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1520s in music

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1520s in music

The decade of the 1520s in music (years 1520-1529) involved some significant compositions.

Contents

Events

  • 1521: Diet of Worms. The composer Ludwig Senfl is present.
  • 1526: Kungliga Hovkapellet is first recorded from this year.
  • Publications

  • 1520: Capirola Lutebook is compiled from the works of Vincenzo Capirola
  • 1523: Pietro Aron – Thoscanello de la musica, including the first description of quarter-comma meantone, published in Venice.
  • 1525: My Lady Carey's Dompe is written for harpsichord by an unknown composer.
  • 1529: Martin Agricola – Musica instrumentalis deudsch, a description of the musical instruments common in Germany at the time.
  • 1520

  • Andrea Amati, Italian violin maker, who stands as the first of the Cremona school (d. c.1578)
  • Christoph Fischer or Vischer (c.1518/1520), hymnist (died 1598)
  • Vincenzo Galilei (c.1520), lutenist who also composed other music (died 1591)
  • 1521

  • Philippe de Monte, Flemish composer of Italian madrigals (died 1603)
  • 1525

  • March 4 – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Roman composer, primarily of sacred music (died 1594)
  • March 25 – Richard Edwardes, English choral musician, playwright and poet (died 1566)
  • 1528

  • October 4 - Francisco Guerrero, Spanish composer (died 1599)
  • date unknown - Thomas Whythorne, English composer (died 1595)
  • 1529

  • probable – Jacobus Vaet, Franco-Flemish composer (died 1567)
  • Deaths

  • 1521:
  • August 27 – Josquin des Prez, Franco-Flemish composer (born c.1450-1455)
  • October 24 - Robert Fayrfax, English Renaissance composer (born 1464)
  • 1522: October 30 – Jean Mouton, French composer (born c.1459)
  • 1523: October – William Cornysh, English composer (born 1465)
  • 1524: July 31 - Sebastiano Festa, Italian composer (born c.1490)
  • 1525: probable – Arnolt Schlick, German organist and composer (born c.1460)
  • 1526: date unknown - Thomas Stoltzer, German composer (born c,1480)
  • 1527: June 9 - Heinrich Finck, German composer (born c.1444)
  • 1528: April 1 - Francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer (born 1470)
  • References

    1520s in music Wikipedia


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