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Caccini

[kaht-chee-nee] /kɑtˈtʃi ni/
noun
1.
Giulio
[joo-lyaw] /ˈdʒu lyɔ/ (Show IPA),
c1546–1618, Italian singer and composer.
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  • I see very little Wagner in it; it is more like Caccini or Monteverde.

    Evelyn Innes George Moore
  • It was certainly well fitted to be one of the parents of the recitative of Peri and Caccini with the church chant as the other.

    Some Forerunners of Italian Opera

    William James Henderson
  • Caccini desired that the employment of all these factors in song should be regulated by the significance of the text.

    Some Forerunners of Italian Opera

    William James Henderson
  • Caccini was somewhat more liberal than Peri in the use of floridity and always showed taste and judgement therein.

    Some Forerunners of Italian Opera

    William James Henderson
  • Caccini also showed that he was not averse to the lascivious allurements of two female voices moving in elementary harmonies.

    Some Forerunners of Italian Opera

    William James Henderson
  • Vocal colorature, which had already appeared in the dramatic pieces of Caccini, became the most beloved means of effect.

  • It appears also from Peri's preface that he had some assistance from Caccini in writing his score.

    How Music Developed W. J. Henderson
  • Caccini's setting of Rinuccini's poem is similar in general style to that of Peri.

    How Music Developed W. J. Henderson
  • Jacopo Peri and Caccini were among the first workers in the comparatively new form, and they both took the same subject, Eurydice.

    Critical & Historical Essays Edward MacDowell
  • The reforms of Galilei and Caccini were, as we shall see, aimed at this condition.

    Some Forerunners of Italian Opera

    William James Henderson

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