocal scores with continuo
  • Psalms (Music)--113th Psalm
  • Cantatas, Secular (Women's voices)--Scores
  • Solo cantatas, Secular (High voice)--Vocal scores with continuo
  • Madrigals, Italian
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestra--Scores
  • Solo cantatas, Secular (Low voice)--Scores
  • Solo cantatas, Secular (Low voice)--Scores and parts
  • Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
  • Opera--Scores
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with string orchestra--Scores
  • Masses
  • Secular cantatas, Secular (Low voice)
  • Solo cantatas, Secular (High voice)--Scores
  • Solo cantatas, Secular (Medium voice)--Scores

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  • Composers

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