Costanzo Festa

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Costanzo Festa (ca. 1485–1490 – 10 April 1545) was an Italian composer of the Renaissance. While he is best known for his madrigals, he also wrote sacred vocal music. He was the first native Italian polyphonist of international renown, and with Philippe Verdelot, one of the first to write madrigals, in the infancy of that most popular of all sixteenth-century Italian musical forms.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1987 Posaunen zwo und auch zwen Zinken: Instrumentalmusik der Renaissance (Ensemble Musica Antiqua Wien feat. conductor: Bernhard Klebel and Josquin-Ensemble Wien feat. conductor: Michael Mayr) Various Artists 1
1995 Musica Mystica II - Authentische Klänge aus Mittelalter und Renaissance Huelgas Ensemble 1
1998 Musica Vaticana Various Artists 1
2006 Da Vinci: Music from His Time (Capella Antiqua München) Various Artists 1
2010 In mani dei catalani: de ministrers i cançoners (La Caravaggia feat. director: Lluís Coll i Trulls) La Caravaggia & Lluís Coll 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1989 Madrigals (Collegium Vocale Köln feat. conductor: Wolfgang Fromme) Various Artists 1
1994 Musica Mystica Various Artists 2
1999 National Public Radio Milestones of the Millennium: The Renaissance in Music Various Artists 1
2003 Music at the Court of Emperor Maximilian I (Wiener Sängerknaben & Members of Concentus Musicus Wien feat. conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt) Various Artists 1
2013 The History of Classical Music, Part 1: Medieval to Baroque: From Gregorian Chant to C.P.E. Bach Various Artists 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
Australian InterVarsity Choral Festivals, The First 50 Years Australian Intervarsity Choral Festival Choir 1

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