Willaert



Adrian
[ey-dree-uh n,, ah-dree-ahn] /ˈeɪ dri ən,, ˈɑ driˌɑn/ (Show IPA), c1480–1562, Flemish composer.
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He was a younger contemporary of Willaert’s, but was born an Italian.
The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 1 Rupert Hughes

One of Willaert’s motets, at any rate, tells the story of Susannah, and is plainly a forerunner of the oratorio.
How Music Developed W. J. Henderson

In 1549 fantasies for three voices, vocal or instrumental, by Willaert were printed.
How Music Developed W. J. Henderson

The former followed Willaert’s plan of writing for antiphonal choruses, but he employed most frequently three instead of two.
How Music Developed W. J. Henderson

Willaert is regarded by many as the founder of the madrigal, of which there is more to be said presently.
A Popular History of the Art of Music W. S. B. Mathews

Strangely enough Willaert never mentions either his compositions or his daughter Catharine, who was a composer, too.
The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 1 Rupert Hughes

Willaert used original themes in his fantasies, and his style shows a gradual approach to the modern manner.
How Music Developed W. J. Henderson

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