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Felice Giardini

A existence of eighty years brought this concert violinist to visits throughout Europe including Rome, Naples, Berlin, France, London (where he remained for over forty years), St Petersburg and Moscow. Giardini analyzed the harpsichord, violin, and performing. He analyzed violin with Somis in Turin and quit the harpsichord after hearing …

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Gaspard Fritz

Italian tastes were indicative from the performance and compositional design of Fritz. His violin playing was generally well-recieved however the definitive Italian impact provided a distraction for his market. Teaching was his primary vocation but he performed on occasion in the house of Voltaire aswell such as Paris. Virtuostic in …

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Sebastián Durón

Sebastian was an organist and composer who secured positions at Seville Cathedral, Burgo de Osma, as well as the royal chapel in Madrid; then relocated to Bayonne, France through the battle of Spanish succession. His popularity like a composer is usually noted, not merely for innovative techiniques, also for the …

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