Don Giorgio Mainerio

(c. 1545 - 1582)

Italian composer. A singe at Udine cathedral until 1570 and then at Aquileia cathedral, becoming maestro di cappella there in 1578. His Primo libro di balli of 1578 is one of the few Italian dance collections of the period; it contains embryonic suites consisting of pairs of passamezzo anticoand moderno,with variations on each. He also published some church music.

A Partial Don Giorgio Mainerio Discography | IVG:Dance Music in the Renaissance | IVO: Sacred Music in the Italian Cinquecentooutside Venice and Rome