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He returned to Venice around Antonio Caldara is chiefly known as a composer of vocal music operas, cantatas and oratoriosand is especially remembered for his operas, many of which are settings of librettos by Zeno and Metasasio. The performance of Caldara’s Componimento da camera per musica: To your splendor This my heart Clizia faithful anttonio go around.

He may well have been a pupil of the maestro di cappella of St. InCaldara was in Cladara while there, he composed of church music and oratorios for Cardinal Ottoboni, and became acquainted with such luminaries as Georg Frideric HandelAlessandro Scarlatti and Domenico Scarlatti, and Antonio Corelli.

Alma del core (Antonio Caldara)

InAntonio Caldara left Venice for Mantua: His stylistic caaldara as a composer, however, has been described as almma movement from works that are carefully crafted, with attention given to both musical and dramatic elements his pre works to music that becomes increasingly less detailed and texturally thinner postreflecting Caldara’s pressing schedule in Vienna.

Indeed, as later developments proved, it was a most fortunate connection. It is illegal to copy and distribute our copyright-protected material without permission. Caldara returned to his position in Rome – retained by means of a steady flow of compositions from Vienna – but not before making a detour through Salzburg to court the favour of Franz Anton von Harrach, the Prince-archbishop. The Duke had a reputation for a dedication to grandiose opera productions, the cost of which threw the finances of Mantua into disarray.


A reshuffling of posts at the Imperial Court upon Ziani’s death in and a more or less firm promise of an appointment brought about Caldara’s final break with Rome.

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If you wish to copy it and distribute it, you must obtain permission or you will be breaking the law. Our research has never had any government or institutional funding, so if you found the information here useful, please consider making a donation. It is difficult to determine exactly what Caldara was doing during the period of his employment with the Duke, for virtually none of his music from this time survives.

Between andCaldara composed, among other things, a significant collection of two and three voice motets. Mark’s, Giovanni Legrenzibut this is uncertain. By he was known as a cellist and his growing number of compositions included operas, sonatas da chiesa and da camera, and solo cantatas.

Performances of his operas had been given at Venice and Rome by the early ‘s and a personal visit made to Rome towards the end of the 17 th century, about this time implies an acquaintance with and perhaps instruction from Corelli, Aless, Scarlatti and Pasquini. December 26, – Vienna, Austria. Please provide the translator’s name when contacting us. In his childhood, Caldara was a choirboy at St. He was well-respected and well-paid in Vienna though he cqldara a reputation for lavish spendingand was able to be active as a composer until his death in December The compositions of these last twenty years were prolific in number, diverse in genre, often brilliant and certainly never less than highly competent in quality, mature and personal in expression and style, and above caldarw, secured for Caldara a European fame that lasted long after his death.


In the light of Ruspoli’s eminence as a patron of the arts, Caldara’s appointment as director of the noblemans, distinguished band of virtuosi di canto e suono is proof of an established fame. Noted Works Maddalena ai piedi di Cristo Oratorio, c.

Antonio Caldara (Composer) – Short Biography

Text added to the website between Ala and September After marrying contralto Caterina Petrolli, Caldara left Rome intravelling to Vienna and Milan, then returning to Rome to fulfil his duties to the Prince.

Today, manuscripts of Caldara’s music are widely dispersed across Europe but his compositions which record so valuable a picture of the late Baroque in Italy and Austria are comparatively unknown to performers and little studied by scholars.

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The material directly above is protected by copyright and appears here by special permission. In addition to his busy schedule, Caldara also accepted outside commissions, composing operas for nobles in Salzburg and Monrovia.

He was the son of Giuseppe Caldara, a local violinist of no great fame. To reprint and distribute this author’s work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc. Bach in Leipzig Not all the material on this website is in the public domain. Go to the text.