Giovanni Picchi

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Giovanni Picchi (1571 or 1572 – 17 May 1643) was an Italian composer, organist, lutenist, and harpsichordist of the early Baroque era. He was a late follower of the Venetian School, and was influential in the development and differentiation of instrumental forms which were just beginning to appear, such as the sonata and the ensemble canzona; in addition he was the only Venetian of his time to write dance music for harpsichord.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1967 Original Harpsichords from Italy, Germany and the Netherlands Gustav Leonhardt 2
1987 Late Renaissance Dances in Hungary (Camerata Hungarica feat. conductor: László Czidra) Camerata Hungarica 1
1988 Seventeenth Century Italian Trombone Sonatas Ronald Borror 2 1
2001 Capriccio Stravagante, Volume 2 The Purcell Quartet, Robert Woolley & His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1993 Monteverdi: Selva morale e spirituale / Picchi: Canzoni da sonar (La Capella Ducale & Musica Fiata Köln feat. conductor: Roland Wilson) Various Artists 1
1998 The Heritage of Monteverdi, Volume 5: Per il Santissimo Natale (Le Fenice) Various Artists 1
1999 Baroque Masterpieces for Harpsichord (feat. harpsichord: Rafael Puyana) Various Artists 1
2013 Splendore a Venezia Various Artists 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
Giovanni Picchi e la Scuola Veneziana Fabio Bonizzoni 1

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