Category talk:Casati, Gasparo

Italian composer. His only known post was as maestro di cappella of Novara Cathedral from 15 March 1635. All that survives is sacred music. The motets, which were particularly popular in their day, are in a nervous, highly charged emotional style.

Source: Jerome Roche/Elizabeth Roche: Gasparo Casati quoted from Grove Music Online accessed 17 January 2010, Complete article (requires subscription).