The Renaissance greatest works Classical music, opera

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G. Palestrina Missa Papae Marcelli

Work for choir

1567

C. Monteverdi L'Orfeo

Opera

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W. Byrd My Ladye Nevells Booke

Work for soloist

1591

JD. Prez Pange lingua

Work for choir

1514

J. Dowland Lachrimae or Seaven Teares

Work for chamber orchestra

1604

C. Monteverdi L’Arianna

Opera

1608

JS. Bach Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir

Work for choir

1524

W. Byrd Mass for 4 voices

Work for choir

1592

Other renowned works

1619 - Psalms of David Heinrich Schütz

1617 - Intermède Le nozze di Teti e di Peleo Claudio Monteverdi

1600 - I saw my lady weep John Dowland

1599 - Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern Johann Sebastian Bach

1529 - Herr Gott, dich loben wir Johann Sebastian Bach

1529 - Herr Gott, dich loben wir Heinrich Schütz

1524 - Ach Gott, vom Himmel sieh darein Johann Sebastian Bach

1524 - Es ist das Heil uns kommen her Johann Sebastian Bach

1524 - Christ lag in Todesbanden Johann Sebastian Bach

1484 - Ave Maria, gratia plena ... Virgo serena Josquin des Prez

1400 .. 1620 : the essential composers

1525-1594 Giovanni da Palestrina

1567-1643 Claudio Monteverdi °

1561-1633 Jacopo Peri

1566-1613 Carlo Gesualdo

1397-1474 Guillaume Dufay

1557-1612 Giovanni Gabrieli

1502-1585 Thomas Tallis

1602-1676 Francesco Cavalli

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