PICCININI, Alessandro, 1566-1638

Intavolatura di liuto et di chitarrone, libro primo, Bologna 1623
L.M. Piccinini: Intavolatura di liuto, Bologna 1639

Piccinini. Intavolatura di liuto et di chitarrone
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Archivum Musicum: Strumentalismo Italiano, 50. Florence, 1983. 24 x 34 cm, 2 booklets, xiii, 200 pp.

Line-cut. 140 compositions in tablature, including Leonardo Maria Piccinini’s Intavolatura di liuto. Various members of the Piccinini family (from Bologna), held important musical appointments at the Este court in Ferrara and the Papal Legate in Bologna and Ferrara. The 1623 collection contains a lengthy preface detailing performance on the archlute (and claiming the invention of the instrument). Introduction in Italian by Orlando Cristoforetti. Wrappers and slipcover in decorative paper. $54 

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