Marieta Morosina Priuli

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Marieta Morosina Priuli (fl. 1665) was an Italian composer. She was born in Venice into the Morosina family.[1][2] Priuli published a collection of works in 1667 dedicated to the Habsburg Dowager Empress Eleonor Magdalene of Neuburg entitled Balletti e correnti. It included five sets of pieces for three string instruments and harpsichord continuo, and eight correnti.[3] Only two Italian women from this period of time are known to have published instrumental music. Each of them published only one collection in this field. Priuli's Balletti e correnti was one of these collections. The other was Isabella Leonarda's Opus 16.[4]


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  1. ^ Selfridge-Field, Eleanor. "Priuli, Marieta Morosina". Retrieved 30 November 2010.
  2. ^ "Marieta Morosina Priuli". Retrieved 30 November 2010.
  3. ^ Sadie, Julie Anne; Samuel, Rhian (1994). The Norton/Grove dictionary of women composers (Digitized online by GoogleBooks). Retrieved 30 November 2010.
  4. ^ Bowers, Jane and Judith Tick (1986). Women Making Music: The Western Art Tradition, 1150–1950. University of Illinois, Urbana, p. 137.