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Antonio Caldara was an Italian Baroque composer. Noted Works Maddalena ai piedi di Cristo Oratorio, c.

InAntonio Caldara left Venice for Mantua: Once in Vienna, Caldara was cote with a demanding new position in which he was required to compose many large and small-scale dramatic works each year, including many operas and oratorios. From his compositional output during the next seven years it is clear that Caldara’s muse flourished in this more stable environment and he composed mainly secular works including solo cantatas, over 50 duets, four operas and nine oratorios.

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. Bach copied and performed A. Caldara’s Magnificat in C majoradding parts for 2 violins in stile antico antonjo the verse Suscepit Israel puerum zntonio, BWV – performed by J.

Our research has never had any government or institutional funding, so if you found the information here useful, please consider making a donation. Performances of his operas had been given at Venice and Rome by the early ‘s and a personal visit made to Rome towards the end of the 17 th century, about this time implies an acquaintance with and perhaps instruction from Corelli, Aless, Scarlatti and Pasquini. 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.


Indeed, as later developments proved, it was a most fortunate connection. By he was known as a cellist and his growing number of compositions included operas, sonatas da chiesa and da camera, and solo cantatas. 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.

It is difficult to determine exactly what Caldara was doing during the period of his employment with the Ocre, for virtually none of his music from this time survives. Go to the text. He e left Rome for good inafter composing some cantatas for his former patron, Prince Ruspoli, and settled in Vienna.

Not all the material on this website is in the public domain. Bach in Leipzig This website began in as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since Caldara remained in the Duke’s service until ; the Duke died mysteriously the following year.

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 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 a European fame that lasted long after his death.

Alma del core (Antonio Caldara)

Gentle Reminder This website began in as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since Please provide the translator’s name when contacting us. Mark’s Cathedral in Venice and also studied the viol, the cello, and keyboard.

He returned to Venice around 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 code thinner postreflecting Caldara’s pressing schedule in Vienna.

He antonjo well have been a pupil of the maestro di cappella of St. Your gift is greatly appreciated.

After marrying contralto Caterina Petrolli, Caldara left Rome intravelling to Vienna and Milan, then returning to Rome to fulfil his duties to the Prince. For more information, contact us at the following address: Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations if applicable: Text added to the website between May and September The material directly above is protected by copyright and appears here by special permission.


Between andCaldara composed, among other things, a significant collection of two and three voice motets. In addition to his busy schedule, Caldara also accepted outside commissions, composing operas for nobles in Salzburg and Monrovia. I will be contented In my torment If only I could kiss that beautiful lip. 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.

In this same year, Dek also composed a number of operas, including Sofonisba. 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 angonio the favour of Franz Anton von Harrach, the Prince-archbishop. He was the son of Giuseppe Caldara, a local violinist of no great fame. Mark’s, Giovanni Legrenzibut this is uncertain.

The Duke had a reputation for a dedication to grandiose opera productions, the cost of which threw the finances of Mantua into disarray.

The performance of Caldara’s Componimento da camera per musica: Sweet is my life, Heart of my breast, Always this soul will I adore.

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. Copyright infringement is a criminal offense under international law. It is illegal to copy and distribute our copyright-protected material without permission. To reprint and distribute this author’s work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc.