Carlo Antonio Campioni also known as Carlo Antonio Campione or Charles Antoine Campion (November 16, 1720 – April 12, 1788) was an Italian composer, as well as a collector of early music. Events 534 - A second and final revision of the Codex Justinianus is published Year 1720 ( MDCCXX) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap year starting Events 467 - Anthemius is elevated to Emperor of the Western Roman Empire. Year 1788 ( MDCCLXXXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap A composer (literally meaning 'one who puts together' is a person who creates Music, usually in the medium of notation, for Interpretation and Performance
Campioni was born in Lunéville in France. Lunéville is a commune in the French région of Lorraine. It is a Sous-préfecture of the Meurthe-et-Moselle This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. Not much is known about his education in music. Anton Raaff believes Campioni studied violin with Giuseppe Tartini in Padua. Giuseppe Tartini (April 8 1692 &ndash February 26 1770 was an Italian Composer and Violinist.
From 1763 until his death, he was maestro di cappella to the Grand Duke of Florence. Florence ( Italian: Firenze Florentia and Fiorenza) is the Capital City of the Italian region of Tuscany He died in Florence.
He wrote music in a variety of forms, but was particularly prolific in instrumental music, publishing several sets of trio sonatas. The trio sonata is a Musical form which was particularly popular around the 17th century and the 18th century A setting of the Salve regina is his only published work of sacred music, though he did write more sacred works, such as Requiems for Franz I and Maria Theresa, and a Te Deum celebrating the birth of Francis II.
The music of Campioni circulated in Europe in many different editions and combinations. To this day, a catalogue of Campioni's music put together by at-the-time Ambassador Thomas Jefferson is useful to musicologists in studying Campioni's oeuvre. Thomas Jefferson (April 13 1743 – July 4 1826 was the third President of the United States (1801–1809 the principal author of the Declaration of Independence