Italian priest and composer Francesco Antonio Bonporti (1672-1749) used the freedom of his office and lack of need for financial support to write personal music according to his own taste. He was inventive, especially in melody and rhythm.
Biographical sketch, portrait, and comments on his originality from Promozione e Produzione Music Publishers. Includes RM audio samples.
Biographical sketch with early training, links to related composers, music, and period material, and summary of compositions from the Here Of A Sunday Morning radio program.
Two short biographies including related composers, analysis of style, and representative works from Musicalics.
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