Cesti, Antonio Composers Composition Music

Italian Baroque composer and singer Antonio Cesti (1623-1669) was also a Franciscan monk. His output, however was not limited to religious music, although he helped to advance the cantata form. He is even more remembered for his operas, of which Il pomo d'oro in 1668 is considered a masterpiece of the period.

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  • Cesti, Antonio (1623 - 1669), Italy - Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and cesti, antonio link to biographical essay from Dr. Estrella\'s Incredibly Abridged Dictionary cesti, antonio of Composers.
  • Antonio Cesti - Musica Classica Classical Music Dictionary entry with life, summary of c works, and links to related artists.

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