Johann Adolph Hasse (baptised 25 March 1699 – 16 December 1783) was an 18th-century German composer, singer and teacher of music. Immensely popular in his time, Hasse was best known for his prolific operatic output, though he also composed a considerable quantity of sacred music. Married to soprano Faustina Bordoni and a great friend of librettist Pietro Metastasio, whose libretti he frequently set, Hasse was a pivotal figure in the development of opera seria and 18th-century music.

Hasse was born in Bergedorf, near Hamburg, and died in Venice.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1993 La conversione di Sant' Agostino (Mitglieder des Rias Kammerchores & Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, feat. conductor: Marcus Creed, singers Georg, Köhler, Popken, Wörle) Johann Adolf Hasse 1
1993 Flute Concertos by Scheibe, Agrell & Hasse Scheibe, Agrell, Hasse; Maria Bania, Irene Spranger, Concerto Copenhagen 1
1993 Requiem in C major / Miserere in E minor Hasse; Il Fondamento, Paul Dombrecht 5 2
1994 Mottetti virtuosi Hasse; Le Parlement de Musique, Martin Gester 1
1994 Piramo e Tisbe (Capella Clementina feat. conductor: Helmut Müller-Brühl) Johann Adolf Hasse 1
1997 Salve Regina Johann Adolf Hasse; Barbara Bonney, Bernarda Fink, Musica Antiqua Köln, Reinhard Goebel 1
1999 La Contadina Hasse; Graciela Oddone, Lorenzo Regazzo, Ensemble Arcadia, Attilio Cremonesi 1
2000 Piramo e Tisbe Johann Adolf Hasse; La Stagione, Michael Schneider, Schlick, Monoyios, Jochens 1
2000 Cleofide Johann Adolf Hasse; Cappella Coloniensis, William Christie 1
2005 Faustina Bordoni: Faustina Bordoni: Faces of/Visages d'une prima donna Händel, Hasse; Kimberly Barber, Arion, Monica Huggett 1
2011 Johann Adolph Hasse Reloaded Johann Adolf Hasse; Valer Barna-Sabadus, Hofkapelle München, Michael Hofstetter 1
2013 A Tribute To Faustina Bordoni Georg Friedrich Händel & Johann Adolf Hasse 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1994 Le temps des castrats 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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