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Gioacchino Rossini

Data de nascimento: 29. Fevereiro 1792
Data de falecimento: 13. Novembro 1868
Outros nomes:Gioachino A. Rossini,Gioacchino Antonio Rossini

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Gioachino Antonio Rossini foi um compositor erudito italiano, muito popular em seu tempo, que criou 39 óperas, assim como diversos trabalhos para música sacra e música de câmara. Entre seus trabalhos mais conhecidos estão Il barbiere di Siviglia , La Cenerentola e Guillaume Tell .

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„Monsieur Wagner has good moments, but awful quarters of an hour!“

— Gioachino Rossini
Letter to Emile Naumann, April 1867, quoted in E Naumann Italienische Tondichter (1883) vol. 4, p. 5. Translation from The Riverside Dictionary of Biography (2005) p. 689.

„Give me the laundress' bill and I will set to music even that.“

— Gioachino Rossini
Indro Montanelli L'Italia giacobina e carbonara, Rizzoli, Milano 1972, p. 612.

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„Wait until the evening before opening night. Nothing primes inspiration more than necessity, whether it be the presence of a copyist waiting for your work or the prodding of an impresario tearing his hair. In my time, all the impresarios in Italy were bald at thirty.“

— Gioachino Rossini
From an undated letter, published in Luigi Rognoni Gioacchino Rossini (1968) p. 337. Translation from Josiah Fisk and Jeff Nichols (eds.) Composers on Music (1997) p. 67. On the right time to write an overture.

„Music is a kind of harmonious language.“

— Gioachino Rossini
Zanolini, Biografia di Gioachino Rossini (1875)

„Simple melody and variety in rhythm.“

— Gioachino Rossini
His motto for Italian music, formulated in a letter to Filippo Filippi, August 26, 1868; Luca Somigli Legitimizing the Artist (2003) p. 103. Often misquoted as "Simple melody – clear rhythm!"

„This little composition, which is, alas, the last mortal sin of my old age.“

— Gioachino Rossini
Introductory note to the Petite Messe Solennelle. Translation from Justin Wintle (ed.) Makers of Nineteenth Century Culture (2002) vol. 2, p. 527.