Giuliano Tiburtino

(c.1510 - 1569)

Italian viol da gamba player, described by Ganassi in 1543 as a famous virtuoso. A Papal court musician 1545-64; in 1549 he published a volume of 3-part Masses, motets and madrigals, and also Fantasie e recerchari,a collection of 3-part instrumental pieces (including works by Willaert, Donato and others) of individual character; he treats themes from Josquin Desprez's Masses in an obsessively motivic fashion.

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