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Antonio Mortaro
c.1560 - c.1619
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A. Mortaro
Antonio Mortaro (c.1560 - c.1619), an Italian composer and organist, born in Brescia. Probably a pupil of Antegnati; became a Franciscan in 1595 and except for a period as cathedral organist in Novara (1602-6) lived mainly in Brescia. His four volumes of 3-part madrigals were many times reprinted; he also published much church music in up to twelve parts, and polychoral instrumental music.
Period:High Renaissance
Composed in:1595
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
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Source:Robert Chase, Dies Irae: A Guide to Requiem Music, Scarecrow Press, Inc. 2003