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1510s in music

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1510s in music

The decade of the 1510s in music (years 1510-1519) involved some significant compositions.



  • 1518: Composer Ludwig Senfl loses a toe in a hunting accident.
  • Publications

  • 1511: Arnolt Schlick – Spiegel der Orgelmacher und Organisten, the first treatise on organ-making in German
  • 1511: Franciscus Bossinensis – Tenori e contrabassi intabulati col sopran in canto figurato.. Libro secundo
  • 1512: Arnolt Schlick – Tabulaturen etlicher lobgesang, a collection of organ and lute pieces
  • 1518: The Medici Codex
  • Classical music

  • 1510: Renaissance composer Josquin des Prez assembles or composes Missa de Beata Virgine, a musical setting of the Ordinary of the Mass, and it becomes the most popular of his masses in the 16th century.
  • 1510

  • Juan Bermudo, Spanish music theorist (died 1565)
  • Antonio de Cabezón, Spanish composer and organist of the Renaissance (died 1566)
  • probable – Loys Bourgeois, French composer, famous for his Protestant hymn tunes (died c.1561)
  • probable – Gian Domenico del Giovane da Nola, Neapolitan composer, famous for his villanescas and villanellas in the Neapolitan style (died 1592)
  • 1511

  • date unknown – Nicola Vicentino, Italian music theorist and composer (died 1575/1576)
  • 1516

  • probable – Cipriano de Rore, Flemish composer (died 1565)
  • 1517

  • January 31 or March 22 – Gioseffo Zarlino, Venetian theorist (died 1590)
  • Deaths

  • 1517: March 26 – Heinrich Isaac, Franco-Flemish composer (born c.1445)
  • References

    1510s in music Wikipedia

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