Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni or most correctly Tomaso Albinoni (June 8, 1671, Venice, Italy – January 17, 1751, Venice) was a Venetian baroque composer. While famous in his day as an opera composer, he is mainly remembered today for his instrumental music, some of which is regularly recorded. Famous “Albinoni Adagio in G minor”, which is one of the most frequently recorded pieces of Baroque music, actually was composed by the 20th-century musicologist and Albinoni biographer Remo Giazotto and based on the disputed discovery of a manuscript fragment from Albinoni. Born to Antonio Albinoni (1...

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