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Marianna Bottini

Marianna Bottini

Marianna Bottini
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Intro Composer
Was Musician Composer Music educator Educator
From Italy
Type Academia Music
Gender female
Birth 7 November 1802, Lucca, Italy
Death 25 January 1858, Lucca, Italy (aged 55 years)
Star sign Scorpio
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Marianna Bottini

Marianna Bottini née Motroni-Andreozzi (7 November 1802 – 25 January 1858) was an Italian composer and harp teacher. She was born in Lucca, daughter of the nobleman Sebastiano Motroni-Andreozzi and his wife Eleonora Flekestein.

She studied counterpoint with Domenico Quilici and was admitted to the Accademia Filarmonica in Bologna in 1820 as an 'honorary master composer'. In 1823 she married the Marquis Lorenzo Bottini, a prominent political figure. She was one of the few women whose music was played for the traditional festival in honor of St. Cecilia. She died in Lucca.


Bottini composed most of her works between the ages of 13-20, including music for salons and sacred works. Selected compositions include:

  • Elena and Gerardo, unperformed opera, 1822
  • In sacred hymns for three voices, wind instruments, basso continuo, 1819
  • Briseis (C. Moscheni) cantata for 3 voices, chorus, orchestra, 1820
  • Cantiamo Pastori cantata for 5 voices, orchestra
  • Motet for one voice, orchestra, 1818
  • Qui Tollis for one voice, chorus, orchestra, 1818
  • Messa da Requiem for 4 voices, orchestra, 1819
  • Motet for one voice, orchestra, 1819
  • Quoniam for Bass and orchestra, 1819
  • Qui Tollis for Bass and orchestra, 1819
  • Stabat Mater for 3 voices, 1819
  • Te Deum for 3 voices, 1819
  • Stabat Mater for voices 3, 1820
  • Mass for Saint Cecilia for 4 voices, orchestra, 1822
  • Motet for Saint Cecilia for one voice, orchestra, 1822
  • Mag for 4 voices, orchestra, after 1823
  • Miserere for 3 voices, basso continuo, 1824
  • Crucifixus for 2 voices, continuo
  • Dixit Dominus for 5 voices, orchestra
  • Domino ad adjuvandum for 4 voices, orchestra
  • Symphonie for orchestra, 1818
  • Symphonie for wind band, 1819
  • Clarinet concerto
  • Piano concerto "Concertone", 1822
  • Quartet for harp, piano, clarinet and horn
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 04 Jun 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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