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Abondante [Abundante, dal Pestrino], Giulio [Julio]locked

  • Henry Sybrandy

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(fl 1546–87). Italian lutenist and composer. ‘Pestrin’ is Venetian dialect for ‘mill’ or ‘dairy’, and it has been thought that this may indicate his family’s occupation and Venetian origins; more recent evidence suggests that the name refers to his residence in Calle del Pestrin in the parish of San Stefano. He published at least seven volumes of solo lute music, of which only three are extant. A book of lute music by ‘Pestrin’, now lost, is listed in Vincenti’s catalogue of ...

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Dizionario biografico degli italiani (Rome, 1960-)
[flourished]
Rivista musicale italiana
Sammelbände der Internationalen Musik-Gesellschaft
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