Nicola Vicentino

(c. 1511—1576)

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(b Vicenza, c.1511; d Rome, 1575 or 1576).

It. composer. Ded. to revival of ancient Gr. modes; built 6‐kbd. ‘archiorgano’ to illustrate his system and wrote madrigals. Pubd. The Ancient Music reduced to Modern Practice, Rome 1555.

Subjects: Music.

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