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Gioseffo Zarlino

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(1517–90). Composer and important music theorist. He worked first in his native Chioggia and from 1541 in Venice. His major treatise, Le istituzioni armoniche (1558), re-examines ...

Gioseffo Zarlino

Gioseffo Zarlino  

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(1517–90).Composer and important music theorist. He worked first in his native Chioggia and from 1541 in Venice. His major treatise, Le istituzioni armoniche (1558), re-examines the traditional ...
Baldassare Donato

Baldassare Donato  

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(bc.1530; d Venice, 1603). Italian singer and composer. He was active in Venice from about 1550 until his death. As a singer at St Mark's he was several times in ...
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1. IntroductionAnalysis is interpretation—even a kind of performance, in the sense that analysts explore the materials and meanings of compositions and attempt to communicate their findings, through ...
François Eustache de Caurroy

François Eustache de Caurroy  

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(b Gerberoy, 1549; d Paris, 1609).Fr. composer and canon of Saint Chapelle, Paris, becoming court composer to Fr. Kings. His Mass for the Dead was perf. at Fr. royal funerals until 18th cent. Wrote ...
Heinrich Glarean

Heinrich Glarean  

(1488–1563),Swiss music theorist, geographer, humanist, and poet who studied philosophy, theology, mathematics, and music at Cologne University. He went to Basel (where he met and was admired by ...
Adrian Willaert

Adrian Willaert  

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(b Bruges or Roulaers, c.1490; d Venice, 1562).Flemish composer. Went to Rome 1515 and was then in service of cardinal at Ferrara until 1520, having visited Hungary 1517–19 with his employer. ...
Vincenzo Galilei

Vincenzo Galilei  

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(b S. Maria a Monte, c.1520; d Florence, 1591).It. composer and lutenist. Associate of members of Bardi's Camerata from which first opera perfs. developed. Pubd. 2 books of madrigals and one of lute ...
Andrea Gabrieli

Andrea Gabrieli  

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(b Venice, c.1510; d Venice, 1586).It. organist and composer. Singer at St Mark's, Venice, 1536. Met Lassus when in Ger. 1562, forming lasting friendship. Org. St Mark's 1566–86. Pupils incl. ...

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