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 (pĕr′gə-lā′zē, -gō-lĕ′-), Giovanni Battista 1710-1736.
Italian composer who wrote the opera The Maid as Mistress (1733).


(Italian perɡoˈleːsi)
(Biography) Giovanni Battista (dʒoˈvanni batˈtista). 1710–36, Italian composer: his works include the operetta La Serva padrona (1733) and the Stabat Mater (1736) for women's voices


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Giovanni Battista, 1710–36, Italian composer.
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Exclusive to the July open weekends, visitors can enjoy special performances of Stabat Mater, led by Bennett Hogg, composed by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, and performed by The William Shield Chamber, directed by John Traherne MBE.
After its shot glass of Scarlatti, the ensemble was joined by mezzo Monica Piccinini for a performance of Pergolesi's "Salve Regina per soprano." It was the less-known of the Pergolesi works on offer this evening and the relatively rare performance was refreshing.
No video projections, 13 baroque works (arias from Vivaldi, Monteverdi, Pergolesi, Tartini) sound against the background of giant bumblebees, boats floating in the sky and architecture of human bodies that run, climb and glide through the air, mesmerized viewers.
Bajo el providencial mecenazgo de la familia Bertrand y Mata que igual reconocio esas condiciones extraordinarias, a la edad de once anos entro al Conservatorio Superior de Musica del Liceo de Barcelona, convirtiendose con el tiempo en la voz mas destacada de su generacion, en figura de exportacion del propio Teatro Liceo que acompano su debut con la Serpina de La serva padrona, de Giovanni Batista Pergolesi, en el Teatro Fortuny de Reus, en 1955.
This continuous performance features a programme of music from Italy and Britain, including new work from composer Charlie Radio Amore Barber alongside music by Vivaldi, Pergolesi, Purcell, Handel, Steve Martland and Michael Nyman.
Handel, Vivo from Watermusic; Lascia chi'o pianga from Rinaldo; Pergolesi, Stabat Mater dolorosa; Dvorak, Largo from Symphony No.
In the "elogio" of Pergolesi, Sigismondo does not fail to, like in various other moments in Apoteosi, express his disapproval of his teacher Francesco Durante, a renowned counterpoint master but melodically lacking--"his ariette resulted lifeless, the modulations or melodies unsavory and lacking in character", ("l'accompagnamento di semplici consonanze e quasi semprepedantesco"), questioning Rousseau's inclusion of him amongst the greats.
Polish countertenor Jakub Jzef Orlinski is one of the guest soloists for the Music of the Baroque concerts "Concertos for Voice -- Vivaldi, Pergolesi, Handel" at two locations: first tonight at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, then Monday at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E.
Many composers have set the words to music, however Pergolesi's composition for soprano and alto solo is often felt to be particularly emotional.
Bocelli's hits include "Because We Believe," "Time to Say Goodbye," "Cantico," and "The Prayer." Sinatra is widely known for "Strangers of the Night," "My Way," "Fly Me to the Moon," and "Moon River." "La Serva Padrona" is an iconic Italian opera composed by Italian composer Giovanni Battista Pergolesi. It was performed for the first time in 1733.
Tiples de Santo Domingo, the oldest choir in the Philippines, opened the concert with Giovanni Battista Pergolesi's 'Stabat Mater,' an acclaimed 18th-century composition about Mary as the mother of the suffering Christ, and A.
The original Latin text has been set to music by numerous composers, including Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Gioachino Rossini, Karol Szymanowski, Giuseppe Verdi, Ferenc Liszt, Krzysztof Penderecki and others.