Sprezzatura

Author: Peter D'Epiro
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–Claudio Monteverdi, Preface, Eighth Book of Madrigals (1638) CONSIDERED A
REvolutionARY in his time, Claudio Monteverdi (1567–1643) was the creator of
both the modern opera and the orchestra. His compositional skills, paired with his
psychological insight, gave him a vast range of emotional expression in his use
of voices and instrumentation. Furthermore, he was heir to a fertile musical
inheritance, which he both exploited and refined, leaving a rich legacy for the ...

A Chronology Of Western Classical Music 1600 2000

Author: Jon Paxman
Publisher: Omnibus Press
ISBN: 1783231211
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Both Agricola and Isaac worked for some time in Italy, as Dufay had done before
them, taking full advantage of the region's dearth of home-grown musical giants.
In Florence ... Isaac at one time competed for a post at the Este court of Ferrara,
but he was eclipsed by the formidable talent of Josquin des Prez (c.1450–1521).
... While recent scholarship has cast doubts on the extent of Josquin's legacy, he
has retained his status as the most important and influential composer of his time.

Musical Heritage Review

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During the 16th century, the Netherlander school of composers dominated
European music. ... Mass settings by such masters as Josquin des Prez and
Heinrich Isaac became the models to which all Europe aspired. ... most of his life
in Italy successfully plying his trade in various noble Italian courts — most notably
in the service of the Mantuan ducal court of the Gonzagas family, who also
employed, among other 16th-century musical geniuses, Claudio Monteverdi. In
his own time ...

Encyclopedia Of The Renaissance Machiavelli Petrarchism

Author: Paul F. Grendler
Publisher: Scribner's
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Luther did not object to the elaborate polyphony of the Catholic rite; indeed many
of the sources of the music of Josquin des Prez and his contemporaries were
produced in Lutheran areas in the sixteenth century. ... Savonarola's Musical
Legacy. New York and Oxford, 1998. Owens, Jessie Ann. "Music Historiography
and the Definition of Renaissance.' " Notes 47 (1990): 305-330. Pesce, Dolores,
ed. Hearing the Motet: Essays on the Motet of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.

Franz Liszt And The Vocabularies Of Transcription 1833 1865

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But as his presence and the legacy of his music came to dominate musical
thought in much of Europe after the July Revolution, his immense contributions to
— among others — symphonic, chamber, and keyboard music could also
debilitate aspiring young composers hoping to follow in ... With the possible
exception of Josquin des Prez, never had a composer's shadow ostensibly
darkened the creative possibilities of the next generation of composers.4
Beethoven had become myth.

Musicians Composers Of The 20th Century Gram Parsons Igor Stravinsky

Author: Alfred William Cramer
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trian pianist Paul Wittgenstein, who lost his arm in combat in World War I on the
Russian front and who was the brother of the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein.
This piece is ... Musical Legacy Ravel's oeuvre, comprising approximately sixty
works in all, is small compared to that of most composers, yet he is considered to
be among the greatest of French composers, alongside Josquin des Prez,
Francois Couperin, Jean-Philippe Rameau, Hector Berlioz, and Debussy. Ravel's
music was ...

Tonus Peregrinus The History Of A Psalm Tone And Its Use In Polyphonic Music

Author: Dr Mattias Lundberg
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1409455076
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Josquin des Prez (c.14501521), Pierre de La Rue (c.1450-1518), Jean Mouton (c
.1455-1522), Claudin de Sermisy (c.1490-1562) and Pierre Certon (?-1572) were
all major figures whose activities and work are today often considered to belong
to the so-called FrancoFlemish school of polyphony, a continuation of the late-
mediaeval legacy of Dufay, Ockeghem and Binchois from the same region. This
group of composers enlarged the musical repertory of psalmody, hitherto mainly
 ...