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Born in 1583, Girolamo Frescobaldi would grow up to be one of the most famous representatives of the early Italian Baroque. He was known for expressive and extravagant improvising and composition. In 1608, he took the organist post of St. Peter's in Rome. Although he held this highly-regarded job that won him many patrons, the pay was never more than a small fraction of his income.
He obsessively edited his own work,…

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  • metal \m/
  • I notice the label 'Naxos' -which probably explains it, but www.last.fm/music/Girolamo+Frescobaldi/_/Canzona has wrong stream or wrong time displayed.
  • poor fella
  • auch +
  • I used to have Begli Occhi'io non Provo, a CD that is now out of print. I love that piece, and I don't find it on any existing CD. Any ideas how I can get it again?
  • Alguien voló sobre el nido del cuco...
  • Just discovered his work. Divine.
  • zomg Frescobaldi rox
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