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Brumel, Antoine

Brumel, Antoine

Brumel, Antoine, celebrated French composer; b. 1460; d. after 1520. He served as a chorister at the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Chartres in 1483, and in 1486 he became a Master of the Innocents at St. Peter’s in Geneva, where he remained until 1492. In 1497 he was Canon at Laon Cathedral. He was a singer at the ducal court in Chambery in 1501, then took up his duties at the court of Alfonso I, Duke of Ferrara, in Aug. 1506, remaining in his service there until the chapel was disbanded in 1510. A number of his sacred works were publ, during his lifetime; other pieces are scattered in various anthologies. A complete ed. of his works was begun by A. Carapetyan in 1951 in Rome under the aegis of the American Inst. of Musicology. He composed masses, motets, Magnificats, and other sacred works. B. Hudson ed. the collection A. Brumel: Opera omnia, Corpus Mensurabilis Musicae, V/1-6 (1969–72).

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