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date: 18 August 2019

Degrada, Francescolocked

  • Carolyn Gianturco
  • , revised by Teresa M. Gialdroni


(b Milan, May 23, 1940; d May 20, 2005). Italian musicologist. He studied the piano (diploma 1961), composition (diploma 1965) and conducting at Milan Conservatory. At the same time he took an arts degree at the University of Milan (1964). He taught at the conservatories of Bolzano (1965–6) and Brescia (1967–8), and in 1964 he became lecturer in music history at the University of Milan, and in 1980 full professor. He taught concurrently at Milan Conservatory (1966–74). From 1964 to 1975 he was director and harpsichordist of the ensemble Complesso Barocco di Milano. He provided numerous editions of 17th- and 18th-century music, including works by Domenico Scarlatti, Vivaldi, Pergolesi and Porpora, for this ensemble as well as for Italian and foreign record companies, theatres and musical establishments. He wrote on the history of music from the Renaissance to the 20th century, taught and lectured in many universities in Europe and America, organized musicological conferences in Italy and abroad and worked with Swiss and Italian radio. He was a member of the editorial committees for the critical editions of the works of Pergolesi, Vivaldi and Verdi and was on the editorial board of the ...

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