Tag: Zarlino

Histroy 3: Zarlino, Gioseffo

1 February 2010

Zarlino from Grove Opera (b Chioggia, probably 31 Jan 1517; d Venice, 4 Feb 1590). Italian theorist and composer. He was a leading theorist of counterpoint in the 16th century. In his book Le istitutioni harmoniche, a landmark in the history of music theory, he achieved an integration of speculative and practical theory and established […]