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Scarlatti, Alessandro (1660–1725)

  1. George Thomas Kurian

Published Online: 25 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470670606.wbecc1213

The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization

How to Cite

Kurian, G. T. 2011. Scarlatti, Alessandro (1660–1725). The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 NOV 2011

Abstract

Italian composer of oratorios. He served as maestro di cappella in the San Girolamo della Carita at Rome. Later he also served as maestro di cappella at the Oratorio della Vallicella. In 1716 the pope granted him the title of Cavalieri for his services to the church.

Keywords:

  • Scarlatti, Alessandro (1660–1725);
  • Italian composer of oratorios;
  • lenten entertainment, among nobility