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Francesco Canneti
1807 - 1884
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F. Canneti
Francesco Canneti (1807 - 08/1884), an Italian organist, composer and writer, born and died at Vicenza, Italy, in 1809. Dramatic and church composer, pupil of Pilotti at Bologna. Works : Emilia, opera, Vieenza, 1830 ; Francesca da Rimini, do., ib., 1843 ; Requiem Mass (Milan, Lucca); Tanturn Ergo for six voices (ib.).
Period:Early Romanticism
Composed in:1837
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
This requiem was written in 1837, it is for solo voices, male chorus and organ and was recently performed (in October 2007) by the maestros Enrico Zanovello and Mario Lanaro in order to commemorate the 200 years of Francesco Canneti’s birthday.
Contributor:Tassos Dimitriadis
Important requiem composers in the 19th century include Aiblinger, Andrevi y Castellar, Bochsa, Van Bree, Canetti, Catelani, Coccia, Fétis, Goss, Gounod, Habert, Mabellini, Meyerbeer, Neukomm, Pacini, Reinecke, Reissinger and Rheinberger.
Author:James W. Pruett
Source:The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians