Italian composer Adriano Banchieri (1568-1634) was also monk, abbot, composer, theorist, society darling, and teacher. He wrote both sacred and secular vocal and keyboard music.
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Banchieri, Adriano (1568-1634)
Biography with portrait examines his musical life and other endeavors, including writings and participation in intellectual and academic societies. Includes Naxos discography.
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