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accord

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(Fr.; It.: accordo).

1 ‘Chord’.

2 The ‘tuning’ of an instrument. See accordatura.

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Perrichon, Julien

Ruth K. Inglefield.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 300 words.

[Jean]

(b Paris, Nov 6, 1566; d ?Paris, c1600). French lutenist and composer. He was the son of Jehan Perrichon, court viol and shawm player. His early lute studies were...

Hantzsch, Georg

Stanley Boorman.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 170 words.

(b ?c1520; d Mühlhausen, 1583). German printer, father of Andreas Hantzsch. When he was accorded citizenship of Leipzig in 1545 he was already called a printer. In 1550 he married the...

Ludecus [Lüdtke, Lüdeke], Matthäus

Walter Blankenburg.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 583 words.

(b Wilsnack [Bad Wilsnack], Prignitz, Sept 21, 1527; d Havelberg, Prignitz, Nov 12, 1606). German civic official, ecclesiastic and composer. Fornaçon said he was born in 1517, but this...

Avenarius [Habermann], Philipp

August Scharnagl.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

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

(b Lichtenstein, nr Zwickau, c1553; d in or after 1610). German composer and organist. He is first heard of as an organist at Amorbach, Odenwald, in 1570 and until February 1571. The...

Certon, Pierre

Aimé Agnel.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 1954 words.

(d Paris, Feb 23, 1572). French composer. He may have been a native of Melun, where in 1527 ‘Jehan Certon’ was documented as ‘fermier du fourrage’ to the king. Certon was appointed...

Menehou, Michel de

Frank Dobbins.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 397 words.

(fl Paris, 1557–68). French theorist and composer. In 1558 he was maître de chapelle at the abbey church of Saint Maur-des-Fossés and enjoyed the patronage of Cardinal Guillaume Du...

Leonardo da Vinci

Emanuel Winternitz.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Renaissance Music (1400-1500); High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 1395 words.

(b Anchiano, nr Vinci, 1452; d château of Cloux, nr Amboise, May 2, 1519). Italian artist and scientist. He was also profoundly occupied with music. In addition to performing and teaching...