Italian Baroque composer and virtuoso organist Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643) influenced later composers and artists with his ideas on counterpoint. His collection of organ works, Fiori Musicale, still receives attention from organists.
Biography and music files offered in MIDI, MP3, and Windows Media audio formats, including live recordings of featured artists.
Entry from Timothy A. Smith's Sojourn pages notes influences, pupils, and tangental relationship to Bach.
Detailed biography from Classical Net's Basic Repertoire List. Includes links to related composers and artists and an analysis of his style, developments, and contributions to Baroque music.
Biography, related composers, discography, and additional links from the Here Of A Sunday Morning radio program.
Biographical material, links, and directory of MP3 audio files from Classic Cat.
Filmography listing cinematic use of his works with links to individual films from the Internet Movie Database.
Wikipedia article focusing on his keyboard works, position as a transitional character between the Renaissance and Baroque periods, and influence on others, including Bach. With internal references to related people and topics.
Brief biographical sketch, caricature, comments on keyboard works, and Naxos discography.
Listing with the Lied and Art Song pages includes Italian lyrics. From REC Music.
Key works, suggested reading, timeline, recommended recordings, and portraitfrom Humanities Net.
The complete 'Fiori Musicali' played live on MIDI. It is necessary to request a free password.
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