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Massimiliano Neri

As the son of the musician who served in Germanic courts, it followed that Neri would follow an identical route. Massimiliano was the organist at St. Mark’s cathedral in Venice for two decades (1644-1664) while also providing as the organist of SS Giovanni and Paolo from ’44-46 and ’57-64. Provided …

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Paul Siefert

Siefert was a German organist who also served at the primary church from the aged town of Konigsberg, the courtroom organist in Warsaw so that as the main organist for the Marienkirche in Danzig from 1623 until his loss of life. Though his musical existence was tumultuous with feuds happening …

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Giuseppe Gonelli

A composer, organist and instructor Gonelli became the expert from the chapel at Cremona Cathedral after 1708. He was lauded for his contrapuntal capabilities and his body organ compositions indicate a solid influence from the galant design. They were seen as a short motifs and moving, elegant strains. Structure types …

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Johann Andreas Herbst

Herbst’s compositions had been clearly indicative from the changeover from Renaissance to early Baroque music in Germany. He helped to develope and pass on the concertato design and was a head in presenting the basso continuo design. Herbst constructed no instrumental music of itself and his vocal functions included cantatas, …

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Nicholas Lanier

Though Lanier was indentured towards the Earl of Salisbury until 1607 he received paymnets for a few of his services through the Cecil family and Hatfield Home before that date. In 1616 he joined up with the King’s Musick, playing the lute. He previously previously performed prior to the courtroom …

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