Girolamo Dalla Casa

(c.1543 - 1601)

Italian composer and cornettist. From 1568 a wind player at St Mark's, with the title 'capo dei concerti nelli organi',he also became leader of the Venice town band in 1584. He published madrigals, motets and two volumes of Il vero modo di diminuir,which contains very difficult divisions on voice parts of well-known chansons and madrigals.

IVN: The Venetian Style