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Ganassi, Sylvestro (1492-?)

Opera Intitulata Fontegara [for Recorder].

Lienau: Berlin, 1959. Oblong Quarto. 108 pp. 5 pp. of facsimile. Wrappers. Front cover detached.
Fontegara, originally printed in Venice in 1535, was one of the earliest recorder methods as well as a detailed tutor on the art of ornamentation on a given theme. Ganassi was a court musician to the Doge of Venice and an expert player on the recorder and the viola da gamba.
Ex Edith Bornoff copy. Boroff was an American musicologist and composer.
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