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According to The New Penguin Dictionary of Music, Adrian Willaert was a Flemish composer who worked chiefly in Venice as a church musician, achieving high influence and dying there. Was one of the first to compose madrigals, to write independent pieces (of the type of ricercar, etc.), and to employ double choirs antiphonally. Composed Masses, motets, a Magnificat, and various vocal pieces to secular words.
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Willaert, Adrian (1490-1562) , biography and works by naxos.com.
[§] Adriaan Willaert, ca. 1490-1562 : leven en werk : stijl en genres by Ignace Bossuyt
[§] Adrian Willaert: The Complete Five and Six-Voice Chansons (The Sixteenth-Century Chanson, Vol 23) by Jane A. Berstein
[§] Adriano Willaert, Antonino Barges, Girolamo Cavazzoni, Rore and Anonymous (Volume 2) by Robert Judd
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