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Cavalieri, Emilio de’locked

  • Claude V. Palisca

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(b Rome, c1550; d Rome, 11 March 1602). Italian composer, organist, singing teacher, dancer, choreographer, administrator and diplomat. He was the composer of the first surviving play set entirely to music, the Rappresentatione di Anima, et di Corpo (Rome, 1600), the score of which is the earliest one printed with a figured bass....

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