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By Claire Fontijn

Probably the most interesting figures of seventeenth-century tune, composer and singer Antonia Padoani Bembo (c.1640 - c.1720) used to be energetic in either Venice and Paris. Her paintings offers a distinct cross-cultural window into the wealthy musical cultures of those towns, but because of her clandestine life in France, for nearly 3 centuries Bembo's lifestyles was once shrouded in secret. during this first-ever biography, Clare Fontijn unveils the mesmerizing and astounding tale of a impressive lady who moved within the musical, literary, and creative circles of those eu cultural facilities.

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Home studies with tutors or parents paralleled those of the convents, which generally offered instruction in music, reading, and writing. The Venetian writer Moderata Fonte (Modesta da Pozzo, –), for example, “learned Latin, wrote vernacular poetry, did arithmetic, played lute and harpsichord, sang, [and] sewed” (). Fonte’s education suggests a model for the type that Padoani may have established for his daughter. –d. 26 No sign of the matter of Padoani’s appointment in Mantua follows the March  letter until a flurry of documents appears in July of that year.

Short biographies of the musician include Philip H. , Kalman A. Burnim, and Edward A. Langhans, A Biographical Dictionary of Actors,Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers, and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660–1800 (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, ), : ; Marco di Pasquale, “Corbetta, Francesco,” in Dizionario enciclopedico universale della musica e dei musicisti. Le biografie (Torino: UTET, ), ; Axel Fischer, “Hannover,” in Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (Kassel: Bärenreiter, ), Sachteil , col.

Langhans, A Biographical Dictionary of Actors,Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers, and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660–1800 (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, ), : ; Marco di Pasquale, “Corbetta, Francesco,” in Dizionario enciclopedico universale della musica e dei musicisti. Le biografie (Torino: UTET, ), ; Axel Fischer, “Hannover,” in Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (Kassel: Bärenreiter, ), Sachteil , col. ; and the prefaces to facsimile editions of the music by Paolo Paolini (Florence: Studio per edizioni scelte, ).

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