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Giovanni Benedetto Platti
1697 - 1763
Italy
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G.B. Platti
Giovanni Platti (1697 - 11/01/1763), an Italian composer. He was born in Padua, Italy. At the age of 25 he migrated to Würzburg, Germany, where he became a member of the court chapel of Fürstbischof Johann von Schönborn who was a great lover of music. Platti was not only a good singer and player of various instruments, he also got well known for his compositions. He died in Würzburg in 1763.
Author:H. van der Velden
Contributor:Tassos Dimitriadis (picture)
Messa Concertata da Requiem
Period:Classicism
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
Messa Concertata da Requiem for 4 voices, soloists, choir, orchestra and organ.
Platti wrote a number of works for cello, six harpsichord concerts and twelve harpsichord sonatas, six flute sonatas, and among his vocal works are three masses, a requiem and a Stabat mater.
Author:H. van der Velden