Antonio Cesti

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Antonio Cesti was an important composer of the 17th century Italian Baroque, particularly in the field of opera.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Orontea, opera in a prologue & 3 acts 1649 Opera
Intorno all'idol mio (soprano aria from opera "Orontea") Vocal Music
L'Argia, opera in a prologue & 3 acts Opera
Amanti, io vi disfido, cantata for voice & continuo Vocal Music
Tu mancavi a tormentarmi (aria arranged for strings & harp by L.Stokowski) Concerto
Work(s) Miscellaneous (Classical)
Pria ch'adori, cantata for 2 voices & continuo (2 versions) Vocal Music
Si mantiene il mio amor (bass aria from opera "Alessandro") Vocal Music
La Dori, opera in a prologue & 3 acts 1657 Opera
Lamento della Madre Ebrea (Del famoso oriente), lament for voice & continuo Vocal Music
Il Tito, opera in a prologue & 3 acts Opera
Il pomo d'oro, opera in a prologue & 4 acts Opera
Aspettate, cantata for voice & continuo Vocal Music
Più bella maestà...Dormi, dormi ben mio, cantata for voice & continuo Vocal Music
Già son morto, motet for 2 voices Vocal Music
Alme, sol vive, cantata for voice & continuo Vocal Music
Le disgrazie d'Amore, opera in a prologue & 3 acts Opera
E qual misero, cantata for voice & continuo Vocal Music
Rimbombava d'intorno, cantata for voice & continuo (3 versions) Vocal Music
O quanto, cantata for voice & continuo (2 versions) Vocal Music
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