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Padre Giovanni Battista Martini

Grandly and misleadingly called “probably one of the most famous numbers in eighteenth century music” simply by over-specialized musicologists, Giovanni Battista Martini was a significant personality within the narrow confines of Italian music and counterpoint pedagogy. Referred to as both affable and arrogant, Martini was a supportive and far sought-after …

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