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Giuseppe Jannaconi
1741 - 1816
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G. Jannaconi
Giuseppe Jannaconi (1741 - 16/03/1816), an Italian composer, one of the last in the style of Palestrina. Jannaconi was born in Rome, and studied under S. Rinaldini and Giuseppe Carpani. He is known for scoring many of Palestrina's works, aided by his friend Pasquale Pisari, as well as composing many of pieces of church music himself. Among other positions, towards the end of his life in 1811 he succeeded Niccolò Antonio Zingarelli as maestro di cappella at St. Peter's Basilica. He died in Rome.
Requiem in C major
Period:Early Romanticism
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
Messa da Requiem in C minor, for four voices and organ.
Source:Dagny Wegner, Requiemvertonungen in Frankreich zwischen 1670 und 1850, Hamburg, 2005