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Composer: Grandi, Alessandro (1586-1630)

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Year of birth1586
Year of death1630
NationalityItaly
PeriodEarly
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Los Músicos de su Alteza at the Waalse Kerk Amsterdam

A pensive mood pervaded the Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, on Friday evening as Los Músicos de su Alteza performed a programme of sacred cantatas.
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Prom 53: Remarkable vocal variety and colour from I Fagiolini's Italian Vespers

Nicholas Hurndall Smith and Matthew Long, tenors from I Fagiolini
The scene is 1612 in Venice: a great battle has been won against the dreaded Ottoman Empire, and in celebration, evening prayers are ordered to be set to music specially composed by the great Giovanni Gabrieli, Claudio Monteverdi and others.
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In Venetia: QuintEssential perform and evening of Gabrieli and contemporaries

QuintEssential
The celebrated Giovanni Gabrieli, one of the most innovative and influential composers of the Venetian school, exacting the transition between the Renaissance and Baroque musical periods, died on 12 August 1612.
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