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Jacopo Peri

voc, 1561-1633 IT, Rome
Singer / Composer of Classical

20 August 1561 – 12 August 1633. Italian composer and singer of the transitional period between the Renaissance and Baroque styles, and is often called the inventor of opera. He wrote the first work to be called an opera today, Dafne (around 1597), and also the first opera to have survived to the present day, Euridice (1600).

     
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Euridice, Prologo - La Tragedia: Io che d'alti sospir on Peri: Euridice by Jacopo Peri, Ensemble Albalonga, Aníbal E. Cetrangolo, Luca Dordolo, Sylva Pozzer & La Compagnia dei Febi Armonici
Euridice, Scena I: Per quel vago boschetto on Peri: Euridice by Jacopo Peri, Ensemble Albalonga, Aníbal E. Cetrangolo, Luca Dordolo, Sylva Pozzer & La Compagnia dei Febi Armonici
Le Lagrime d'Orfeo: 24. Lassa, che di spavento "Euridice" on Stravaganza d'Amore! The Birth of Opera at the Medici Court by Ensemble Pygmalion & Raphael Pichon
Euridice, Scena I: Nel pur ardor de la più bella stella on Peri: Euridice by Jacopo Peri, Ensemble Albalonga, Aníbal E. Cetrangolo, Luca Dordolo, Sylva Pozzer & La Compagnia dei Febi Armonici
Le Lagrime d'Orfeo: 32. Ma che più ? a 5 "Euridice" on Stravaganza d'Amore! The Birth of Opera at the Medici Court by Ensemble Pygmalion & Raphael Pichon
Euridice, Scena I: Lassa che di spavento on Peri: Euridice by Jacopo Peri, Ensemble Albalonga, Aníbal E. Cetrangolo, Luca Dordolo, Sylva Pozzer & La Compagnia dei Febi Armonici
Le Lagrime d'Orfeo: 26. Cruda morte. Sospirate aure celesti "Euridice" on Stravaganza d'Amore! The Birth of Opera at the Medici Court by Ensemble Pygmalion & Raphael Pichon
Le Lagrime d'Orfeo: 25. Non piango e non sospiro "Euridice" on Stravaganza d'Amore! The Birth of Opera at the Medici Court by Ensemble Pygmalion & Raphael Pichon
Euridice, Scena I: Cruda morte on Peri: Euridice by Jacopo Peri, Ensemble Albalonga, Aníbal E. Cetrangolo, Luca Dordolo, Sylva Pozzer & La Compagnia dei Febi Armonici
Le Lagrime d'Orfeo: 31. Gioite al canto mio "Euridice" on Stravaganza d'Amore! The Birth of Opera at the Medici Court by Ensemble Pygmalion & Raphael Pichon

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Battaglie & Lamenti (1600-1660)Claudio Monteverdi, Jacopo Peri, Nicolò Fontei, Barbara Strozzi, Montserrat Figueras, Hespèrion XXI, Jordi Savall2000Compil.
Il Zazzerino. Music Of Jacopo PeriJacopo Peri / Ellen Hargis, Paul O'Dette, Andrew Lawrence-King, Hille Perl1999Album
Le Musiche Sopra L'Euridice Di Ottavio Rinuccini Rappresentante Nello Sponsalizio Della Cristianissima Maria de' Medici Regina di Francia E di Navarra (1600)Jacopo Peri, Angelo Ephrikian1997Album
EuridiceJacopo Peri1995Album
La Camerata fiorentina - MadrigauxGiulio Caccini, Jacopo Peri1983Album
EuridiceJacopo Peri1979Album
Canti AmorosiNigel Rogers - Giulio Caccini • Jacopo Peri • Claudio Saracini • Sigismondo D'India • Marco Da Gagliano • Vincenzo Calestani • Francesco Rasi • Giovanni Del Turco1975Album
Sopra L'Euridice Del Sig. Ottavio Rinuccini Rappresentante Nello Sponsalizio Della Cristianissima Maria Medici Regina di Francia E di NavarraJacopo Peri, Angelo Ephrikian1966Album
La Nascita Del MelodrammaOrazio Vecchi, Adriano Banchieri, Jacopo Peri1965Single
Le Musiche Di Iacopo Peri Nobil Fiorentino Sopra L'Euridice Del Sig. Ottavio Rinuccini Rappresentante Nello Sponsalizio Della Cristianissima Maria Medici Regina di Francia E di NavarraJacopo Peri, Angelo EphrikianAlbum
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