Mapping the Post-Tridentine Motet – Conference


Mapping the post-Tridentine motet (ca. 1560-ca. 1610): Text, style and performance

Department of Music · University Park, University of Nottingham (UK)

Palma Choralis® · Research Group
Marcello Mazzetti
Livio Ticli


Post-Tridentine-motet-Nottingham-2015-Palma-Choralis_We are pleased to announce we are participating in the Conference Mapping the post-Tridentine motet  as delegates, presenting a paper entitled “Canons regular in post-Tridentine musical landscape: Floriano Canale’s Sacrae cantiones of 1581”.

Carrying out research on the Congregation of Ss. Salvatore’s Canons Regular as you may find on our project Canons Regular Music and Liturgy (included in the Main Research Area Italian Sacred Music) and some results will be presented during the conference. 


Post-Tridentine motet - Nottingham 2015 - Palma Choralis«The Canon Regular Floriano Canale (?1541–1st Oct. 1616 Brescia), more known for instrumental works such as Canzoni da sonare (1600), also published three motet-books for four (1581), five (1602) and six (1603) voices respectively, besides several collections that gather music for the Mass and the Office. Our paper explores the possibility that, after long apprenticeships in Venice (where he was Willaert’s pupil perhaps between 1559-62), Genoa and Gubbio (where he was organist also outside of the Canons Regular Congregation), Canale started setting new trends in Italian printed sacred music, both influencing compositional techniques (as seen in the works by P. Falconio and O. Tigrini) and editorial strategies (as shown in prints’ frontispieces from the 1570-80s). Furthermore, we will argue that Canale’s Sacrae Cantiones of 1581 covered a central position within music publishing [...] Read more!»


In cooperation with Chiesa di S. Giovanni Evangelista (Brescia, Italy), Centro Culturale “Il Chiostro”, Accademia Apiarium.


PROGRAM · http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/conference/fac-arts/humanities/music/motet2015/programme/programme.aspx

INFO · http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/conference/fac-arts/humanities/music/motet2015/index.aspx



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