Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594) – Tu es Petrus [reblog]

from Oannes blog…

…on this day

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Ένας από τους μεγαλύτερους συνθέτες όλων των αιώνων, ο Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina γεννήθηκε σαν σήμερα, 3 Φεβρουαρίου, το 1525. Θεωρείται ο κορυφαίος εκπρόσωπος της αναγεννησιακής πολυφωνίας.
Ακούμε το μοτέτο του [μορφή πολυφωνικής σύνθεσης] για 6 φωνές Tu Es Petrus. Τη Χορωδία του King’s College του Cambridge διευθύνει ο Stephen Cleobury.

One of the greatest composers of all times, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina was born on this date, February 3, 1525. He is considered the leading representative of Renaissance polyphony.
We hear the motet [polyphonic form of composition] for 6 voices, ‘Tu Es Petrus’. The King’s College Cambridge Choir is directed by Stephen Cleobury.

More about these reblogs

Lately I have been rebloging music videos from Oannes new blog. For my friends who didn’t know, or wonder why…. Oannes [aka Socratis Papahatzis] is my husband, partner in life and music and the one with my undying admiration. Together we have a band MK-O [the music of Marina Kanavaki & Oannes]. So, it’s my pleasure to share with you his [and mine] musical selections. Although here I reblog mainly his musical selections, he writes exceptional articles on various topics [some may need translation], so do visit his site. He has my highest recommendation!

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