Donato Mancini studied background in artwork and music structure at the University or college of Victoria from 1994-1999. Since graduation, he’s dedicated himself to his personal composing and to assorted work (generally collaborative) in the visible arts. Apart from composing many content articles for AllMusic.com, he’s published publication evaluations, interviews, visual arts composing, personal essays and poetry in various publications over the Canada and the united states. Several his chapbooks can be found and forthcoming, and he’s along the way of completing his second full-length publication of poetry. Latest works of notice add a documentary feature entitled AVATARA (go through an assessment at: www.intelligentagent.com) and a single exhibition / poetry publication Monitoring Sketch in Artspeak Artist-Run Center (see: www.artspeak.bc.ca/exhibits.htm). He lives in Vancouver, BC. “Viewpoint” ONCE I create for AllMusic my purpose is merely to transmit my passion for the music also to stimulate a reader’s interest. The approach runs broadly from quick traditional overviews, to subjective accounts of my connection with the music; whatever I believe will be most reliable. Normally, the nearer to us with time the fact that music may be the freer Personally i think to write about any of it directly. SOME Favorite RECORDINGS Guillaume Dufay. O gemma lux. Huelgas Outfit Cipriano de Rore. Missa Praeter rerum seriem. Huelgas Outfit. Claude LeJeune. Le Printans. Huelgas Outfit. Alexander Agricola. A Key Labyrinth. Huelgas Outfit. Claudio Monteverdi. Il Secondo libro de Madrigali. Concerto Italiano. Gilles Binchois. Mon Souverain Desir. Outfit Gilles Binchois. Wilhelm Killmayer. Heine-Lieder. Christoph Prégardien and Siegfried Mauser. Giacinto Scelsi. Canti del Capricorno. Michiko Hirayama.