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Biography of Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848): biography, sheet music, recordings, weblinks and literature

Biography of Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)

29.11.1797
Born in Bergamo
1806
Admittance to the music school of Simon Mayr in Bergamo to learn harpsichord and singing
1815
Two years studying counterpoint with Padre Mattei in Bologna
1817
First appointment in Venice
1822
Great successes playing his operas in Rome, Naples and Milan
1827
Commission for twelve operas in three years to be written for San Carlo in Venice
1829
Head of the Royal music theatre in Naples
1834
Lectorship for counterpoint at the Royal conservatory in Naples
1838
Moves to Paris
1842
Composer of the court in Vienna
1845
Paralysis due to a progressive illness
08.04.1848
Dies in Bergamo

Sheet music for flute:

Sonate (F-Dur)
edition on notenbuch.deCD-Aufnahmen bei jpc.deMP3-Download bei amazon.de
(flute (oboe), piano)
Zimmermann, ZM 23470
Rating: easy
  1. Allegro amabile
  2. Allegro
One can hear that he mostly wrote operas. A really funny piece for flute.


Literature von/über Gaetano Donizetti

Last edit 16.12.2012