Transcript of Letters from the Academy of Ancient Musick at London to Sigr. Antonio Lotti of Venice with his answers and testimonies (London, 1732), 42 folios. The versos are blank throughout.
Antonio Lotti: Letters to him
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- Dates of Creationc. 1900 (copy of the original of 1732)
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Antonio Lotti (c. 1667-1740), composer, was born in Venice, and studied under Legrenzi. He spent his career at St Mark's Cathedral in Venice, starting as an organist, before becoming maestro di cappella in 1736. He visited Dresden on the invitation of the Crown Prince of Saxony, 1717-1719. Lotti composed hymns, masses, operas and psalms, and was also a noted teacher.
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Received from the library of Sedley Taylor, 1920.
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