Lodovico da Viadana

Lodovico Grossi da Viadana (usually Lodovico Viadana, though his family name was Grossi; c. 1560 – 2 May 1627) was an Italian composer, teacher, and Franciscan friar of the Order of Friars Minor Observants. He was the first significant figure to make use of the newly developed technique of figured bass, one of the musical devices which was to define the end of the Renaissance and beginning of the Baroque eras in music.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1560 (Viadana), Died 1627 (Gualtieri)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1904

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Gramophone 2193h 10-in. Apr. 1904 Exultate justi Sistine Chapel Choir Vocal chorus composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Viadana, Lodovico da," accessed October 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104528.

Viadana, Lodovico da. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104528.

"Viadana, Lodovico da." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 21 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104528


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