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Mudarra – Fantasia X – Guitar
He was an innovative composer of instrumental music as well as songs, and was the composer of the earliest surviving music for the guitar. The place murarra his birth is not recorded, but he grew up in Guadalajaraand probably received his musical training there.
When he returned to Spain he became a priest, receiving the post of canon at the cathedral in Seville inwhere he remained for the rest of his life. While at the cathedral, he directed all of the musical activities; many records alono of his musical activities there, which included hiring instrumentalists, buying and assembling a new organ, and working closely with composer Francisco Guerrero for various festivities.
Mudarra died in Seville, and his sizable fortune was distributed to the poor of the city according to his will.
Mudarra wrote numerous murarra for the vihuela and the four-course guitar, all contained in the collection Tres libros de musica en cifras para vihuela “Three books of music in numbers for vihuela”which he published on December 7, in Seville. These three books contain the first music ever published for the four-course guitar, which was then a relatively new instrument.
The second book is noteworthy in that it contains eight multi-movement works, all arranged by “tono”, or mode. Compositions represented in this publication include fantasiasvariations including a set on La Foliatientospavanes and galliardsand songs.
Modern listeners are probably most familiar with his Fantasia X, which has been a concert and recording mainstay for many years. The songs are in Latin, Spanish and Italian, and include romances, canciones songsvillancicospopular songs and sonetos sonnets. Another innovation was the use of different signs for different tempos: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A work composed by Mudarra aroundand performed in The duration is 1: Retrieved from ” https: Renaissance composers Composers for the classical guitar s births deaths People from Guadalajara, Castilla—La Mancha Spanish classical composers Spanish male classical composers Spanish guitarists Male guitarists.
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Fantasia No (Mudarra, Alonso) – IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library: Free Public Domain Sheet Music