Vallotti, Francesco Antonio
Vallotti, Francesco Antonio
Vallotti, Francesco Antonio, Italian music theorist and composer; b. Vercelli, June 11, 1697; d. Padua, Jan. 10,1780. A Franciscan monk, he was a pupil of Donati in Milan and in Padua, where he settled. He became 3rdorganist at the basilica of S. Antonio in 1723, where he subsequently was its maestro di cappella from 1730 until his death. As a composer, he greatly distinguished himself as a contrapuntist. He composed much sacred vocal music, including masses, Psalms, hymns, antiphons, and other pieces; also wrote 30 fugues for various instruments. He wrote various treatises, which remain in MS. Also publ. Della scienza teorica e pratica della moderna musica,book I (Padua, 1779; books 2-4 ed. by G. Zanon and B. Rizzi as Trattato della moderna musica,Padua, 1950).
L. Sabbatini, Notizie sopra la vita e le opere del rev. P. F. A. V.(Padua, 1780).
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