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The violin concertos. Vol. 3

Giuseppe Tartini (composer), Giovanni Guglielmo (conductor), L'Arte dell'Arco (performer)
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Title
The violin concertos. Vol. 3
Composer
Giuseppe Tartini 1692-1770
Conductor
Giovanni Guglielmo  (viool)
Performer
L'Arte dell'Arco
Publisher
Dynamic, 1999
1 cd
Recording date
1997
EAN
8007144601966
CDR
BBX1542
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11 - Orkest met (solo)-strijkinstrument(en) (NBLC) K2 - Orkest met solo-instrumenten (Flemish music schema)

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About Giuseppe Tartini

Giuseppe Tartini (8 April 1692 – 26 February 1770) was an Italian Baroque composer and violinist born in the Republic of Venice.

Biography

Tartini was born in Piran (now part of Slovenia), a town on the peninsula of Istria, in the Republic of Venice to Gianantonio – native of Florence – and Caterina Zangrando, a descendant of one of the oldest aristocratic Piranese families.

It appears Tartini's parents intended him to become a Franciscan friar and, in this way, he received basic musical training. Tartini studied violin first at the collegio delle Scuole Pie in Capodistria (today Koper).

He studied law at the University of Padua, where he became skilled at fencing. After his father's death in 1710, he married Elisabetta Premazore, a woman his father would have disapproved of because of her lower social class and age difference. Unfortunately, Elisabetta was a favorite of the powerful Cardinal Giorgio Cornaro, …Read more on Wikipedia

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