Count Giovanni Bardi

(1534 - 1612)

Italian aristocrat, member of various accademieand particularly leader of the Florentine Camerata, a group of musicians, poets and scholars who met at his home between the late 1570s and early 1590s to discuss music in Greek culture, He wrote music for the intermedi of 1586 and 1589, and a theoretical work, Discorso sopra la musica, in 1590.

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