Adrian Willaert

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Adrian Willaert

Aliases: Villart, Vuigliart, etc.

Life

Born: c. 1490 Bruges (?)

Died: Dec. 7 1562 Venice

Biography

The famous maestro di cappella of St. Mark's at Venice (1527-1562) was born in West Flanders and studied in Paris with Jean Mouton before moving to Rome (1515 or slightly before) and establishing connexions with the courts of Hungary and Ferrara.

View the Wikipedia article on Adrian Willaert.

List of choral works

Sacred works

Secular works



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Publications

  • Liber quinque missarum 1536
  • La courone et fleur des chansons a troys 1536
  • Motecta … liber primus, 4vv 1539
    • Mottetti … libro secondo, 4vv 1539, enlarged 1545 as Motecta … liber secundus
  • Motecta … liber primus, 5vv 1539 [1550]
  • Motecta … liber primus, 6vv 1542
  • Hymnorum musica 1542 [1550]
  • Canzone villanesche all napolitana … con la Canzona di Ruzante … primo libro, 4vv 1545 [1548]
  • I sacri e santi salmi che si cantano a Vespro e Compieta … 4vv 1555 [1565] enlarged 1571
  • Musica nova 1559 (containing both motets and madrigals)
  • Madrigali, 4vv 1563

Modern editions

  • Adriani Willaert Opera omnia, ed. H. Zenck and others, CMM, iii/1 1950-

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