Adrian Willaert

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Considered the father of the Venetian school of composition, Willaert was one of the most influential figures regarding the history of western music.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Musica Nova (52), collection of motets (27) and madrigals (25) for 4-7 voices 1540 Choral Vocal Music
Vecchie letrose non valete niente, canzone for 4 voices Vocal Music
Ricercares (4) for 4 instruments (from "Musica Nova" collection, unrelated to Willaert's "Musica Nova") Chamber Music
O bene mio fam'uno favore, canzona for 4 voices Vocal Music
Dessus le marché d'Arras, chanson for 4 voices 1528 Vocal Music
O dolce vita mia che t'haggio fatto, canzona for 4 voices Vocal Music
Sempre mi ride sta donna da bene, canzona for 4 voices Vocal Music
Cingari simo venit'a giocare, canzona for 4 voices Vocal Music
Ricercares (10) for 3 instruments Chamber Music
Jouissance vous donneray, chanson for 5 voices Vocal Music
Work(s) Miscellaneous (Classical)
O magnum mysterium, motet for 4 voices (Motecta liber primus) Choral
A quand' a quand'haveva una vicina, canzone for 4 voices Vocal Music
Madonna mia famme bon'offerta, canzona for 4 voices Vocal Music
Lauda Jerusalem Dominum (Psalm 147), for 4 voices (I sacri e santi salmi...) Vocal Music Choral
Faulte d'argent, chanson for 6 voices Vocal Music
Ave Maria gratia plena, motet for 4 voices (Motecta liber primus) 1539 Vocal Music
Ricercares (4) for 3 instruments ("Re, Mi, Fa, Sol") Chamber Music
Ave maris stella, hymn for 6 voices (Hymnorum musica) Choral
O socii durate, motet for 6 voices (Motecta liber primus) Choral
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