Jacques Arcadelt was a Franco-Flemish composer of the Renaissance, active in both Italy and . Arcadelt’s Il bianco e dolce cigno opened one of Gardano’s books; as the piece had already achieved immense fame, it was the main selling . Terms in this set (12). Title. Il bianco e dolce cigno. Composer. Arcadelt. Date. Upgrade to remove ads. Only $1/month. Il bianco e dolce cigno. Language: Italian (Italiano) Il bianco e dolce cigno cantando more, ed io piangendo, giung’ al fin del viver mio. Stran’ e.

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Johannes Becker submitted Text by Alfonso d”Avalos Il bianco arcadwlt dolce cigno Cantando more, et io Piangendo giungo al fin del viver mio.

Il bianco e dolce cigno Composer: Giovanni Guidiccioni Number of voices: Your gift is greatly appreciated. Concise Version [Box Set]. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Write a customer review.

Jacques Arcadelt

Stylistically his madrigals are melodious and simple in structure, singable, and built on a clear harmonic basis, usually completely diatonic. Il Bianco E Dolce Cigno. Canto a mi Caballero: Streams Videos All Posts. He left a total of 24 motetsFrench chansons, approximately madrigals about fifty of which are of uncertain attributionthree masses bianfo, as well as settings of the Lamentations of Jeremiah and the Magnificat.


In addition to his copious output of madrigals and chansons, Arcadelt produced three masses24 motetssettings of the Magnificatthe Lamentations of Jeremiahand some sacred chansons — the French equivalent of the madrigale spirituale. Views Read Edit View history.

Morte, che nel morire Mi empie di gioia tutto di desire. The Book of Madrigals.

Renaissance and Baroque Music. The masses are influenced by the previous generation of Franco-Flemish composers, particularly Jean Mouton and Josquin des Prez ; the motets, avoiding colce dense polyphony favored by the Netherlanders, are more declamatory and clear in texture, in a manner similar to his secular music. The gentle white swan, singing, dies; and I, weeping approach the end of my life.

Transcribed for modern notation. Note that numbering is by number of voices: Il bianco e dolce cigno Cantando more, et io Piangendo giungo al fin del viver mio.

Il bianco e dolce cigno (Arcadelt, Jacob)

The Sound of the King’s Singers. Kenji Yamamoto submitted Jacques Arcadelta Fleming who worked in Florence and then for the papal establishment, published nearly madrigals in roughly seven years.

Later composers considered Arcadelt’s style to represent an ideal; later reprints of his first madrigal book were often used for teaching, with reprints appearing more than a century after its original publication. James Gibb submitted Brian Russell submitted Studio performance Original text and translations Original text and translations may be found at Il bianco e dolce cigno. Another poet he set was the Marquis Alfonso d’Avalos, who wrote the words to his most single famous composition, and one of the most enduring of the entire 16th century: During this period, probably in earlyhe made the acquaintance of Michelangelobut his madrigalian settings of two of the artist’s sonnets were received with indifference; indeed, from Michelangelo’s letters on the topic, he probably considered himself unmusical and incapable of appreciating Arcadelt’s work.


This page was last edited on 7 Decemberat Of all the early madrigalists, he was by far the most universal in his influences as well as his appeal; and his influence on others was enormous.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. It is illegal to copy and distribute our copyright-protected material without permission. Gentle Reminder This website began in as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since Many of them had their early musical training in the intricate polyphony of the Church, but, once in Italy, they mingled this serious “classical” style with the simpler charm of popular vernacular music, especially when setting the often amorous and even erotic poetry fashionable in the courts.