Amarilli, mia bella. Giulio Caccini. One of the most famous songs of any era is Amarilli, mia bella (“Amaryllis, my beauty”). Dozens and dozens of performances . Giulio Romolo Caccini (also Giulio Romano) (8 October – buried 10 December ), . repetition; some of the songs, however, are strophic. Among the most famous and widely disseminated of these is the madrigal Amarilli, mia bella. (and a Few Answers). TIM CARTER. AMARILLI, mia bella is the best known of the solo madrigals t. Caccini included in his Le nuove musiche of ‘ The tex.

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Believe it, and if doubt should strike you, take cqccini arrow, open my chest, and see written on my heart, ‘Amaryllis, my love, ‘” but the simplicity of the music rather “neutralizes” its silliness. The Voice of the Clarinet. Retrieved from ” https: Furioso ma non troppo. Songs for Seven Centuries. It remains only to say that ties in the bass part are used thusly by me: Giulio Caccini, Scott Gendel. Florence and Venice were the two most progressive musical centers in Europe at the end of the 16th century, and the combination of musical innovations from each place resulted in the development of what came to be known as the Baroque style.

Amarilli, mia bella (Giulio Caccini)

Celebrated Opera Arias and Songs, Vol. Arranger Alessandro Parisotti In the last two decades of the 16th century, Caccini continued his activities as a singer, teacher and composer.


On one occasion, he informed to the Grand Duke Francesco on two lovers in the Medici household—Eleonora, the wife of Pietro de’ Mediciwho was having an illicit affair with Bernardino Antinori —and his informing led directly to Eleonora’s murder by Pietro. This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat He was predominantly a composer of monody and solo song accompanied by a chordal instrument he himself played harpand it is in this capacity that he acquired his immense fame.

His rivalry with both Emilio de’ Cavalieri and Jacopo Peri seems to have been amarillii Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4. Having thus seen, as I say, that such music and musicians offered no pleasure beyond that which pleasant sounds could give — solely to the sense of hearing, since they could not move the mind without caxcini words being understood — it occurred to me to introduce a kind of music in which one could almost speak in tones, employing in it as I have said elsewhere a certain noble negligence of song, sometimes passing through several dissonances while still maintaining the bass note save when I wished to do it the ordinary way and play the inner parts on the instrument amarikli express some effect — these being of little other value.

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Caccini’s achievement was to create a type of direct musical expression, as easily understood as speech, which later developed into the operatic bellsand which influenced numerous other stylistic and textural elements in Baroque music.


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He died in Florence, and is buried in the church of St. Little is known about his early life, but he was born in Italy, the son of the carpenter Michelangelo Caccini; he was the older brother of the Florentine sculptor Giovanni Caccini.

Creative Commons Attribution 3. In addition he wrote the music for one intermedio Io che dal ciel cader farei amariloi luna ByCaccini was singing at the Medici court. View original text without footnotes 1 or “prendi questo mio strale” Submitted nella Emily Ezust [ Administrator ] Authorship possibly by Giovanni Faccini Guarini – [ author’s text not yet checked against a primary source ] possibly by Alessandro Guarini [ author’s text not yet checked against a primary source ].

He was one of the founders of the genre of operaand one of the most influential creators of the new Baroque style. Contents 1 Performances 1. These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. Your gift is greatly appreciated.

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