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The glory of Gabrieli : antiphonal music for brass choirs

Giovanni Gabrieli (composer)

The glory of Gabrieli : antiphonal music for brass choirs

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Title
The glory of Gabrieli : antiphonal music for brass choirs
Composer
Giovanni Gabrieli ca.1554-1612
Publisher
Telarc, 2008
1 cd
Recording date
1999
Playing time
00:58:39
EAN
0089408055324
CDR
CJX7276
Placing suggestion
40 - Middeleeuwen en renaissance (NBLC) K8 - Oude muziek (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 1 times in Flemish libraries

About Giovanni Gabrieli

Giovanni Gabrieli (c. 1554/1557 – 12 August 1612) was an Italian composer and organist. He was one of the most influential musicians of his time, and represents the culmination of the style of the Venetian School, at the time of the shift from Renaissance to Baroque idioms.

Biography

Gabrieli was born in Venice. He was one of five children, and his father came from the region of Carnia and went to Venice shortly before Giovanni's birth. While not much is known about Giovanni's early life, he probably studied with his uncle, the composer Andrea Gabrieli, who was employed at St Mark's Basilica from the 1560s until his death in 1585. Giovanni may indeed have been brought up by his uncle, as is implied by the dedication to his 1587 book of concerti, in which he described himself as "little less than a son" to his uncle.

Giovanni also went to Munich to study with the renowned Orlando de Lassus at …Read more on Wikipedia