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Giovanni Moretti
1807 - 1884
Italy
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G. Moretti
Giovanni Moretti (1807 - 10/1884), an Italian composer; born in Naples, died at Ceglie, near Naples. Dramatic and church composer, pupil at the Naples Conservatorio of P. Casella and G. Elia. He was maestro di cappella at the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples, and in 1829-57 wrote 22 operas. Works Operas : II tenente e il colouello, given at Pavia, 1830 ; La famiglia Indiana, II prigioniero calabrieno, Naples, Teatro Nuovo, 1831 ; L' ossesso immagiuario, ib., 1836 ; I due forzati, ib., 1842 ; L' Adeliua, ib., 184C ; L' arrivo del nepote, ib., 1850 ; Requiem ; 12 masses ; Litanies, and other church music.
Author:Corrado Ambýveri
Source:Operisti minori dell'800 italiano and http://www.archive.org/stream/cyclopediaofmusi02cham/cyclopediaofmusi02cham_djvu.txt
Requiem
Period:Romanticism
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass