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  • The divine pages of Rossini, Cimarosa, or Zingarelli called up no emotion, gave no voice to any poetry in her life; her soul was a desert.

    The Magic Skin 2007

  • Gluck, Paesiello, Cimarosa, Haydn, and certain secondary geniuses, developed in their souls a passionate emotion which never passed beyond the chaste enclosure of their breasts, though it permeated that other creation through which, in spirit, they winged their flight.

    A Daughter of Eve 2007

  • Here it was that Emmy found her delight, and was introduced for the first time to the wonders of Mozart and Cimarosa.

    Vanity Fair 2006

  • Paisiello, Sarti, the wonderful Cimarosa, and Martin y Soler, composer of one of the tunes played by the onstage orchestra in the last act of Mozart's Don Giovanni, to my great-great-grandfather, who took over in 1797.

    An Autobiography Peter, Ustinov 1977

  • Scarlatti, for example, and few in the era when the early conventional opera saw its palmy days in the hands of Cimarosa and his compeers.

    Woman's Work in Music Arthur Elson

  • At length, when the air by Cimarosa was played, the emperor turned round, and taking Pasiello by the hand, exclaimed, "By my faith, my friend, the man who has composed that air, may proclaim himself the greatest composer in Europe."

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 12, No. 346, December 13, 1828 Various

  • Cimarosa, Bellini, Donizetti, and the earlier works of Rossini and

    Style in Singing W. E. Haslam

  • Napoleon was once present at the performance of one of Pasiello's operas, in which was introduced an air by Cimarosa.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 12, No. 346, December 13, 1828 Various

  • 'Neither of them, though both were literary and musical, could endure German literature and music, had got beyond the stale sarcasms of the _Anti-Jacobin_, or could admit that there is glory for such men as Weber, Beethoven, and Mendelssohn, as well as for Cimarosa and Paisiello ....

    Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century George Paston

  • Cimarosa, that Vivaldi was ever allowed to return to his native country; but Consalvi, who was the friend of Vivaldi, feeling with the Marquis

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete Various


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  • Domenico Cimarosa (17 December 1749, Aversa, Province of Caserta – 11 January 1801, Venice) was an Italian opera composer of the Neapolitan school. He wrote more than eighty operas during his lifetime, including his masterpiece, Il matrimonio segreto (1792). -- Wikipedia

    February 20, 2012