Gioacchino Cocchi

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An Italian composer of opera, oratorios, vocal chamber music and cantatas, and minuets for instrumental performances. Probably born in Padua, Cocchi held positions in Venice, London (where he met The…
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An Italian composer of opera, oratorios, vocal chamber music and cantatas, and minuets for instrumental performances. Probably born in Padua, Cocchi held positions in Venice, London (where he met The Mozarts -- Carlisle House -- and was replaced by J. C. Bach -- The Haymarket Theatre), and once again Venice. Cocchi was renowned and noted for his ability to arrange musical structures in such a way as to help lay the foundations for the Classical era: a mused musical artisan.