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date: 09 April 2020

Disertori, Benvenutolocked

  • Carolyn Gianturco
  • , revised by Teresa M. Gialdroni

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(b Trent, Feb 16, 1887; d Milan, Jan 22, 1969). Italian engraver and musicologist. After studying music and art at Trent and the University of Vienna, he took the chair in engraving at the Accademia Brera, Milan (1931), and taught at the Scuola di Paleografia e Filologica Musicale at Cremona (1950–53). He was famous for his engravings and watercolours of Tuscany and Umbria, and also became known for his research in the history of instruments and instrumental tablature. His editions of frottolas by Bossinensis are important studies of the early history of accompanied song, as are his several introductory chapters.

‘Di alcuni strumenti di Stradivari tuttora esistenti in Italia’, RMI, 41 (1937), 300–05 ‘Il più antico esemplare esistente di strumento ad arco’, RMI, 42 (1938), 294–308 ‘Un’aria di danza a ritmo ambiguo in un affresco del Cinquecento’, RMI, 44 (1940), 31–3 ‘Pratica e tecnica della lira da braccio’, ...

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Rivista musicale italiana
Collectanea historiae musicae (1953-66)