Giovanni Gabrieli

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Giovanni Gabrieli
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Italian composer and organist (c. 1554/1557 – 12 August 1612).

He was one of the most influential musicians of his time, and represents the culmination of the style of the Venetian School, at the time of the shift from Renaissance to Baroque idioms.
Gabrieli was a leading figure in Renaissance Venetian music. He succeeded his uncle Andrea Gabrieli, an organist at Venice's St. Mark Basilica after his uncle's death in 1586 and retained this position until his own death in 1612. His work as a composer represents the height of musical achievement in Renaissance Venice.

Gabrieli continued the traditional cori spezzati techniques developed at St. Mark's during the sixteenth century, contrasting different groups of singers and instrumentalists and making use of the spatial effects possible in the great basilica. His eight-part setting of the Jubilate, using double choir and brass, is typical of his style of writing.

The most widely known of Gabrieli's works is the Sonata pian' e forte, an eight-part composition for two four-part groups of wind instruments included in the Sacrae Symphoniae of 1597, with a number of instrumental Canzoni for between six and sixteen parts. These works, and a quantity of compositions of a similar kind, including Toccatas and Ricercars, have provided an interesting repertoire for modern brass players, although originally they were played by instruments such as the sackbuts (‘the earlier form of trombone’), and the cornetti (‘curved wooden instruments with a cup-shaped mouth-piece’).
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DM 928 Giovanni Gabrieli - Processional And Ceremonial Music For Voices, Organ And Brass album art Harvard Glee Club*, Radcliffe Choral Society, Boston Symphony Orchestra Brass Choir, E. Power Biggs, G. Wallace Woodworth / Giovanni Gabrieli Harvard Glee Club*, Radcliffe Choral Society, Boston Symphony Orchestra Brass Choir, E. Power Biggs, G. Wallace Woodworth / Giovanni Gabrieli - Processional And Ceremonial Music For Voices, Organ And Brass(4xShellac, 12", Album) Victor Red Seal DM 928 US 1943 Sell This Version
ES-503 Giovanni Gabrieli - Seven Canzonas Of Giovanni Gabrieli album art Giovanni Gabrieli Seven Canzonas Of Giovanni Gabrieli (Album) Counterpoint / Esoteric Records, Counterpoint / Esoteric Records, Counterpoint / Esoteric Records ES-503 US 1953 Sell This Version
PL 8830 Giovanni Gabrieli - Motets album art Choir Of The Capella Di Treviso* - Giovanni D'Alessi, Giovanni Gabrieli Choir Of The Capella Di Treviso* - Giovanni D'Alessi, Giovanni Gabrieli - Motets(LP, Album, Mono) VOX (6) PL 8830 US 1954 Sell This Version
PL 8470 Giovanni Gabrieli - Organ Music album art Giovanni* & Andrea Gabrieli, Giuseppe De Donà Giovanni* & Andrea Gabrieli, Giuseppe De Donà - Organ Music(LP, Album) VOX (6) PL 8470 US 1954 Sell This Version
C 30 A 65 Giovanni Gabrieli - Les Concerts Du Domaine Musical - III Concert Saison 1956 album art Domaine Musical* - Gabrieli* / Strawinsky* / Henze* / Messiaen* - Yvonne Loriod, Rudolf Albert Domaine Musical* - Gabrieli* / Strawinsky* / Henze* / Messiaen* - Yvonne Loriod, Rudolf Albert - Les Concerts Du Domaine Musical - III Concert Saison 1956 (Album) Vega C 30 A 65 France 1956 Sell This Version
SPL 734, STPL 734 Giovanni Gabrieli - Sacrae Symphoniae (1597) album art Giovanni Gabrieli, New York Brass Ensemble, Samuel Baron Giovanni Gabrieli, New York Brass Ensemble, Samuel Baron - Sacrae Symphoniae (1597) (Album) Period Records, Period Records SPL 734, STPL 734 US 1957 Sell This Version
XWN 18130 Giovanni Gabrieli - Concerto For Four Viols / La Capriola (Canzone) / Canzone / Suite For Violins album art K.P.E. Bach*, Florentino Maschera*, Luigi Tomasini, Giovanni Gabrieli, Ensemble Marius Casadesus K.P.E. Bach*, Florentino Maschera*, Luigi Tomasini, Giovanni Gabrieli, Ensemble Marius Casadesus - Concerto For Four Viols / La Capriola (Canzone) / Canzone / Suite For Violins(LP, Album) Westminster XWN 18130 US 1957 Sell This Version
30 CL 8000 Giovanni Gabrieli - Maîtres Italiens Des XVIè et XVIIè Siècles album art I Menestrelli*, Girolamo Frescobaldi, G. Giacomo Gastoldi*, Giovanni Gabrieli, Claudio Monteverdi I Menestrelli*, Girolamo Frescobaldi, G. Giacomo Gastoldi*, Giovanni Gabrieli, Claudio Monteverdi - Maîtres Italiens Des XVIè et XVIIè Siècles(LP, Album) Pretoria 30 CL 8000 France 1958 Sell This Version
XWN 18887 Giovanni Gabrieli - Brass Counter Brass album art Sayard Stone, Giovanni Gabrieli, Andrea Gabrieli, The Brass Ensemble of The Vienna State Opera Orchestra Sayard Stone, Giovanni Gabrieli, Andrea Gabrieli, The Brass Ensemble of The Vienna State Opera Orchestra - Brass Counter Brass (Album) Westminster XWN 18887 US 1959 Sell This Version
14 160 Giovanni Gabrieli - Gabrieli Und Seine Zeit: Canzonen Und Sonaten album art Giovanni Gabrieli, Andrea Gabrieli, Florentio Maschera, Ludovico Grossi Viadana*, Tiburtio Massaino, Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, August Wenzinger Giovanni Gabrieli, Andrea Gabrieli, Florentio Maschera, Ludovico Grossi Viadana*, Tiburtio Massaino, Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, August Wenzinger - Gabrieli Und Seine Zeit: Canzonen Und Sonaten (Album) Archiv Produktion 14 160 Germany 1959 Sell This Version
SPL 526 Giovanni Gabrieli - Gabrieli (Andrea, Giovanni And Domenico) / Johann Pezel album art Andrea Gabrieli, Giovanni Gabrieli, Domenico Gabrieli* / Johann Pezel Andrea Gabrieli, Giovanni Gabrieli, Domenico Gabrieli* / Johann Pezel - Gabrieli (Andrea, Giovanni And Domenico) / Johann Pezel(LP, Album) Period Records SPL 526 US 1960 Sell This Version
BGS-5037 Giovanni Gabrieli - Sacrae Symphoniae And Canzoni For Double Choir, Brass And Organ album art Giovanni Gabrieli - Hans Gillesberger, Anton Heiller Giovanni Gabrieli - Hans Gillesberger, Anton Heiller - Sacrae Symphoniae And Canzoni For Double Choir, Brass And Organ (Album) The Bach Guild BGS-5037 US 1961 Sell This Version
MG50245 Giovanni Gabrieli - Andrea And Giovanni Gabrieli album art Gabrieli* / Gabrieli* - Frederick Fennell, Eastman Wind Ensemble Gabrieli* / Gabrieli* - Frederick Fennell, Eastman Wind Ensemble - Andrea And Giovanni Gabrieli Mercury MG50245 US 1962 Sell This Version
DL 540 Giovanni Gabrieli - Sacrae Symphoniae / Ricercari album art Andrea Gabrieli & Giovanni Gabrieli Andrea Gabrieli & Giovanni Gabrieli - Sacrae Symphoniae / Ricercari (Album) VOX (6) DL 540 France 1962 Sell This Version
429 056 Giovanni Gabrieli - Canzon Septini Toni Nr. 1 ‧ Canzon Septini Toni Nr. 2 ‧ Canzon Duodecimi Toni ‧ Aria Della Battaglia ‧ Serenade C-Dur Für 2 Clarinen, 2 Oboen, Fagott, Streicher Und Continuo (1707) album art Giovanni GabrieliAndrea GabrieliJohann Joseph Fux - Mitglieder Des Orchesters Der Wiener Staatsoper* ‧ Dirigent: Sayard Stone Giovanni GabrieliAndrea GabrieliJohann Joseph Fux - Mitglieder Des Orchesters Der Wiener Staatsoper* ‧ Dirigent: Sayard Stone - Canzon Septini Toni Nr. 1 ‧ Canzon Septini Toni Nr. 2 ‧ Canzon Duodecimi Toni ‧ Aria Della Battaglia ‧ Serenade C-Dur Für 2 Clarinen, 2 Oboen, Fagott, Streicher Und Continuo (1707) Heliodor 429 056 Germany 1963 Sell This Version
SUA 10558 Giovanni Gabrieli - Missa Da Cappella / Ricercar / Audi Domine Hymnum - Deus In Nomine Tuo album art Claudio Monteverdi / Andrea Gabrieli / Giovanni Gabrieli - Prague Madrigal Singers, Musica Antiqua, Vienna* Claudio Monteverdi / Andrea Gabrieli / Giovanni Gabrieli - Prague Madrigal Singers, Musica Antiqua, Vienna* - Missa Da Cappella / Ricercar / Audi Domine Hymnum - Deus In Nomine Tuo Supraphon SUA 10558 Czechoslovakia 1964 Sell This Version
514.240, STPL 514.240 Giovanni Gabrieli - Music For Brass album art Giovanni GabrieliGeorge Frederik Handel*Antonio VivaldiMainzer Kammerorchester, Günter Kehr, Paris Instrumental Ensemble, Florian Hollard Giovanni GabrieliGeorge Frederik Handel*Antonio VivaldiMainzer Kammerorchester, Günter Kehr, Paris Instrumental Ensemble, Florian Hollard - Music For Brass(LP) VOX (6), Stereovox 514.240, STPL 514.240 US 1965 Sell This Version
SOL 276, SOL.276 Giovanni Gabrieli - Concert Baroque album art Ensemble De The Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields* Direction Neville Marriner* - Telemann* / Gabrieli* / Vivaldi* / Händel* Ensemble De The Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields* Direction Neville Marriner* - Telemann* / Gabrieli* / Vivaldi* / Händel* - Concert Baroque(LP, Gat) L'Oiseau-Lyre, L'Oiseau-Lyre SOL 276, SOL.276 France 1966 Sell This Version
VST 6003, VPC 1503 Giovanni Gabrieli - I Grandi Maestri Italiani - Gli Strumenti A Fiato Dal Rinascimento Al Barocco album art Solisti Del Gruppo Strumentale* Diretti Dal M° Giuseppe Zanaboni* - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Andrea Gabrieli, Giovanni Gabrieli, Giuseppe Sammartini, Pierantonio Locatelli* Solisti Del Gruppo Strumentale* Diretti Dal M° Giuseppe Zanaboni* - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Andrea Gabrieli, Giovanni Gabrieli, Giuseppe Sammartini, Pierantonio Locatelli* - I Grandi Maestri Italiani - Gli Strumenti A Fiato Dal Rinascimento Al Barocco (Album) Vedette Records, Vedette Records VST 6003, VPC 1503 Italy 1966 Sell This Version
H-1111 Giovanni Gabrieli - Renaissance Music For Brass album art Brass Ensemble (2) Under The Direction Of Gabriel Masson - Works By Melchior FranckHeinrich ScheidemannHeinrich SchützThomas StoltzerPierre Attaingnant*John AdsonGiovanni* And Andrea GabrieliGirolamo FrescobaldiAdriano Banchieri Brass Ensemble (2) Under The Direction Of Gabriel Masson - Works By Melchior FranckHeinrich ScheidemannHeinrich SchützThomas StoltzerPierre Attaingnant*John AdsonGiovanni* And Andrea GabrieliGirolamo FrescobaldiAdriano Banchieri - Renaissance Music For Brass (Album) Nonesuch H-1111 US 1966 Sell This Version
36443, S-36443 Giovanni Gabrieli - The Glory Of Venice album art Andrea Gabrieli & Giovanni Gabrieli ; The Ambrosian Singers* , Director: Denis Stevens Andrea Gabrieli & Giovanni Gabrieli ; The Ambrosian Singers* , Director: Denis Stevens - The Glory Of Venice His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice 36443, S-36443 US 1967 Sell This Version
97271-2 Giovanni Gabrieli - Choral Music By Morales, Victoria And Byrd; Madrigals And Dialogues By Giovanni Gabrieli album art Morales*, Victoria* And Byrd* ; Giovanni GabrieliThe Ambrosian Singers And Consort*, Denis Stevens Morales*, Victoria* And Byrd* ; Giovanni GabrieliThe Ambrosian Singers And Consort*, Denis Stevens - Choral Music By Morales, Victoria And Byrd; Madrigals And Dialogues By Giovanni Gabrieli Dover Publications 97271-2 US 1967 Sell This Version
VST 6008, VPC 1508 Giovanni Gabrieli - Antichi Organi Italiani album art Sandro Dalla Libera - Andrea Gabrieli, Giovanni Gabrieli Sandro Dalla Libera - Andrea Gabrieli, Giovanni Gabrieli - Antichi Organi Italiani(LP) Vedette Records, Vedette Records VST 6008, VPC 1508 Italy 1967 Sell This Version
BCA 7015 Giovanni Gabrieli - L'Arte Organistica Nel Rinascimento E Nell'Età Barocca. (Antologia Sonora Della Musica Italiana - 7, Dal Canto Ambrosiano A Vivaldi, A Cura di Riccardo Allorto) album art Alessandro Esposito, Girolamo Cavazzoni, Andrea Gabrieli, Luzzasco Luzzaschi, Giovanni Gabrieli, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Domenico Zipoli Alessandro Esposito, Girolamo Cavazzoni, Andrea Gabrieli, Luzzasco Luzzaschi, Giovanni Gabrieli, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Domenico Zipoli - L'Arte Organistica Nel Rinascimento E Nell'Età Barocca. (Antologia Sonora Della Musica Italiana - 7, Dal Canto Ambrosiano A Vivaldi, A Cura di Riccardo Allorto)(LP, Album) Carisch BCA 7015 Italy 1968 Sell This Version
135 025 Giovanni Gabrieli - Music For A Baroque Festival album art Praetorius*, Gabrieli*, Vivaldi*, Rameau*, Bach*, Telemann*, Händel* Praetorius*, Gabrieli*, Vivaldi*, Rameau*, Bach*, Telemann*, Händel* - Music For A Baroque Festival (Comp) Deutsche Grammophon 135 025 Germany 1968 Sell This Version