Costanzo Antegnati

(1549 -- 1624)

Italian organist, composer and organ builder; member of a famous family of organ builders. He was organist of Brescia cathedral from 1584-1619, and published volumes of Masses and psalms for double choir, motets and madrigals; also a volume of organ ricercars (1608) containing an introduction entitled L'arte organica, which discusses registration and lists the organs his family had built.

IV E: 16th Century Music for Organ and Lute   |   IVO: Sacred Music in the Italian Cinquecento outside Venice and Rome