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Ganassi dal Fontego, Sylvestro dilocked

  • Howard Mayer Brown
  •  and Giulio Ongaro

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(b ?Venice, 1492; d mid-16th century). Italian instrumentalist and writer. He was the author of two treatises on instrumental performance. Ganassi joined the pifferi of the Venetian government in June 1517, when he was hired as ‘contralto’ to fill a vacancy. From the ...

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