Lorenzo Allegri

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Lorenzo Allegri (1567 – 1648) was an Italian composer, who worked at the Medici court, in Florence. He was mainly known as a lutenist, and for lute he wrote dances, sometimes with vocal parts. He was sometimes referred to as Lorenzino Todesco or Tedesco so it may be assumed he was of German origin.

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Bernard Thomas, Early Dance Music No. 18, Lorenzo Allegri 8 Balli, London Pro Musica Edition, Brighton, 1991.