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date: 18 September 2019

Berardi, Angelolocked

  • Arved M. Larsen III

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(b S Agata, Feltria c1636; d Rome, April 9, 1694). Italian theorist, composer and organist. His extensive knowledge of earlier theorists allowed his writings to provide both a comprehensive view of 17th-century music and the most complete summary of the theory and pedagogy of species counterpoint prior to Fux.

Much of the information about Berardi’s life derives from his published works. His place of birth is given as S Agata on the title-pages of four of his theoretical works. Although there are several S Agatas in Italy, a recent series of conferences in S Agata, Feltria have proven that he was born there. He first was a pupil of Giovanni Vincenzo Sarti and then studied with Marco Scacchi, who lived at Gallese near Viterbo, from about 1650 until his death. Since Berardi’s op.4 (1667) cites him as maestro di cappella of Viterbo Cathedral he must have studied with Scacchi at some time between ...

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Rome, Basilica di S Giovanni in Laterano, Archivio Musicale
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