Abatessa [Abadessa, Abbatessa, Badessa], Giovanni Battista
- Robert Strizich
- and Gary R. Boye
(b Bitonto, nr Bari; d after 1651). Italian composer and guitarist. He is known by four books of pieces for five-course Baroque guitar. They consist mainly of simple battute accompaniments to popular songs and dances of the early 17th century such as the passacaglia, ...