Complete Encyclopaedia of Music/A/Agostini, Paolo
Agostini, Paolo, of Vallerano, pupil of Nanini, succeeded to F. Soriano, as chapel-master of St. Peter's at Rome. Padre Martini has inserted an "Agnus Dei" of this composer, in eight parts, which. is a truly curious production, three different canons being carried on at the same time, in a clear and natural manner, both as to melody and harmony. Agostini died at an advanced age, about the year 1660.