Monteverdi, Scherzi musicali (1632)

Claudio Monteverdi (b. 1567, baptised 15 May; d. 29 November 1643)

Scherzi musicali: Cioè Arie, et Madrigali in stil recitativo, con una Ciaccona a 1 et 2 voci (Venice 1632), ed. Andrea Bornstein

Claudio Monteverdi was born in Cremona, where he studied under Marc’Antonio Ingegneri, choirmaster of Cremona cathedral. He served at the Gonzaga court at Mantua from early1590 until 1612, and then as choirmaster of S Marco, Venice, from 1613 until his death in 1643.

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