Missa 'Il dolce, e bianco Cigno' (Graziani, Bonifazio)




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General Information

Work Title Missa 'Il dolce, e bianco Cigno'
Alternative. Title
Composer Graziani, Bonifazio
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.18 No.1 ; RISM A/I: G-3685
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 sections
  1. Kyrie
  2. Gloria
  3. Credo
  4. Sanctus
  5. Agnus Dei
First Publication. 1671 in Il primo libro delle messe, Op.18 (No.1)
Language Greek and Latin
Dedication Cardinal Massimi Volano
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 4 voices (SATB), continuo (organ)
Related Works Based on Il bianco e dolce cigno by Jacob Arcadelt
External Links Printed Sacred Music Database

Misc. Comments

  • Grove Music says that "Several [of Graziani's] masses are modelled on famous madrigals (e.g. Missa ‘Il bianco e dolce cigno’ on Arcadelt’s madrigal)."