The name of two Italian composers. ( Pietro) Alessandro (Gaspare) ( 1660–1725) was an important and prolific composer of operas which carried Italian opera through the baroque period and into the classical. His son ( Giuseppe) Domenico ( 1685–1757) wrote over 550 sonatas for the harpsichord, and his work made an important contribution to the development of the sonata form.
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