Brunetti, Domenico, Italian composer; b. Bologna, c. 1580; d. there, April or May 1646. He was organist at the Church of S. Domenico (e. 1609), then maestro di cappella at the Bologna Cathedral (1618). With F. Bertacchi he founded the Accademia dei Filaschici (1633), which later was absorbed into the Accademia Filarmonica. His publications include Euterpe (Venice, 1606), Varii Concentus unica, voce, duabus, tribus, quatuor vel pluribus cum gravi et acuto ad Organum (Venice, 1609), and Canticum Deiparae Virginis Octies iuxta singulos Rhytmorum Sacrorum (Venice, 1621). Several of his compositions (motets, madrigals, etc.) were publ, in contemporary collections (1611–26) of A. Schadeo, G. Donfried, A.N. di Treviso, F. Sammaruco, Z. Zanetti, and G.P. Biandra.
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