Cerreto spent its life in Neapel. He was a composer and musician, but because so few of its compositions survived, he is today only well-known as theoreticians. He was not a pioneer of its time (it points the new 12-Modus system back, that from Heinrich Glarean (1547) is suggested and insures the validity of the century old person eight-mode of system), but its letters is important, because her light in many aspects of musical practice in early 17. Century bring.
Cerreto followed a conservative way, represented the guidelines strict, osservato of the counterpoint . It wrote two papers, Dell'arbore of musicals (Neapel, 1608) and the Della prattica musica vocale et strumentale (Neapel, 1601, repr. 1611) and two manuscript papers, which teach the counterpoint: Dialoghi armonici pel contrapunto e by la compositione (1626) and Dialogo armonico… the tutte le rainoils del contrappunto et anco della compositione de più voci, de' canoni, depression proportioni, et d'altri (1631).
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