Girolamo Frescobaldi


Home > Music > G > Girolamo Frescobaldi


Genres: Classical/Opera

Girolamo Frescobaldi (September 13, 1583 – March 1, 1643) was an Italian musician, one of the most important composers of keyboard music in the late Renaissance and early Baroque periods. A child prodigy, Frescobaldi studied under Luzzasco Luzzaschi in Ferrara, but was influenced by a large number of composers, including Ascanio Mayone, Giovanni Maria Trabaci, and Claudio Merulo. Girolamo Frescobaldi was appointed “organist” of St. Peter's Basilica, a focal point of power for the Capella Giulia (a musical organization) from July 21, 1608 until 1628 and again from 1634 until his death. Frescobaldi's printed collections contain some of the most influential music of the 17th centur... Continue Bio >>


Music:
Listen to Girolamo Frescobaldi
and similar artists - Play Now
All Albums >>

Latest Tracks:
Toccata Per Spinettina, È Violino
On: Virgo – Music By The Great Virgos
$0.99 Buy Song
Toccata Sesta
On: Música Hispànica I Italiana (Segles XVI, XV…
$0.99 Buy Song
Toccata Nel 7º Tono
On: Música Hispànica I Italiana (Segles XVI, XV…
$0.99 Buy Song
Canzona Quarta
On: Música Hispànica I Italiana (Segles XVI, XV…
$0.99 Buy Song
Toccata
On: Live In Concert 2009
$0.99 Buy Song

More Tracks >>