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Alberto Turco (Conductor, Musicologist)

Born: December 2, 1937 - Castel d'Azzano (Verona), Italy

Alberto Turco, an authority on Gregorian chant, has been director of the musical establishment of Verona Cathedral since 1965. He is a lecturer in Gregorian chant in the Ambrosian Pontifical College of Sacred Music in Milan and teaches liturgical musicology at the San Zeno Theological Institute in Verona, as well as serving as a guest lecturer of the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music in Rome and at various international congresses. Alberto Turco is the author of various studies on Gregorian and Ambrosian chant and is the editor of hitherto unpublished works by earlier Veronese composers. He has directed a number of recording and since 1981 has been artistic director of the Nova Schola Gregoriana, assuming direction of the women's Gregorian schola, In Dulci Jubilo, in 1988.

Source: Naxos Website; Melos Antiqua Website
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Aryeh Oron (November 2008)

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J. Handl: Motet Ecce quomodo moritur

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Alberto Turco (Melos Antiqua) [Italian]

Alberto Turco - Biography (Naxos)

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