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date: 22 September 2019

Caccini familylocked

  • Tim Carter,
  • H. Wiley Hitchcock,
  • Suzanne G. Cusick
  •  and Susan Parisi


Italian family of musicians .

Tim Carter

( b Rome, Oct 8, 1551; d Florence, bur. Dec 10, 1618). Italian composer, singer, singing teacher and instrumentalist . He is especially important for Le nuove musiche, an epoch-making volume of solo songs with basso continuo, and for his essay prefacing it.

Tim Carter

He was one of three sons of Michelangelo Caccini, a carpenter from Montopoli, near Pisa: his elder brother, Orazio, was a musician in Rome, and his younger brother, Giovanni, a sculptor in Florence. From mid-October 1564 Caccini was a treble singer in the Cappella Giulia in Rome, studying with its maestro di cappella Giovanni Animuccia. He was then recruited by the Florentine ambassador, Averardo Serristori, to perform in the festivities for the wedding of Prince Francesco de' Medici and Johanna of Austria in Florence in December 1565; he took the part of Psyche in the fifth intermedio of Francesco d'Ambra's ...

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