News on Silvestro Ganassi and his works.

PhD-defence by Dina de Oliveira Titan

On March 1, 2019, Dina de Oliveira Titan will defend her PhD thesis The origins of instrumental diminution in Renaissance Venice: Ganassi’s Fontegara at Utrecht University (University Hall, Academiegebouw). Among other things, Dina Titan’s work includes a new, critical English translation of Fontegara, at last. It has taken exactly 60 years for ... read more


Welcome to this new online resource on the life and work of Renaissance author and instrumentalist Silvestro Ganassi. As stated in the about page, “aims to collect relevant information about Silvestro Ganassi and his works, making it readily available for both scholars and performers while contributing to a be... read more