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Festa, Costanzo

Costanzo Festa (kōstän´tsō fĕs´tä), c.1490–1545, Italian composer. An early madrigalist, Festa combined Flemish and Italian influences in his works and in turn influenced Palestrina. His Te Deum (1516) is still sung by the pontifical choir at the election of a new pope.

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Festa, Costanzo

Festa, Costanzo (b c.1490; d Rome, 1545). It. composer. Choirmaster at Vatican. Comp. masses, motets, and other church mus., his Te Deum still being sung at election of new Pope. Also wrote madrigals, one known in Eng. as Down in a Flowery Vale.

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