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Agostini [Augustini], Pietro Simone [Piersimone]locked

  • Owen Jander

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(b Forlì, c1635; d Parma, Oct 1, 1680). Italian composer. According to Pitoni, he led a swashbuckling and notorious life and had ‘a natural inclination to impropriety and baseness’. As a young man he was expelled from his native city because of his involvement in a murder. He went to Ferrara, where he received his basic musical training from Mazzaferrata. Then he abruptly took up a military career and for serving in Crete in the war against the Turks was made a Knight of the Golden Spur. His earliest datable pieces are the new prologue and interludes that he wrote for a performance of ...

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Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Musiksammlung
Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, Dept of Manuscripts and Printed Books
Modena, Biblioteca Estense e Universitaria
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Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Musikabteilung
Bologna, Civico Museo Bibliografico Musicale
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Dresden, Sächsische Landesbibliothek - Staats- und Universitäts-Bibliothek, Musikabteilung
Acta musicologica
Venice, Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana
Assisi, Sacro Convento di S Francesco, Biblioteca-Centro di Documentazione Francescana
Münster, Santini-Bibliothek [in D-MÜp]
Oxford, Christ Church Library
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Rome, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
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