Francesca Caccini

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Francesca Caccini (Signorini), known as "La Cecchina" was one of the most acclaimed sopranos of her time and a noted teacher, as well as a composer of the early Baroque era. She was the elder of two daughters…
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Amarilli mia bella Vocal Music
La Liberazione di Ruggiero Dall'Ilosa D'Alcina, opera Opera
Lasciatemi qui solo, aria for voice & continuo (from Il primo libro delle Musiche, Firenze) 1618 Vocal Music
Maria, dolce Maria, madrigal 1618 Vocal Music
O che nuovo stupor, motet 1618 Vocal Music
Aria sopra la romanesca "Dov' io credea" Chamber Music
Dispiegate guancie amate, for voice & continuo Vocal Music
Io mi distruggo, madrigal Vocal Music
O chiome belle, canzonetta for voice & continuo Vocal Music
Io veggio i campi verdeggiar fecondi, for voice & continuo
Chi desia di saper, for voice & continuo Vocal Music
Non sò se qual sorriso, canzonetta for voice & continuo Vocal Music
Ch'Amor sia nudo, canzonetta for voice & continuo Vocal Music
Iesu corona virginum Vocal Music
S'io men vò, canzonetta for voice & continuo Vocal Music
Dov'io credea le mie speranze vere, aria for voice & continuo Vocal Music
O vive rose, canzonetta for voice & continuo Vocal Music
Fresche aurette, canzonette for voice & continuo Vocal Music
Te lucis ante terminum, hymn Vocal Music
Regina celi, motet Vocal Music
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