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Antonio Benedetto Maria Puccini
1747 - 1832
Italy
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A.B.M. Puccini
Antonio Puccini (30/07/1747 - 10/02/1832), an Italian composer. He is a member of the famous Italian Puccini family from Lucca. He is the son of Giacomo Puccini (1712-1781) and father of Domenico (Vincenzo Maria) Puccini (1772-1815).
Contributor:Tassos Dimitriadis (+ picture, from: Civico Museo Bibliografico Musicale of Bologna)
Absolution for the dead
Period:Classicism
Composed in:1790
Musical form:absolution
Text/libretto:Latin
In memory of:emperor Joseph II (13/03/1741 - 20/02/1790).
This Absolution for the dead is for four voices and orchestra. This requiem was written in memory of emperor Joseph II (13/03/1741 - 20/02/1790).
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Joseph II
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Kyrie - Missa pro defunctis
Period:Early Romanticism
Musical form:fragment
Text/libretto:Latin mass
This Kyrie for the Mass of the dead is for four voices and orchestra.
Source:Robert Chase, Dies Irae: A Guide to Requiem Music, Scarecrow Press, Inc. 2003
Contributor:Tassos Dimitriadis
Sequenz: Dies irae
Period:Early Romanticism
Musical form:motet
Text/libretto:Thomas de Celano
Sequenz: Dies irae for three voices and small orchestra.
Source:Robert Chase, Dies Irae: A Guide to Requiem Music, Scarecrow Press, Inc. 2003