Baroque composer. c. 1590–1642.

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Giovanni Battista Buonamente (ca. 1595 – 1642) was an Italian composer and violinist in the early Baroque era. He served the Gonzagas in Mantua until about 1622, and from about 1626 to 1630 served the Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor in Vienna. Notably, in 1627 he played for the coronation festivities in Prague of Ferdinand III, son of the emperor. He then served as the violinist of Madonna della Steccata church in Parma. After a short service there, he arrived at his final position in 1633 of maestro di cappella at Assisi.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1991 Venezianische Musik am Habsburger Hof (Musica Fiata) Various Artists 1
1994 The Winged Lion Palladian Ensemble 1
1996 Grand Tour His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts 2
1999 Renaissance Christmas. Music for Brass and Choir. Volume One. (Music of the Baroque, feat. conductor: Thomas Wikman) Various Artists 1
2007 Italian Music of the 17th Century Altri Stromenti 1
2009 Schmelzer & Co: Music at the Habsburg Court Caecilia-Concert 1
2012 The Trio Sonata in 17th-Century Italy London Baroque 1
2012 Venetian Art 1600 Various Artists 1
2013 Influenza Italiana Ensemble Mirable 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1998 "Three Parts Upon a Ground" Various Artists 2
2007 Relaxing Classical Various Artists 1

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