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Tomaso Albinoni

Tomaso Albinoni (June 14, 1671, Venice, Italy - January 17, 1751, Venice) was a baroque composer.

He wrote some fifty operas, but is most noted for his instrumental music, especially his oboe concertos.

His instrumental music greatly attracted the attention of Johann Sebastian Bach, who wrote at least two fugues on Albinoni's themes and constantly used his basses for harmony exercises for his pupils.

The Albinoni Adagio is a 1945 reconstruction by Remo Giazotti[?] of a fragment from a slow movement of a trio sonata.



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