Giovan Battista Ferrini Italie Giovanni Battista Ferrini (Rome, 1601 , died in Rome , 14 November 1674 ) is a composer , organist and harpsichordist Italian .
Giovan Battista Ferrini was organist at the Church of St. Louis of the French in Rome from 1619 as well as the main church of the Roman Oratory , the Chiesa Nuova (Santa Maria in Valicella ) from 1623 to 1653 . he has been part of the inner circle of Girolamo Frescobaldi . The twenty years that remained to him were busy traveling around Italy and occur in different churches (particularly in Rome , such as the Santa Maria Maggiore Basilica ) or participate in secular concerts or musical events.
We do not know him no work of sacred music, and Ferrini seems to have been an accomplished harpsichordist , known as such by his colleagues under the nickname ' Ferrini , detto anche Giovan Battista Della Spinetta .' His work was not published in his lifetime, nor in the years after his death but his music circulated widely in the form of handwritten copies . (Hide extended text) ... (Read all)