University Musical Encyclopedia: University dictionary of music and musicians

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Louis Charles Elson
The University society, 1912 - Music
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Page 521 - Prophetess," music to some 35 plays, much incidental music published (Posth.), 1697, as "a collection of Ayres Composed for the Theatre and upon other Occasions," church music; ranked as the greatest of composers of English birth. Son of Henry Purcell, " the Elder," who died while he was still a child, he became a chorister in the Eng.
Page 472 - Marcelli), concluded it to be the model of what church music should be, a decision afterwards confirmed by papal brief. Palestrina's reward was a grant of the full pay of a singer in the Pontifical Choir, a stipend continued by Pius V and the six pontiffs who reigned after him. In 1571 Palestrina was re-elected to his old post as chapelmaster of the Vatican. There he remained for life, for though Pope Sixtus V wished to appoint him maestro of the Sistine Chapel, the singers declined to serve under...
Page 498 - In recent times there has been a revival of Philips's music by the choir of Westminster Cathedral, and much of his work has been lithographed for present use. b. England ; d. after 1633. PHILLIPS (Arthur) composed " The Requiem, or liberty of an imprisoned royalist," 1641 ; " The Resurrection," 1649 ; played organ Bristol Cathedral, Professor of Music, Oxford, but quitted the Anglican for the Roman Catholic Church, b. 1605 ; d. Mar. 27, 1695. PHILLIPS (Henry) wrote " Musical and personal recollections...
Page 382 - was published in 1767. Abraham, second son of Moses, became a prosperous banker in Berlin, and was a man of wide culture, though chiefly known in history as the son of his father and the father of his son. He adopted the Christian faith, and added the name
Page 485 - Allegro ma non molto. The pleasant feelings aroused in the heart on arriving in the country. 2, Andante con moto. Scene at the Brook. 3, Allegro. Jovial assemblage of country folk, interrupted by, 4, Allegro. Thunderstorm, tempest, interrupted by, 5, Allegretto. Pleasurable feelings after the storm, mixed with gratitude to God." KNECHT had employed a somewhat similar description of a wholly different work 20 years before, but Beethoven's note on a sketch for the first movement that " the hearer is...

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