Nicola Porpora

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Nicola (Antonio) Porpora (or Niccolò Porpora) (17 August 1686 – 3 March 1768) was a Neapolitan composer of Baroque operas (see opera seria) and teacher of singing, whose most famous singing student was the castrato Farinelli. Other students included composers Matteo Capranica and Joseph Haydn.

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2012 Vespro per la Festività dell'Assunta Nicola Porpora ; Martin Gester, Maîtrise de Bretagne, Le Parlement de Musique 1
Leçons de Ténèbres (Les Paladins feat. conductor: Jérôme Correas) Nicola Porpora 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1994 Le temps des castrats Compilation Georg Friedrich Händel, Henry Purcell, Johann Sebastian Bach, Johann Adolf Hasse, Nicola Porpora, Antonio Caldara, Christoph Willibald Gluck, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Gioachino Rossini 1

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
6 Sinfonie da camera Op. 2 Nicola Porpora 1

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