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Picchi, Giovannilocked

  • Eleanor Selfridge-Field


(b 1572; d May 17, 1643). Italian composer, organist, and lutenist. Picchi is noted for his contributions to early keyboard repertories as well as his ensemble pieces. The earliest dated mention of him occurs in Fabritio Caroso’s Nobiltà di dame (Venice, 1600, 2/...

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Music & Letters
Turin, Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria, sezione Musicale
W. Apel: Geschichte der Orgel- und Klaviermusik bis 1700 (Kassel, 1967; Eng. trans., rev., 1972)
Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, Dept of Manuscripts and Printed Books