1. In 1721 Bellinzani was unconditionally accepted by the Philarmonic Academy of Bologna, founded in 1666, thanks to the excellence of his artistic talent.

2. Bellinzani is noted for the high quality of his vocal compositions, achieved by a synthesis of the most interesting languages in Italy and north of the Alps. Adriano Cavicchi compares Corelli's instrumental influence to the vocal influence of Bellinzani.

3. Bellinzani formulated an extraordinary theory on unisons, a typical element of theatrical style which allowed him to highlight the holy text and create a style of music both simple and effective.

4. Bellinzani's high quality musical compositions are compared to those of illustrious composers such as Colonna, Ingeneri, Basily… The Marciana Chapel of Venice and the Holy House of Loreto requested Padre Martini, an indisputed European expert, for Bellinzani's work.

5. Padre Martini, attracted by Bellinzani's talent, included him in his private icon collection, which, according to the art historian Andrea Emiliani, included “the most celebrated scientist of music”.

6. Bellinzani's fame grew during his four years in Pesaro (1724-1727) with the production of five published works, thanks to which he had easy access to the entourage of the local nobility.

7. Bellinzani became a distintguished teacher. He gave composition lessons to the nobleman Pietro D'Arcano (untill around 1719), who could play the flute, violin and harpschord and compose with “charm”; to Gianandrea Bellini of Fano (1734), who entered the musical world by the back door and to Pasquale Bruscolini of Pesaro (first half of the eighteenth century), expert contralto who had great success throughout Europe.

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