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Geminiani

[je-mee-nyah-nee] /ˌdʒɛ miˈnyɑ ni/
noun
1.
Francesco
[frahn-ches-kaw] /frɑnˈtʃɛs kɔ/ (Show IPA),
c1680–1762, Italian violinist and composer.
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  • Geminiani himself had attempted to represent in music the pictures of Raphael and the poems of Tasso.

    Handel Romain Rolland
  • Geminiani's connection with Handel has a special musical interest.

  • On enquiry into the conditions of the office, Geminiani found that it was not tenable by a member of the Romish communion.

    The Violin George Dubourg
  • Geminiani, who was well acquainted with it, used expressively to compare it with that of a sweet trumpet.

    The Violin George Dubourg
  • It must be owned at the same time, that Geminiani was neglected, though his genius commanded esteem and veneration.

  • Geminiani was a celebrated violin player and composer of the day, who had come to England from Italy.

    Browning's England Helen Archibald Clarke
  • Arrangements for harpsichord with variations by Geminiani were also published.

    Handel Romain Rolland
  • He studied in Italy, and on his return to England became a pupil of Geminiani.

    The Browning Cyclopdia Edward Berdoe
  • The intermediate names, most entitled to attention, are Tartini, Geminiani and Giardini.

    The Violin George Dubourg

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