VIDEO PODCAST: John Dante Prevedini leads a discussion about Youth Involvement in Classical Music - this specially extended illustrated feature includes contributions from Christopher Morley, Gerald Fenech, Halida Dinova, Patricia Spencer and Roderic Dunnett.
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DISCUSSION: Defining Our Field - what is 'classical music' to us, why are we involved and what can we learn from our differences? Read John Dante Prevedini's essay, watch the panel discussion and make your own comments.
Italian composer, music theorist, organist and poet Adriano Banchieri was born Tommaso Banchieri in Bologna on 3 September 1568. He became a Benedictine monk. One of his monastic teachers, Gioseffo Guami, had a big influence on his musical style. He spent much of his life at the monastery of San Michele in Bosco, near Bologna, eventually becoming the monastery's abbot.
Banchieri was one of the developers of 'Madrigal comedy' form, writing several madrigal comedies with plot and character development, and he was an important composer of canzonettas. He also published a series of organ works, l'Organo suonarino.
He died in Bologna in 1634.