Padre Giuseppe Paolucci (1727-1777) – theoretician and composer, was one of the most admired pupils of Padre Giovanni Battista Martini.
In 1756 he was appointed maestro di cappella at the basilica of the Frari in Venice. In 1761 he moved on to the church of San Francesco in Perugia, and ten years later, after a brief period in Senigallia at the church of San Martino dei Serviti, he was named maestro di cappella at the basilica of San Francesco in Assisi, where he remained until his death on 26 April 1777.
A prolific composer of sacred music, a great part of which has remained in manuscript, Paolucci owes his fame to the treatise, “Arte pratica del contrappunto dimostrata con esempi di vari autori e con osservazioni”, published in 3 volumes and printed in Venice between 1765 and 1772.
Padre Martini drew from this treatise for his own “Esemplare”. Paolucci’s only printed work is his “Preces o voces concinendae in Oratione Quadragita Horarum” (VE 1767).


Disco n.1
Paolucci, Giuseppe
Veni creator spiritus
  1 - Veni creator spiritus (5:56)
Sinfonia a 4
  2 - I. Allegro (2:27)
  3 - II. Andante (2:36)
  4 - III. Allegro (2:23)
Ecce nunc, "Psalm 133"
  5 - I. Allegro (4:03)
  6 - II. Andante (2:36)
  7 - III. Allegro (2:23)
Flute Concerto
  8 - I. Allegro (3:18)
  9 - II. Adagio (3:57)
  10 - III. Allegro (3:33)
Salvete flores martyrum
  11 - Salvete flores martyrum (2:10)
Domine deus
  12 - Domine deus (2:01)
Salve sancte pater
  13 - Salve sancte pater (1:38)
  14 - Redemptionem (4:26)
Diffusa est gratia
  15 - Diffusa est gratia (3:41)
Victimae paschali laudes
  16 - Victimae paschali laudes (4:02)
  • Performers: Cappella Musicale della Basilica di San Francesco d’Assisi dir. Padre Giuseppe Magrino Ofm conv. Eugenio Becchetti: organo I SOLISTI DI PERUGIA Maria Cecilia Berioli: violoncello Cristina Palomba: flauto
  • Historical Period: Classicism
  • Code: TC 721601
  • Edition: August 2003
  • Barcode: 8007194102598
  • Set: 1
  • Total tracks: 16
  • Total duration: 00:51:32

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