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1596 in music
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– Fourth book of
Hans Leo Hassler
Neüe teüsche Gesäng nach Art der welschen Madrigalien und Canzonetten
La mascherata degli accecati
composer and poet (died 1687)
, composer (born 1561)
Giaches de Wert
, Flemish composer (born 1535)
, composer (born 1532)
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Augsburg (German pronunciation: [ˈʔaʊ̯ksbʊʁk] (listen); Austro-Bavarian: Augschburg) is a city in Swabia, Bavaria,
View of Augsburg City Hall and other historical buildings in Augsburg
Lord Mayor Kurt Gribl, 2010
Territories of the Prince-Bishopric and of the Imperial City of Augsburg
Perlach market place in 1550.
The Dutch (Dutch: Nederlanders ), occasionally referred to as Netherlanders—a term that is cognate to the Dutch word
Image: Clovis crop
Act of Abjuration
, signed on July 26, 1581, was the formal declaration of independence of the Dutch Low Countries.
A typical November scene in the Dutch town
The Dutch Proverbs, Bruegel the Elder
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.
Sir Constantijn Huygens, Lord of Zuilichem (4 September 1596 – 28 March 1687), was a Dutch Golden Age poet and
Constantijn Huygens (1623)
Drawing of the Zee-straet
Huygens and his children (property of the
, The Hague)
1596 in art
Events — (unknown) — Paintings — Federico Barocci - Annunciation (Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli, Assisi)
The Lute Player
Image: Barocci Annunciation
Giaches de Wert
Giaches de Wert (also Jacques/Jaches de Wert, Giaches de Vuert; 1535 – 6 May 1596) was a Franco-Flemish composer of the
Campanile of Santa Barbara, at the
in Mantua: Wert was choir director here from 1565 until 1592.
Torquato Tasso, possible friend of Wert at Ferrara, and poet whose verse he often set to music.
1599 in music
Events — Claudio Monteverdi marries court singer Claudia Cattaneo, — Gregor Aichinger begins a two-year sojourn in
1590s in architecture
Buildings — 1590 — Sinan Pasha Mosque in Damascus, Syria, is completed. — Court theatre at Sabbioneta (begun 1588),
Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa (8 March 1566 – 8 September 1613) was Prince of Venosa and Count of Conza. As a composer he is
Carlo Gesualdo, Prince of Venosa.
Hans Leo Hassler
Hans Leo Hassler (in German, Hans Leo Haßler) (baptized 26 October 1564 – 8 June 1612) was a German composer and
Image: Hans Leo Haßler