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FRANCESCO CORBETTA  

(1615 - 1681)

With a reputation as one of the leading guitarists of his time, the Italian composer Francesco Corbetta was taken to Paris by Cardinal Mazarin, becoming guitar teacher to Louis XIV, and subsequently to Charles II, after the restoration of the English monarchy in 1660. Returning to Paris, he taught the Dauphin. He dedicated a collection of guitar music, under the title La guitarre royale, to Charles II, and a further volume, under the same title, to Louis XIV.

Role: Classical Composer 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 
BAROQUE GUITAR SUITES BIS
BIS-CD-176
Instrumental
Chamber Music - UCCELLINI, M. / KAPSBERGER, G.G. / FERRARI, B. / FRESCOBALDI, G. (What Artemisia Heard) (El Mundo, Savino) Dorian Sono Luminus
DSL-92195
Chamber Music
Chamber Music (17th Century) - PLAYFORD, J. / LOCKE, M. / CORBETTA, F. / PURCELL, H. (La Beata Olanda: John Come Kiss Me Now) (Bleich, Stempfel) Carpe Diem
CD-16273
Instrumental
CORBETTA / VISEE: Suites for Guitars and Theorbos Naxos
8.553745
Chamber Music, Instrumental, Chamber Music
CORBETTA, F. / VISEE, R. de: Guitar Music (Une larme) (Conte) Carpe Diem
CD-16278
Instrumental
CORBETTA, F.: Varii scherzi di sonate / Mantovana / Sinfonia / Folia (A Guitarist from Pavia across Europe) (La Ghirlanda Mosicale) Dynamic
CDS517
Instrumental, Chamber Music, Vocal, Instrumental, Vocal, Instrumental, Chamber Music, Vocal, Instrumental, Vocal, Instrumental
CORBETTA: Guitar Music BIS
BIS-CD-799
Instrumental




 
 
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