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Pergolesi

[per-gaw-le-zee]
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noun
  1. Gio·van·ni Bat·tis·ta [jaw-vahn-nee baht-tees-tah] /dʒɔˈvɑn ni bɑtˈtis tɑ/, 1710–36, Italian composer.
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Examples from the Web for pergolesi

Historical Examples

  • It was a splendid edition, in score, of Pergolesi's "Stabat Mater."

    Charles Auchester, Volume 1 of 2

    Elizabeth Sheppard

  • This brilliant genius, Pergolesi, died in 1736, at the age of twenty-six.

  • Should my line of action with regard to Pergolesi be dominated by my love or by my respect for his music?

    An Autobiography

    Igor Stravinsky

  • Went down after reading her letter, and played and sang the Gloria in Excelsis of Pergolesi, with all my soul.

    Hard Cash

    Charles Reade

  • (A piano starts playing in the adjoining room—an ancient lune, full of soft and solemn melody; the "Nina" of Pergolesi).

    Three Plays

    Luigi Pirandello


British Dictionary definitions for pergolesi

Pergolesi

noun
  1. Giovanni Battista (dʒoˈvanni batˈtista). 1710–36, Italian composer: his works include the operetta La Serva padrona (1733) and the Stabat Mater (1736) for women's voices
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