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Tomaso Albinoni

Biography

Not much is well known about the life span of Tomaso Albinoni. He was the eldest child of a rich Venetian paper vendor. The family members was perfectly off, and in his adult existence Albinoni was economically independent. He considered himself as an amateur musician. Although totally been trained in his artwork, he didn’t seek professional work in music. He was an excellent performer around the violin, and something of the very most prolific authors from the violin concerto within the high Baroque. In the beginning Albinoni attemptedto compose chapel music, but didn’t meet with very much success. Yet, in 1694, using the publication of 12 trio sonatas as well as the creation of his opera Zenobia, Regina de Palmireni, Albinoni experienced discovered his milieu. For the others of his existence he’d compose cantatas, operas, instrumental sonatas and concerti. His operas had been well-known throughout Italy, and so are very original, but not popular today. In 1705, he wedded the soprano opera vocalist Margherita Rimandi. Collectively that they had six kids, while she continuing with her performing profession. Tomaso Albinoni in the mean time had inherited some of his father’s property, and started a singing college. In 1722, he released a assortment of 12 concerti. He also was asked to Munich in which a creation of his opera I veri amici was presented with within the festivities honoring the relationship from the Prince Elector towards the daughter from the Emperor. This happened at possibly the elevation of Albinoni’s popularity. Albinoni was incredibly prolific and it is said to possess made up over 80 operas, 40 single cantatas, 79 sonatas, 59 concerti, and 8 sinfonias. He made up oboe concertos, dealing with the oboe like a lyrical, melodic device, very much as the tone of voice could have been treated. His compositions are really specific, and he possessed great presents like a melodist. His compositions had been very much adored by Johann Sebastian Bach, who utilized styles of Albinoni’s in a number of of his key pad fugues. Two of the themes result from Albinoni’s function Opera Prima. Bach also utilized to practice recognizing the continuo harmonies using bass lines of Albinoni, and bits of Albinoni’s had been utilized by Bach for teaching. Albinoni was at once accorded a location in the annals of music close to Arcangelo Corelli and Antonio Vivaldi. At the start from the twentieth hundred years, editions of his functions had been released, and his violin music continues to be performed.

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Full Name Tomaso Albinoni
Died January 17, 1751, Venice, Italy
Profession Composer, Violinist
Nationality Venetian
Spouse Margherita Rimondi
Parents Antonio Albinoni


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Der Torwart Documentary writer: "Adagio" announced
Velvet 2016 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Truman 2015 writer: "Concerto a cinque"
Chloe & Theo 2015 writer: "Adagio in G Minor" - as Thomas Albinoni
Alpha House 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Inbetweeners 2 2014 writer: "Adagio in G Minor" - as Albinoni, uncredited
World War One at Home 2014 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Endeavour 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Adieu Berthe - L'enterrement de mémé 2012 writer: "Adagio in G Minor"
Kotirauha 2011 writer: "Adagio in G Minor"
Abel Escoto: Fragmentos de Vida e Obra 2009 Documentary short writer: "Adagio", extract from "Concerto
Nel nome del male 2009 TV Movie writer: "Adagio per archi e organo in sol minore"
Screenwipe 2008 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Banda sonora 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Standby 2008 Short writer: "Concerto for Oboe in D Minor, Op. 9, No. 2"
Coda in G Minor 2008 Short writer: "Adagio in G Minor for Strings & Organ"
Mauvaise foi 2006 writer: "Adagio in G minor"
Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus 2006 writer: "Concerto for String Orchestra Opus 5, No. 1"
Casanova 2005 writer: "Concerto
Pictures of Finland: Wonderland Suomi 2005 Video documentary writer: "Adagio"
Bob the Butler 2005 writer: "Albinoni's Adagio"
One Tree Hill 2005 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Six Feet Under TV Series 1 episode, 2001 writer - 2 episodes, 2002 - 2004
Monkey Dust 2003 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Operación triunfo 2002 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Forgive Me Father 2001 "Adagio for Organ and Strings"
Anatomie 2000 as T. Albinoni, "Adagio in G-Minor"
Ringu 0 2000 writer: "The Adagio in G Minor for Strings and Organ Continuo"
Adazhio 2000 Short writer: "Adagio g-moll in G Minor" - as Albinoni
My Neighbors the Yamadas 1999 music: "Adagio in G Minor"
Show Me Love 1998 writer: "ADAGIO PER FLAUTO, ARCHI ED ORGANO"
Welcome to Sarajevo 1997 "Adagio in G Minor for Strings & Organ" / writer: "Adagio in G Minor for Strings & Organ"
Telo bez duse 1996 Documentary writer: "Adagio in G Minor"
Hana yori dango 1996 TV Series writer: "Adagio In G Minor"
Night Train to Venice 1996 as Albinoni, "Adagio"
Yatsuhaka-mura: Kindaichi Kôsuke no kessaku suiri 1991 TV Movie writer: "Adagio"
The Doors 1991 writer: "Albinoni Adagio" - uncredited
The Doors: Dance on Fire 1985 Video documentary writer: "Adagio"
Flashdance 1983 as Albinoni, "Adagio for Strings"
Regreso del más allá 1982 "Adagio in G minor"
Gallipoli 1981 writer: "ADAGIO IN G MINOR FOR STRINGS & ORGAN"
Murder in Texas 1981 TV Movie writer: "Adagio in G minor"
Cosmos 1980 TV Mini-Series documentary writer - 1 episode
A un 1980 TV Series 1 episode
The Secret Life of Plants 1978 Documentary "Adagio in G"
Butterflies 1978 TV Series writer: "Adagio in G minor"
Space: 1999 1975 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Rollerball 1975 as Albinoni, "Adagio for Strings and Organ in G minor" / writer: "Adagio for Strings and Organ in G minor"
The First Time, I Ever... 1975 writer: "Adagio in G minor" - uncredited
Kerkyra 1973 Documentary short writer: "Sonata Op.2 No. 3, 6 Marcia from Hamlet"
Scenes from a Marriage 1973 TV Mini-Series writer - 6 episodes
Bruce Lee: The Man and the Legend 1973 Documentary writer: "Adagio in G Minor"
Firmafesten 1972 writer: "Adagio, stråkorkester, g-moll"
Rote Sonne 1970 writer: "Adagio in G Minor", "Adagio in G Minor Outtake"
Oncle Yanco 1967 Documentary short writer: "Trumpet Concerto 'San Marco': II. Allegro"
Museo del Prado: otros pintores españoles siglos XV-XVI-XVII 1966 Documentary short writer: "Adagio in G minor for strings and organ"
The Trial 1962 music: "Adagio D'Albinoni", "Jazz sur l'adagio d'Albinoni", "Jazz Hallucination", "Diabolic K", "12 concerti a cinque, Op. 5: No. 12 in C Major", "Adagio d'Albinoni, À L'Orgue Baroque", "Adagio in G" uncredited
Les dimanches de Ville d'Avray 1962 music: "Adaggio, for Organ and Orchestra" - as d'Albignon

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Berega 2012 Short
Europa 2007/I Short
Nautil-Us 2007 Short
Spalding V. Kincaid 2005 Short
Andante ma non trompo 1996 Short
Zalozhniki dyavola 1993
Adagio cantabile 1990 TV Movie original music
A halálraítélt 1990 as Albinoni
Días de combate 1982 as Tommaso Albinioni
Tal vez mañana... 1979 Short
Atenzingo, cacicazgo y corrupción 1973 Documentary
Ballet Adagio 1972 Short as Albinoni, from "Adagio in C"
Arte barroco 1968 Documentary short

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Zolushka 2011 TV Movie music
Dr. Chopper: Inside the Lair - The Making of Dr. Chopper 2005 Video short stock music
Defenceless: A Blood Symphony 2004 composer: additional music
Celeste 1991 TV Series incidental music - 1 episode
Andrea Celeste 1979 TV Series incidental music - 1 episode
The Trial 1962 composer: additional music

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