Agostino Steffani (1654-1728)

Agostino Steffani had a very remarkable life – starting as an exceptionally gifted chorister; securing musical appointments of distinction; composing notable sacred works, many highly successful operas, esteemed chamber music; becoming in demand as a diplomat, with honours bestowed on him by the pope and the political powers.

Spezza, Amor, l'arco
Lagrime dolorose
Three Duets for Soprano