Piero Benedetti Music Recordings and Sheet Music

  • Born
  • Died
    14th July 1649
  • Birthplace
    Florence, Italy

Piero Benedetti was an Italian composer. He was a court chaplain in Florence, a member of the Accademia degli Elevati and from 1630 a canon of S Lorenzo. All his surviving compositions are songs. The extremes of style in his three books of Musiche (1611-17) are clear examples of musical mannerism: they are characterized by harsh, often unprepared dissonances, unusual harmonic progressions, erratic rhythms and striking declamatory passages.

Title Form Instrument Ratings
Musiche, 1611 Song Cycle Solo voice(s)
Musiche, 1613 Song Cycle Solo voice(s)
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Instruments Solo voice(s)
Forms Song Cycle