The Death of Antonio Cifra

Antonio Cifra, Italian Baroque & Late Renaissance composer, died on this day the 2nd of October, 1629. Cifra is important in Early Music because he straddled the Late Renaissance and the Early Baroque movements and made beautiful music in both.

Image, Wikipedia.

So, in honour of Antonio Cifra, here is “Era la Notte:”

Links about Antonio Cifra:

  1. http://www.hoasm.org/VG/Cifra.html
  2. http://www.last.fm/music/Antonio+Cifra
  3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonio_Cifra (I normally don’t like to link to Wikipedia articles, but as there is so little available online about Cifra, this will have to do).

 

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