Albinoni was born in Venezia, as the first son of wealthy paper
merchant. As a man of great musical multi-talent, he subsequtnly
succeeded as choir singer, violinist and finally a musical composer,
works include operas, cantatas and plenty of instrumental compositions.
In sonatas, he followed A.Corelli's style, while his baroque
concertos are influenced by Giuseppe Torelli. Nowadays, he is
well known largely for his sonatas and concertos for oboe, trumpet