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Caldara, Antonio#

b. Venice (Italy), around 1670, d. Vienna, Dec. 28, 1736, musician, Italian composer of the late baroque period; trained in Venice, first in service in Mantua and Rome; Deputy Court Music Director from Jan. 1, 1715 (with J. J. Fux); apparently more highly esteemed by Karl VI than his Court Music Director Fux. Composed mainly operas and oratorios; his very extensive work has so far been investigated only partially.


About 90 operas (Daphne, La Clemenza di Tito and others), 43 oratorios, various secular and spiritual Cantatas, trio sonatas and masses.


B. Pritchard, A. C., 1987.