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Palestrina (pälāstrē´nä), town (1991 pop. 15,802), in Latium, central Italy. It is an agricultural market. It is located on the site of Praeneste, a town founded by c.800 BC and later destroyed (and rebuilt) by the Romans in the 1st cent. BC Of note are the ruins of a temple of Fortuna (8th cent. BC), celebrated for its oracles, and a 12th-century cathedral. The composer Palestrina was born there (c.1525).

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Palestrina. Opera (Musikalische Legende) in 3 acts by Pfitzner to his own lib. Comp. 1911–15. Prod. Munich 1917, London (Abbey Opera) 1981, Berkeley (concert) 1982, CG 1997. Based on untrue legend that Palestrina comp. the Missa Papae Marcelli to persuade the Council of Trent not to ban polyphonic mus.

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