Orologio, Alessandro, Italian compoer; b. c. 1550; d. Vienna, c. 1633. He entered the service of the Emperor Rudolf II in Prague about 1579 as a trumpeter, where he later was vice-Kapellmeister (1603–13) and traveled widely. In later years he was active in Steyr and at the Garsten monastery. He publ. three books of madrigals (1586,1589,1595), three books of canzonettas (1593, 1595,1596), and a book of intradas for five to six instruments (1597).
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