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Costanzo Festa

(c. 1490—1545)


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(bc.1490; d Rome, 1545).

It. composer. Choirmaster at Vatican. Comp. masses, motets, and other church mus., his Te Deum still being sung at election of new Pope. Also wrote madrigals, one known in Eng. as Down in a Flowery Vale.

Subjects: Music.


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