Erasmo di Bartolo

Erasmo Bartoli Filippino or Erasmo di Bartolo, called padre Raimo (1606–1656), was an Italian priest, composer, and teacher at the conservatories in Naples.[1]

Erasmo Bartolo
Born1606 (1606)
Gaeta, Italy
Died1656 (1657) (aged 50)
Naples, Italy
OccupationCatholic priest and composer

Bartolo was born in Gaeta. His students included Giovanni Salvatore. He died in the Naples plague of 1656.

Works, editions and recordingsEdit

  • Quarant'ore con musica a quattro chori.
Recordings:
  • psalm on Vespro Solenne (Napoli 1632). with works by G. M. Sabino, Majello. (Symphonia 91S04) 1993

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Music in seventeenth-century Naples: Francesco Provenzale (1624–1704) Dinko Fabris - 2007 ".... is Erasmo Di Bartolo (Gaeta, 1606 - Naples, 1656), called 'Padre Raimo' ...Gelormini della congregazione dell'Oratorio di San Filippo Neri, dov'erano le Quarant'ore con musica a quattro chori. Invenzione che fu del padre Raimo Bartolo da Gaeta, che mori di peste nel 1656, e fu cantato il muttetto a 4 Chori O ... The composition was by Father Raimo Bartolo da Gaeta, who died of the plague in 1656, and the motet for four choirs O sacrum convivium was sung. Do not make fun of this information, Reader, for he was a priest who led a saintly life and "