Fattorini, Gabriele, Italian composer; b. Faenza in the latter part of the 16th century; d. place and date unknown. He was maestro di cappella at Faenza, and possibly in Venice. His compositions include Sacri concerti a due voci (Venice, 1600; further eds., 1602, 1608), Completorium romanum (Venice, 1602), motets, madrigals, etc. Several of his works appeared in contemporaneous collections between 1605 and 1622 (Bodenschatz, Donfried, Diruta, etc.). Two of his ricercari for organ are in vol. Ill of Torchi’s L’arte musicale in Italia. Banchieri mentions Fattorini in his Conclusioni del suono deWOrgano (Lucca, 1591; Bologna, 1609).
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