Alberti, Domenico

Alberti, Domenico dōmā´nēkō älbĕr´tē [key], c.1710–c.1740, Venetian singer, harpsichordist, and composer. The Alberti bass (which he used but probably did not invent) is a broken, left-hand chord accompaniment frequently employed in 18th-century keyboard music.

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