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Aaron [Aron], Pietro

Bonnie J. Blackburn.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Early Renaissance Music (1400-1500); High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 1991 words.

[Piero]

(b Florence, c1480; d after 1545). Italian theorist and composer. Nothing is known of Aaron’s early training, his teacher, or his career before 1516. He claims to have had...

Abrabanel, Isaac ben Judah

Don Harrán.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Early Renaissance Music (1400-1500); High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 240 words.

(b Lisbon, 1437; d Venice, 1508). Philosopher and biblical exegete. His writing on music forms the introduction to his commentary on Exodus xv (the ‘Song of the Sea’, 1505; null...

Adam von Fulda

Klaus Wolfgang Niemöller.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Renaissance Music (1400-1500); High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 805 words.

(b ?Fulda, c1445; d Wittenberg, 1505). German composer and theorist. Until about 1490 he was at the Benedictine monastery of Vornbach, near Passau, but he had to leave it when he...

Agricola [Ackerman], Alexander

Edward R. Lerner.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Renaissance Music (1400-1500); High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 5130 words.

(b Ghent, ?1445/6; d Valladolid, August 15, 1506). South Netherlandish composer, active in Italy, France and the Low Countries. He was renowned for his composition in all genres...

Alamire, Pierre

Herbert Kellman.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Renaissance Music (1400-1500); High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 1609 words.

[Petrus; Imhove, Peter; van den Hove, Peter]

(b Nuremberg, c1470; d Mechelen, June 26, 1536). South Netherlandish music scribe of German birth. He was a member of the Nuremberg...

Alard, Simon

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Renaissance Music (1400-1500); High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 19 words.

Alba [Alva, Alua], Alonso (Pérez) de

Tess Knighton.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Renaissance Music (1400-1500); High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 733 words.

(fl late 15th century or early 16th). Spanish composer. A number of sacred works and at least one song are attributed to this composer in Iberian sources; one work, a four-voice Agnus...

Alemanno [Alemann], Johanan

Don Harrán.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Early Renaissance Music (1400-1500); High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 313 words.

(b c1435; d after 1504). Italian philosopher and biblical exegete. He wrote briefly on music in his Ḥesheq shelomoh (‘Solomon's desire’), a commentary on the Song of Solomon,...

Alonso

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Renaissance Music (1400-1500); High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 14 words.

Alva, Alonso de

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Renaissance Music (1400-1500); High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 20 words.

Ana [Anna], Francesco d’

William F. Prizer.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Renaissance Music (1400-1500); High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 834 words.

[Franciscus VenetusFrancesco Varoter, etc.]

(b ?Venice, c1460; d Venice, late 1502, or before Feb 6, 1503). Italian composer and organist. He was appointed the first player of...

Anchieta, Juan de

Robert Stevenson.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Renaissance Music (1400-1500); High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 1343 words.

(b ?Urrestilla, nr Azpeitia, 1462; d Azpeitia, July 30, 1523). Spanish composer. He was the second son of Martín García de Anchieta and Urtayzaga de Loyola (an aunt of Ignatius Loyola)...

Andreas Sylvanus

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Renaissance Music (1400-1500); High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 65 words.

[Walder]

(fl Heidelberg, 1511). German composer. He was a colleague of Sebastian Virdung at Heidelberg, and Virdung’s treatise Musica getutscht (1511) is presented as a...

Ansanus S

William F. Prizer.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Renaissance Music (1400-1500); High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 493 words.

[Senese, Ser Ansano di Goro, Sano di Goro]

(b c1470; d 1524). Sienese composer, singer and priest. Ansanus can now be identified as Sano di Goro, the son of a...

Antenoreo, Onofrio

William F. Prizer.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Renaissance Music (1400-1500); High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 180 words.

(b ?Padua; fl 1505–14). Italian composer. He is probably identifiable with the ‘Honophrius Patavinus’ of Petrucci’s sixth and eleventh books of frottolas. His frottolas consist of nine null...

Antico [Anticho, Antigo, Antiquo, Antiquus], Andrea

Martin Picker.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Renaissance Music (1400-1500); High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 2355 words.

(b Montona [now Motovun], Istria [Croatia], c1480; d after 1538). Italian woodblock cutter, editor, publisher and composer of Croatian birth. His birthplace is frequently appended to...

Appenzeller, Benedictus

Eric Jas.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Renaissance Music (1400-1500); High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 1787 words.

(b c1480–88; d after 1558). South Netherlandish composer and singer. The earliest known archival documents mention him in 1518 as a singer and in 1519 as the choirmaster...

Aquanus [Loer, Luyr], Adam

Clement A. Miller.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Renaissance Music (1400-1500); High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 88 words.

(b Aachen, c 1492). South Netherlandish composer. He came from the diocese of Liège and studied music under Thomas Tzamen of Aachen. On 23 November 1510 he entered the University of...

Arena, Antonius de

Ingrid Brainard.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Renaissance Music (1400-1500); High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 532 words.

[Arènes, Antoine desDe la Sable, AntoineDu Sablon, Antoine]

(b Solliès, [now Solliès-Pont, Var], late 15th century; d Saint Rémy, Bouches du Rhône, or Solliès, after 1543)....

Argyropoulos, Isaac

Frank A. D’Accone.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Renaissance Music (1400-1500); High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 212 words.

[Argiropulo, Isacco]

(b c1450; d Rome, 1508). Italian organist and organ builder. He was the son of the expatriate Greek scholar, Giovanni, who taught Greek...