Pasquale Mario Costa

Pasquale Mario Costa Sheet Music

  • Born
    24th July 1858
  • Died
    27th September 1933
  • Birthplace
    Taranto, Italy

Mario Pasquale Costa, nome d'arte di Pasquale Antonio Cataldo Maria Costa, was an Italian tenor, composer, and author of songs and operas. Costas family moved to Naples in 1865, and he studied at the Conservatory with Saverio Mercadante. His first composition dates from 1871, Costa worked then over 60 years as a composer of operettas, duets, anthems, marches, etc. worked. The Neapolitan folk music was enriched by Costa thanks to "classics" such as Era de Maggio (1885), Scetate (1887) Lariulà (1888), Catari (1892) and Serenata napulitana (1897).

Title Form Instrument
Histoire d'un Pierrot Opera / Operetta Orchestra
Scugnizza Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Serenata medioevale Serenade / Divertimento / Cassation Voice(s) and Piano
A Frangesa! Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
'A Retirata Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
Avummaria Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
Dispietto Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
E vota e gira Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
Era de maggio Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
Mena, mè! Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
Oje Carulì Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
Serenatella Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano