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Giovanni Battista Fontana

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Giovanni Battista Fontana

Giovanni Battista Fontana has been played on NTS shows including Tafelmusik w/ Francesco Fusaro, with Sonata Settima I - À Due. Sopran E Fagotto first played on 22 October 2018.

Giovanni Battista Fontana (c. 1571, Brescia, Italy – c. 1630, Padova, Italy) was an Italian Baroque composer and violinist.

He worked in Brescia, Rome, Padova. He died in 1630 during a plague.

Nearly all information preserved about him comes from the preface of his posthumously published 18 (sometimes incorrectly stated 12) sonatas (Sonate a 1.2.3. per il violino, o cornetto, fagotto, chitarone, violoncino o simile altro istromento, Venice, 1641). They are among the earliest sonatas of this…

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Sonata Settima I - À Due. Sopran E Fagotto
Dario Castello, Giovanni Battista Fontana, John Holloway, Lars Ulrik Mortensen, Jane Gower
ECM Records, ECM New Series2012
Sonata Settima I - À Due. Sopran E Fagotto
Dario Castello, Giovanni Battista Fontana, John Holloway, Lars Ulrik Mortensen, Jane GowerECM Records, ECM New Series2012
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