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Antonio Bertali
1605 - 1669
Italy
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A. Bertali
Antonio Bertali (03/1605 - 01/04/1669), an Italian violinist, conductor and composer (from Verona).
Source:Grove's dictionary of music and musicians
Contributor:Tassos Dimitriadis (picture)
Bertali wrote eight settings of the requiem mass. Later in the 17th century numerous requiem settings, many in concertato style, were produced by composers including G.B. Bassani, G.A. Bernabei, Antonio Bertali (eight settings), Biber, Giovanni Cavaccio, Cavalli, Cazzati, Joan Cererols, G.P. Colonna, P.A. Fiocco (three settings), Santino Girelli, J.K. Heller, J.C. Kerll (two settings), A.V. Michna, Marcin Mielczewski, Alessandro Scarlatti, Johann Stadlmayer, Christoph Straus (two settings) and Viadana.
Author:Steven Chang-Lin Yu
Requiem pro Ferdinando II
Period:Late Renaissance
Composed in:1637
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
In memory of:Ferdinando II
This requiem was written for Ferdinando II d'Asburgo (09/07/1578 - 15/02/1637), holy Roman emperor (161937), archduke of Austria, king of Bohemia (161719, 162027), and king of Hungary (161825). He was the leading champion of the Roman Catholic Counter-Reformation and of absolutist rule during the Thirty Years' War.
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Ferdinand II
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Requiem (9x)
Period:Baroque
Musical form:masses
Text/libretto:Latin mass
He wrote another 9 requiem masses.
Source:Reiemann Musik Lexikon
Contributor:Steven Chang-Lin Yu