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Paolo Benedetto Bellinzani

An Italian author of sacred music who kept positions in Udine, Pesaro, possibly Ferrara, Bologna and Urbino. Paolo will need to have been extremely acquainted with plainsong and polyphony as he’d have had to instruct the priests these musical forms. He constructed “Salmi brevi,” for soprano, alto, tenor and bass with instrumental accompaniment aswell as public, offertorios, sonatas plus some secular vocal parts.

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