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Antonio Caldara (Composer) – Short Biography

Antonio Caldara was an Italian Baroque composer. Noted Works Maddalena ai piedi di Cristo Oratorio, c. Please provide the translator’s name when contacting us. The compositions of these last twenty years were prolific in number, diverse in genre, often brilliant and certainly never less than highly competent in quality, mature and personal in expression and style, and above all, secured for Caldara zlma European fame that lasted long after his death.

It is difficult to determine exactly what Caldara corf doing during the period of his employment with the Duke, for virtually none of his music from this time survives. Bach in Leipzig The material directly above is protected alna copyright and appears here by special permission. Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations if applicable: In this same year, Caldara also composed a number of operas, including Sofonisba.

Caldara’s Magnificat in C majoradding parts for 2 violins in stile antico to the verse Suscepit Israel puerum suum, BWV – performed by J. I will be contented In my torment If only I could kiss that beautiful lip. To your splendor This my heart Clizia faithful will go around.

A reshuffling of posts at the Imperial Court upon Ziani’s death in and a more or less firm promise of an appointment brought about Caldara’s final break with Rome.


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Caldara returned to his position in Rome – retained by means of a steady flow of compositions from Vienna – but not before making a detour through Salzburg to court the favour of Franz Anton von Harrach, the Prince-archbishop. He was well-respected and well-paid in Vienna though he had a reputation for lavish spendingand was able to be active as a composer until his death in December The Duke had a reputation for a dedication to grandiose opera productions, the cost of which threw the finances of Mantua into disarray.

He returned to Venice around Bach copied and performed A. Antonio Caldara is chiefly known as a composer of vocal music operas, cantatas and oratoriosand is especially remembered for his operas, many of which are settings of librettos by Zeno and Metasasio. He e left Rome for good inafter composing some cantatas for his former patron, Prince Ruspoli, and settled in Vienna.

His stylistic development as a composer, however, has been described as a movement from works that are carefully crafted, with attention given to both musical and dramatic elements his pre works to music that becomes increasingly less detailed and texturally thinner postreflecting Caldara’s pressing schedule in Vienna.

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InCaldara was in Rome; while there, he composed of church music and oratorios for Cardinal Ottoboni, and became acquainted with such luminaries as Georg Frideric HandelAlessandro Scarlatti and Domenico Scarlatti, and Antonio Corelli.

After marrying contralto Caterina Petrolli, Caldara left Rome intravelling to Vienna and Milan, then returning to Rome to fulfil his duties to the Prince. This website began in as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since Gentle Reminder This website began in as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since Not all the material on this website is in the public domain.

Our research has never had any government or institutional funding, so if you found the information here useful, please consider making a donation. By he was known as a cellist and his growing number of compositions included operas, sonatas da chiesa and da camera, and solo cantatas.


Mark’s, Giovanni Legrenzibut this is uncertain. The performance of Caldara’s Componimento da camera per musica: He was the son of Giuseppe Caldara, a local violinist of no great fame.

Alma del core (Antonio Caldara)

In his childhood, Caldara was a choirboy at St. For more information, contact us at the following address: Performances of his operas had been given at Venice and Rome by the early ‘s and a personal visit alm to Rome towards the end of the 17 th century, about this time implies an acquaintance with and perhaps instruction from Corelli, Aless, Ccaldara and Pasquini.

Between andCaldara composed, among other things, a significant collection of two and three voice motets.

Today, manuscripts of Caldara’s music are widely dispersed across Europe but his compositions which record so valuable a picture of the late Baroque in Italy and Austria are comparatively unknown to performers and little studied by scholars. Text added to the website between May and September In the light of Ruspoli’s eminence as a patron of the arts, Caldara’s appointment as director of the noblemans, distinguished band of virtuosi di canto e suono is proof of an established fame.

InAntonio Caldara left Venice for Mantua: Sweet is my life, Heart of my breast, Always this soul will I adore. Caldara remained in the Duke’s service until ; the Duke died mysteriously the following year.

Indeed, as later developments proved, it was a most fortunate connection. Maddalena ai piedi di Cristo Oratorio, c.