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Alberti, Domenico

Alberti, Domenico (b Venice, c.1710; d Rome, 1746). It. composer of operas, songs, and of 36 hpd. sonatas in which his use of the formula known as Alberti bass occurs frequently. Was also a singer, accompanying himself on the hpd. Was heard by Farinelli in Spain, 1736.

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Alberti, Domenico

Domenico Alberti (dōmā´nēkō älbĕr´tē), c.1710–c.1740, Venetian singer, harpsichordist, and composer. The Alberti bass (which he used but probably did not invent) is a broken, left-hand chord accompaniment frequently employed in 18th-century keyboard music.

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