Giovanni Bassano

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Giovanni Bassano (c. 1561 – 3 September 1617) was an Italian Venetian School composer and cornettist of the late Renaissance and early Baroque eras. He was a key figure in the development of the instrumental ensemble at St. Mark's basilica, and left a detailed book on instrumental ornamentation, which is a rich resource for research in contemporary performance practice. It was Bassano who was most responsible for the performance of the music of Giovanni Gabrieli, who would emerge as one of the most renowned members of the Venetian School.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1986 Italian and English Music for Recorder and Lute Clas Pehrsson, Jakob Lindberg 1
1990 Venice Preserved His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts, Gentlemen of the Chappell, Peter Bassano 1
1992 The English Nightingale Piers Adams 1
1993 La Rocque 'n' Roll: Popular Music of Renaissance France The Baltimore Consort 1
1996 Grand Tour His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts 2
1998 Once as I Remember... John Eliot Gardiner 1
1999 Vêpres de la Vierge 1610 (feat. conductor John Eliot Gardiner) Various Artists 1
2003 BBC Music, Volume 11, Number 9: The Glory of Venice (Concordia feat. conductor: Mark Levy) Various Artists 1
2003 Chansons Musicales: Joyssance vous donneray Arianna Savall, Il Desiderio & Thomas Kügler 1
2005 Early Italian Chamber Music Dan Laurin, Masaaki Suzuki 1
2006 Italian Instrumental Music From the Renaissance Flauti Virtuosi 4 1
2009 La barca d'amore Le Concert Brisé 1
2009 Masters from Flanders: Polyphony from the 15th & 16th Century (Currende Consort & Capella Sancti Michaelis feat. conductor: Erik van Nevel) Various Artists 1
2009 Sanctissima Maria: Römische Marienmotetten des 17. Jahrhunderts (Concerto Commovente feat. soprano: Susan Eitrich) Various Artists 1
Vespro della Beata Vergine, 1610 Monteverdi; Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra, John Eliot Gardiner 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1997 Io Canterei d'amor (Labyrinto feat. conductor: Paolo Pandolfo) Various Artists 1
2009 Guide des instruments anciens Various Artists 1
2013 Splendore a Venezia Various Artists 1

Album + Compilation + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2012 Concertzender in De Toonzaal Various Artists 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2012 Flauto Veneziano Dorothee Oberlinger, Sonatori de la Gioiosa Marca 1
Christmas in Venice (Monteverdi Choir, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble) Various Artists 1

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