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GABRIELI, Giovanni
b Venice, c1557
d Venice, 22 August 1722, aged c fifty-five

After studying with his uncle, Andrea Gabrieli, he went to Munich in 1575 and served as a musician at the Bavarian court for several years. He returned to Venice in 1584, became organist at St Marks in 1584 and remained there until his death. Many pupils came to him from Germany, among whom was Schutz.

1587 (30)

p Concerti for six to sixteen voices

p Madrigali e ricercare

1597 (40)

p Sacrae symphoniae, Book I

1608 (51)

p Canzona (La Spiritosa)

Performed posthumously:

1615 p Canzoni e sonate

p Sacrae symphoniae, Book II

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