Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da
Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da
The greatest composer of liturgical music of all time (1514-1594)

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  • PALESTRINA, Giovanni Pierluigi da — (1525/26 1594) Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina was the leading Roman composer during the second half of the sixteenth century. Because his music became a paradigm of Catholic church music in the centuries following his death, his influence on… …   Renaissance and Reformation 1500-1620: A Biographical Dictionary

  • Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da — born с 1525, Palestrina, near Rome died Feb. 2, 1594, Rome Italian composer. He sang in Rome as a choirboy, then worked as an organist in his nearby hometown of Palestrina. He was appointed director of the Vatican s Cappella Giulia by Pope Julius …   Universalium

  • Palestrina,Giovanni Pierluigi da — Pa·le·stri·na (păl ĭ strēʹnə, pä lĕ strēʹnä), Giovanni Pierluigi da. 1526? 1594. Italian composer known especially for his Masses. His other works include motets and madrigals. * * * …   Universalium

  • Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da — (between 3 February 1525 and 2 February 1526, Palestrina near Rome – 2 February 1594, Rome)    Composer of 104 masses, at least 375 motets, 68 polyphonic offertories, 65 hymn settings, and 35 Magnificats, in addition to Lamentations, madrigali… …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da — ► (1524 94) Compositor italiano, reformador de la música religiosa y una de las grandes figuras de la polifonía. Obras: Misa del papa Marcelo y el Stabat Mater , entre otras. Fue llamado el Príncipe de la música. * * * ( 1525, Palestrina, cerca… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da — (c. 1525–94)    Composer.    Palestrina was born in the Italian town of Palestrina (hence his name), but was educated in Rome. In 1551 he was appointed Master of the Capella Giulia of St Peter’s by Pope Julius III and later he moved first to the… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da — (ca. 1525 1594)    Ital ian composer. He was the greatest figure associated with the reform of ecclesiastical music by the Council of Trent (1545 1563), which sought to end the use of lascivious or impure themes taken from secular songs and to… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina — Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina. Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (3 February 1525 or 2 February 1526 – 2 February 1594)[1] was an Italian Renaissance composer of sacred music and the best known 16th century representative of the Roman Schoo …   Wikipedia

  • Giovanni Pierluigi Da Palestrina — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Palestrina. Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Giovanni pierluigi da palestrina — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Palestrina. Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina …   Wikipédia en Français

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