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n.1.(Mus.) One who plays on a theorbo.
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Especially valuable is new documentation on Montalto's principal musicians: the composer Cesare Marotta and his singer-wife Ippolita Recupito; the composer and theorbist Don Ippolito Macchiavelli; the maestro di cappella at San Lorenzo in Damaso, Giovanni Bernardino Nanino; the harpist and composer Orazio Michi; and others.
No realization is given for the continuo, thus facilitating the task of organists, theorbists, and players of other foundation instruments in producing appropriately idiomatic realizations.