Costanzo Porta

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Aliases: Costantino Porta, Constantino Porta

Life

Born: c. 1529, Cremona, Italy

Died: 19 May 1601, Padua, Italy

Biography

Contrapuntist, pupil of Willaert at Venice; maestro successively at Padua, Osimo, Ravenna and Loreto. Published 5 books of motets a 5-8 (1555-85); 1 of masses a 4-6 (1578); 2 books of Introits a 5 (1566, 1588); 4 of madrigals a 4-5 (1555-88); hymns a 4 (1602); vesper psalms and cantica a 8 (1605). Lamentations, madrigals, and a treatise on counterpoint, are in MS.

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List of choral works

Sacred works

Secular works

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  • Missa Ducalis a 14v? (Sanctus a13, Agnus a14)

 
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Publications

Sacred

  • Motectorum liber primus quinque vocibus (Venice, 1555)
  • Liber primus motectorum quatuor vocum (Venice, 1559)
  • Quinque vocum musica in introitus missarum quae in solemnitatibus sanctorum omnium toto anno celebrantur (Venice, 1566)
  • Quinque vocum musica in introitus missarum quae in diebus dominicis toto anno celebrantur (Venice, 1566)
  • Musica sex canenda vocibus liber primus (Venice, 1571)
  • Litaniae Deiparae Virginis Mariae (Venice, 1575)
  • Missarum liber primus (Venice, 1578)
  • Liber quinquaginta duorum motectorum (Venice, 1580)
  • Musica sex canenda vocibus liber tertius (Venice, 1585)
  • Hymnodia sacra (Venice, 1602)
  • Psalmodia vespertina (Venice, 1605)
  • Motectorum quinque vocum (Venice, 1605)

Secular

  • Il primo libro de madrigali a quattro voci (Venice, 1555)
  • Il primo libro de madrigali a cinque voci (Venice, 1559)
  • Il secondo libro de madrigali a cinque voci (Venice, 1569)
  • Il terzo libro de madrigali a cinque voci (Venice, 1573)
  • Il quarto libro de madrigali a cinque voci (Venice, 1586)

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