Luigi Rossi

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Luigi Rossi was one of the most important Italian composers of the early Baroque. His appreciation for the emotions of texts led him to devise new means of expression in vocal music, which was the major…
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Ballet de la nuit, opéra-ballet 1653 Opera
Oratorio per la Settimana Santa, for soprano voice, bass voice, chorus & orchestra (attributed) 164? Choral
Orfeo, opera 1647 Opera
Le Canterine romane Miscellaneous (Classical)
Passacaglia Orchestral
La Cecità del misero mortale, cantata, for 5 voices, 2 violins & continuo Choral
Passacaille del Seignour Louigi, for harpsichord (from the Bauyn Manuscript) Keyboard
Un Peccator pentito, oratorio for 5 voices, 2 vioins, lute & basso continuo 1641 Choral
La bella più bella che il cor me ferì, cantata for voice & continuo Vocal Music
A qual dardo, cantata Choral
Fan battaglia, cantata for 3 soprano voice & continuo 164? Vocal Music
Il Predica del Sole, dialogue for 5 voices Choral
Lamento di Zaida mora 1630 Miscellaneous (Classical)
Disperati, che aspetti più, cantata for voice & continuo 1640 Choral
Occhi belli, occhi miei, cantata for 2 voices & continuo 163? Vocal Music
Lamento della Regina di Svezia Vocal Music
Mio core languisce e mai non si more, cantata for voice & continuo Vocal Music
Or che la notte del silenzio amica, for voice & continuo Vocal Music
Pender non prima vide sopra vil tronco (Pianto della Maddalena) Concerto
Ergi la mente al sole, cantata for 5 voices & continuo 164? Miscellaneous (Classical)
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