Pietro Antonio Coppola
1793 - 1877
Italy
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P.A. Coppola
Pietro (Antonio) Coppola (11/12/1793 - 13/11/1877), an Italian composer (born in Castrogiovanni-Enna).
Source:The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
Contributor:Tassos Dimitriadis (picture)
Requiem
Period:Romanticism
Composed in:1867
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
In memory of:Vincenzo Bellini
Pietro Coppola wrote one requiem mass in 1867. It was (together with the hymn Il voto sciolto) his last composition and was performed on 5 October 1876, in Catania, on the occasion of the removal of the ashes of the composer Vincenzo Bellini (03/11/1801 - 23/09/1835) from Paris to his native city Catania. See also: Giovani Pacini
Source:The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
Contributor:Tassos Dimitriadis
Vincenzo Bellini (03/11/1801 - 23/09/1835) was one of the most important composers of Italian opera in the earlier years of the 19th century. He died in Paris in 1835 at the height of his success. Bellini's influence was not confined to opera and Chopin owes much to him, particularly in his handling of melody. Although Bellini is known primarily as a composer of opera, his Oboe Concerto enjoys some popularity. Gaetano Donizetti (29/11/1797 - 08/04/1848) wrote a requiem mass in memory of Bellini.
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V. Bellini
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