Albinoni, Tomaso

Period: Baroque

Born: Monday, June 8, 1671 in Venice, Italy

Died: Sunday, January 17, 1751 in Venice, Italy

Nation of Origin: Italy

Major Works:
He composed cantatas, sonatas, concertos, serenatas, oratorios, sinfonias, over fifty operas, and other works.
Adagio for organ and strings
The Opera, Griselda

Other Information:
Albinoni spent nearly all his career in Venice. Albinoni is best known as a composer of instrumental works. His work was admired by contemporaries such as J. S. Bach.

General Bibliography:
Bukofzer, Manfred F., Music in the Baroque Era, from Monteverdi to Bach, W.W. Norton & Company, November 1947, ISBN: 0393097455

Palisca, Claude V. Baroque Music, Prentice Hall, December 1990, ISBN: 0130584967

Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257

Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2004, ISBN: 0195170679

Rutherford-Johnson, Tim, Kennedy, Michael, and Kennedy, Joyce The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 6th Edition, 2012, ISBN: 0199578109


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Biographical essay from Wikipedia
Wendy J. Skoczen's Biography of Albinoni