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Nasco, Jan [Gian, Giovanni]

Birth and death dates: 
ca. 1510 — Treviso, 1561
Birth date: 
16/1 (1510)
Death date: 
16/3 (1561)
Nationality: 
Periods of service: 
before 1547 at the service of nobleman Paolo Naldi, Vicenza
1547-1551 Accademia Filarmonica di Verona, first music director
1551-1561 Cattedrale di Treviso, chapelmaster
References: 

According to Nugent (2001), p. 646: "Sometimes known as 'Metre Gian', Nasco has often been mistaken for Maistre Jhan of Ferrara, an older composer of French origin".

Sources (MSS)

Date Provenance/Origins/Place of publication
E-Mp Cantoral 113 17/1-2
E-VAar 3016 16/4-17/2 Comunidad Valenciana, Valencia, Alzira, Xàtiva/Játiva, Comunidad de Madrid, Madrid, El Escorial
E-VAcp 05 17/1 (1605) 17/4 (1679)
E-VAcp 06 17/1 (1605) 17/4 (1679)

Sources (Prints)

Date Provenance/Origins/Place of publication
A-Wn SA.77.D.32/1-5 [RISM 1549/8] 16/2 (1549) Other countries, Europa, Italia, Venezia/Venice/Venecia
CH-Bu UBH kk III 9 [RISM 1593/5] 16/4 (1593) Other countries, Europa, Italia, Venezia/Venice/Venecia
D-As [RISM 1549/8] 16/2 (1549)
D-KNu [RISM 1549/8] 16/2 (1549) Other countries, Europa, Italia, Venezia/Venice/Venecia
D-Rp 9995/A.R. 159 [RISM 1549/8] 16/2 (1549) Other countries, Europa, Italia, Venezia/Venice/Venecia
E-Mc S-3865/S-3866/S-3867/S-3868 [RISM 1563/4] 16/3 (1563) Castilla-La Mancha, Cuenca, Uclés, Other countries, Europa, Italia, Venezia/Venice/Venecia
E-V Impr. 083/870 [RISM 1562/5] 16/3 (1562) Other countries, Europa, Italia, Venezia/Venice/Venecia
E-V Impr. 085/871 [RISM 1563/7] 16/3 (1563) Other countries, Europa, Italia, Venezia/Venice/Venecia
F-B 247932 [RISM 1549/8] 16/2 (1549) Other countries, Europa, Italia, Venezia/Venice/Venecia
GB-Lbl D.27. [RISM 1600/5] 17/1 (1600) Other countries, Europa, Italia, Roma
I-AN [RISM 1600/5] 17/1 (1600) Other countries, Europa, Italia, Roma
I-ASs [RISM 1600/5] 17/1 (1600) Other countries, Europa, Italia, Roma
I-Bc R.277 [RISM 1600/5] 17/1 (1600) Other countries, Europa, Italia, Roma
I-Rv [RISM 1600/5] 17/1 (1600) Other countries, Europa, Italia, Roma
I-Tbnb [RISM 1600/5] 17/1 (1600) Other countries, Europa, Italia, Roma
PL-Kj [RISM 1549/8] 16/2 (1549) Other countries, Europa, Italia, Venezia/Venice/Venecia
SI-Mš [RISM 1549/8] 16/2 (1549) Other countries, Europa, Italia, Venezia/Venice/Venecia

List of works

Source: E-VAar 3016
Work ID Title Ascription MS / Print Date
E-VAar 3016 (1v-35r) Passio Domini nostri secundum Matthæum Anon. MS 16/4-17/2
Last modified: - 15 Feb 2020

How to cite

Emilio Ros-Fábregas, "Nasco, Jan [Gian, Giovanni]", Books of Hispanic Polyphony, ed. E. Ros-Fábregas (accession date: 27 Oct 2021), https://hispanicpolyphony.eu/person/25693