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Verdonck, Cornelis Cornelis Verdonck
Netherlands Netherlands
(1561 - 1625)
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Verdonck, Cornelis: "A Che Più Strali" for Brass Ensemble

"A Che Più Strali" for Brass Ensemble
Cornelis Verdonck

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Composer :Cornelis VerdonckVerdonck, Cornelis (1561 - 1625)
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Brass Quartet

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Cornelis VerdonckMagatagan, Mike (1960 - )
Date :1594
Copyright :Public Domain
Cornelis Verdonck (1563 -- 1625) was a Flemish composer of the late Renaissance. He was one of the last members of the Franco-Flemish school of polyphony, and was a notable composer of madrigals in a style that blended both Italian and native Netherlandish idioms.

Verdonck was born in Turnhout. From his earliest years, he was in the household of Cornelis Pruenen, senator and treasurer of Antwerp; in addition he was a choirboy at Antwerp Cathedral until about the age of 9. In 1572 he went to Spain to be part of the choir of Philip II in Madrid, where he stayed until his voice broke in early 1580, at which time he returned to the Netherlands to study in Antwerp with Séverin Cornet, and possibly with Hubert Waelrant as well. His earliest works, published along with those of Cornet, date from this period.

In 1584 Verdonck returned to Spain, once again singing in the choir of Philip II, staying there until 1598 or 1599, after which he again returned to Antwerp. Also in 1599 he participated in the elaborate entry procession of the newly-married Archduke Albert and Archduchess Isabella into Antwerp, writing a motet (Prome, novas) for the occasion: it was performed by a six-member boys' choir mounted on the back of an elephant, which rode along with the Archduke and Archduchess (accounts differ as to whether it was a real or artificial animal). It is the only known motet composed for performance on an elephant.

Although this Motet was originally written for Chorus (SATB), I created this arrangement for Brass Ensemble (Bb Trumpet or Flugelhorn, Eb Alto Horn, French Horn & F Tuba).
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Added by magataganm the 2013-05-31

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