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date: 15 September 2019

Anzalone [Ansalone, Anzelonus]locked

  • Alexander Silbiger


[Ansalone, Anzelonus]

Italian family of musicians, teachers and composers. 14 members of this Neapolitan family over four generations were active in the late 16th century and up to the middle of the 17th, notably as wind players. Many of them were employed in the royal chapel at Naples, and several members of the third generation taught in the city’s conservatories. The three members of this generation discussed below, of whom the first and third at least were cousins, were also composers; all three, together with at least one other member of the family, died as a result of the plague of 1656. Giacinto (b Naples, 13 March 1606; d Castelnuovo, 6 July 1656) was from 1630 until his death director of the Conservatorio della Pietà dei Turchini and also maestro di cappella of the chiesa di Monteoliveto. His only extant print is Psalmi de vespere a quattro voci, con un Laudate pueri alla venetiana...

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Note d'archivio per la storia musicale
Naples, Biblioteca Oratoriana dei Gerolamini (Filippini)
S. di Giacomo: I quattro antichi conservatorii musicali di Napoli (Milan, 1924-8)
C. Sartori and R. Allorto: Enciclopedia della musica
Naples, Conservatorio di Musica S Pietro a Majella, Biblioteca