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MASTERS OF THE GOLDEN

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Originally appearing in Volume V19, Page 82 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MASTERS OF THE GOLDEN AGE [In the following list when a name is not qualified as " church composer " or " madrigalist," the composer is equally great in both lines; but the qualification must not be taken as exclusive.] Netherland Masters. J. Arcadelt, c. 1514–1560. Madrigalist. Clemens non Papa, died before 1558. )rlando di Lasso, born between 1520 and 1530; died 1594. Jan P. Sweelinck, 1562–1621. Organist, theorist and church composer. French Masters. E. Genet, surnamed Carpentrasso, fl. 1520. Church composer. C. Goudimel. Killed in the massacre of Lyons, 1572. Italian Masters. Palestrina, c. 1525–1594. L. Marenzio, c. 156o; died 1599. Anerio, Felice c. 156o-163o, and G. Francesco, c. 1567-1620, brothers. Church composers. Spanish Masters. C. Morales, 1512–1553 F. Guerrero, c. 1528–1599 l Exclusively church corn- T. L. de Victoria or Vittoria, fl. 158o 1 posers. English Masters. T. Tallis, c. 1515; died 1585. Church composer. W. Byrd, 1542 or 1543–1623. Greatest as church composer. J. Wilbye, fl i600. Madrigalist. T. Morley, fl. 1590. Theorist and madrigalist. Orlando Gibbons, 1583-1625. German Masters. J. Handl, or Gallus, C. 1550-1591. Hans Leo Hasler or Hassler, 1564–1612. Church composer. G. Aichinger, c. 1565–1628. Church composer.
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