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Amilcare Ponchielli was born in Italy in 1834. This composer belonged to the Romantic period, and died in 1886. Hector Berlioz

Amilcare Ponchielli   (1834-1886) was born near Cremona in Italy, and died in Milan. He studied at Milan Conservatory. His first major work was an opera "I Promesi Sposi", based on the novel by Manzoni.  His greatest success was the opera "La Gioconda", which is still in today's operatic repertory. His most well-known composition is the "Dance of the Hours", which is from La Gioconda.  In later years he taught at Milan Conservatory, where his pupils included Puccini and Mascagni.


Works written by Ponchielli      
Audio is available for 1 tunes by this composer.
      
No.Name of WorkCategoryEnsembleSoloInstrument
1 Dance of the Hours, from La GiocondaBallet MusicOrchestraFlute
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