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date: 31 March 2020

Tebaldini, Nicolòlocked

  • Anne Schnoebelen


(fl Bologna, 1627–39). Italian publisher. Between 1627 and 1639 he printed four music publications: Costanzo Fabrizio’s Fior novello, libro primo di concerti (1627); Bartolomeo Guerra’s Il diletto del notturno (1634; the publication, however, is without the intended music); two books of Ascanio Trombetti’s Intavolatura di sonate per chitarra (1639). The last-named uses an unusual kind of tablature notation, which, as the author explained in his advice to the reader, incorporates letters of the alphabet and celestial symbols such as the sun to indicate repetitions. The same letter notation but without celestial signs is employed in the Fior novello; in this publication each page is printed half in the normal way and half upside-down so that it may be read by a person facing the first performer. All the pages are enclosed in an ornamental frame and every canzona finishes with an elegant frieze. Tebaldini also published Adriano Banchieri’s ...

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