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Antonio Maria Bononcini (18 June 1677 – 8 July 1726) was an Italian cellist and composer, the younger brother of the better-known Giovanni Bononcini. Bononcini was born and died at Modena
Modena
in Italy. Like his brother, he studied with Giovanni Paolo Colonna. Between 1690 and 1693, he played in the orchestra of Cardinal Pamphili. In 1698 he composed an allegory, La fama eroica, for performance in Rome. He worked for some years with his brother, and joined him in the court orchestra at Vienna, where in 1705 he became Kapellmeister to the future Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI. In 1713 he returned to Italy, where he worked in Milan, Naples and Modena. In 1721 he became the maestro di cappella in Modena, where he remained for the rest of his life. In addition to his stage works, he composed over 40 cantatas (most of them for solo voice and harpsichord), as well as sacred music including a Mass in G minor, a Stabat Mater
Stabat Mater
in C Minor, and a Salve Regina. Operas[edit]

Tigrane, re d'Armenia (1710) I veri amici (1715) Il tiranno eroe (1715) Sesostri re d'Egitto (1716) La conquista del vello d'oro (1717) Astianatte (1718) Griselda (1718) Nino (1720) Merope (1721) Endimione (1721) Rosiclea in Dania (1721)

References[edit]

Randel, Don Michael (ed.) "Bononcini, Antonio Maria" in The Harvard Biographical Dictionary of Music, Harvard University Press, 1996, p. 92. ISBN 0-674-37299-9

Authority control

WorldCat Identities VIAF: 29726619 LCCN: n79140937 ISNI: 0000 0000 8342 6007 GND: 100788009 SUDOC: 035271329 BNF: cb139786276 (data) BNE: XX1535799 SNAC: w66978cp

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