Jacopo Gianninoto

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Jacopo Gianninoto playing a baroque lute

Jacopo Gianninoto is an Italian lutenist, guitarist and composer.

He has published a series of books of transcriptions of ancient music for Lute, Baroque guitar and Theorbo, adapted for classical guitar, contributing to the rediscovery of ancient Italian repertoire. His publishing work include a revision for guitar of the Antonio Vivaldi’s “Concerto per due Violini Leuto e Basso RV93”, a transcription for guitar of the J.S. Bach’s sonatas originally written for solo violin, works on Vincenzo Galilei (father of the scientist Galileo Galilei), Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger, Francesco Corbetta, Johannes Matelart, Alessandro Piccinini, Francesco Spinacino, Vincenzo Capirola and S.L. Weiss.

Gianninoto has performed concerts in Italy, Europe and South-East Asia, and has published some CD, as a performer and as a composer.

He is currently a Full-Time Lute and Guitar lecturer and Special Advisor for the Department of Music Performance at the Assumption University of Bangkok, Thailand and collaborates with several international music institutions.

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