Danza fanciulla gentile (Durante, Francesco)




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General Information

Work Title Danza fanciulla gentile
Alternative. Title Solfeggio
Composer Durante, Francesco
Librettist Lorenzo Pagans?
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voice, continuo

Misc. Comments

Originally written as a Solfeggio (to be sung as an wordless vocalise for practice), probably by Durante who was a renowned teacher. The song later featured basso continuo and then text, probably by Spanish tenor Lorenzo Pagans. Parisotti gave the piece a Romantic style piano accompaniment and slightly altered the lyrics in his familiar "Arie antiche".