Watchfire Music is proud to present “POP” (permanently out of print) titles from the Inspirational catalogue of Carl Fischer Music that has long been a tradition within sacred sheet music. For the first time, songs found on this composer page are available again, but now as instant digital downloads!
*Many of these titles are available only as lower-quality pdfs. Consequently, we are offering them to you at a reduced rate. Please download the free sample pdf for viewing to determine its suitability for your needs. All purchases are final.
Jacopo Peri (20 August 1561 – 12 August 1633) was an Italian composer and singer of the transitional period between the Renaissance and Baroque styles, and is often called the inventor of opera. He wrote the first work to be called an opera today, Dafne (around 1597), and also the first opera to have survived to the present day, Euridice (1600). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ja copo_Peri