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date: 08 March 2021

Silvani, Marinolocked

  • Anne Schnoebelen


(d Bologna, 1711). Italian music publisher and editor. He began his career as a seller of books and music, trading ‘at the sign of the violin’. He occasionally used the presses of the Bolognese printer Giacomo Monti, particularly for the anthologies of Bolognese music that he edited (Sacri concerti, 1668; Nuova raccolta di motetti sacri, 1670; Canzonette per camera a voce sola, 1670; Scielta delle suonate a due violini, con il basso continuo, 1680), and for several other publications in 1683–4. From at least 1665 until his death he also did his own printing. His music publications include both sacred and instrumental music by G.B. Bassani, Cazzati, Aldrovandini, Cherici, G.P. Colonna, his son Giuseppe Antonio Silvani, Corelli, Jacchini and Manfredini. He published at least three lists of his printed works in 1698–9, 1704 [?1701] and 1709 [?1707]. After his death his heirs continued the firm, publishing a reprint of Corelli’s op.5 and G.A. Silvani’s op.7 (both in ...

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