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1583 in music
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relocates to Ferrara, becoming the most highly paid musician at the Este court.
Madrigali spirituali a quattro voci posti in musica da Claudio Monteverde Cremonese, discepolo del Signor Marc'Antonio Ingegnieri
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keyboardist and composer (died 1643)
, English composer (died 1625)
, organist and composer (died 1629)
Johann Daniel Mylius
, chemist and composer for the lute (died 1642)
, lutenist and composer (died c.1642)
, organist of St Paul's Cathedral (born c.1524)
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Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi (Italian: [ˈklaudjo monteˈverdi] (listen); 15 May 1567 (baptized) – 29 November
Cremona Cathedral, where Monteverdi's teacher Ingegneri was maestro di capella
Portrait of Claudio Monteverdi, from the title page of Fiori poetici, a 1644 book of commemorative poems for his funeral
Duke Francesco IV Gonzaga, by the studio of
Frans Pourbus the Younger
Girolamo Alessandro Frescobaldi (Italian: [dʒiˌɾɔːlamo fɾeskoˈbaldi]; also Gerolamo, Girolimo, and Geronimo Alissandro;
Ferrara, Frescobaldi's birthplace, in 1600
Facsimile of Aria detta la Frescobalda (1627), the earliest known set of variations on an original theme
Commemorative plaque at the birthplace of Girolamo Frescobaldi
Ferrara ([ferˈraːra] listen ) (Emilian: Frara) is a town and comune in Emilia-Romagna, northern Italy, capital of the
The Castle Estense
Ferrara City Hall.
The Renaissance walls.
A madrigal is a secular vocal music composition of the Renaissance and early Baroque eras. Traditionally, polyphonic
Pietro Bembo in a painting by
. Madrigals appeared in part due to Bembo's advocacy of the Italian language as a vehicle for poetic expression.
Luca Marenzio, a highly influential composer of madrigals in the last two decades of the 16th century
Claudio Monteverdi in 1640 by
. Monteverdi was the most influential composer of madrigals after 1600.
1583 in art
Events — Italian Jesuit painter Giovanni Niccolo is sent to Portuguese Japan to found a painters' seminary. — Works...
– Grand Place in
Image: Lavinia Fontana's 'Newborn Baby in a Crib' (c. 1583)
Orlando Gibbons (baptised 25 December 1583 – 5 June 1625) was an English composer, virginalist and organist of the late
Gibbons' monument in the nave of
Johann Daniel Mylius
Johann Daniel Mylius (ca. 1583 – 1642) was a composer for the lute, and writer on alchemy. Born at Wetter in
Illustration from Mylius' 1628 Anatomia auri
Illustration from Mylius' 1618 Opus medico-chymicum
1580s in architecture
Buildings — 1580 - Old City of Zamość, designed by Bernardo Morando, is established in Poland. — 1580-8 - Wollaton
Paolo Agostino (or Agostini; Augustinus in Latin; c. 1583 – 1629) was an Italian composer and organist of the early
Paolo Agostino, engraving by
1577 in music
Events — July – Annibale Zoilo resigns from the Sistine Chapel Choir, due to ill health. — 25 October – Pope Gregory