Pisa, Agostino, Italian music scholar who flourished in the early 17th century. He received a degree in law in Rome (1600). He publ. the earliest known treatise on conducting, Breve dichiariatione della battuta musicale...(Rome, 1611), a second augmented ed. of which was publ. in the same year, also in Rome, as Battuta della musica....
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