The Cecilian Movement of church reform was centered in Italy but received great impetus from Regensburg, Germany, where Franz Xaver Haberl had a world-renowned Kirchenmusicschule. Italy (Italia officially the Italian Republic, (Repubblica Italiana is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and on the two largest Regensburg ( also Ratisbon, Ratisbona Řezno originally Castra Regina) is a City (population 131000 in 2007 in Bavaria, Germany Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. Franz Xaver Haberl (Oberellenbach (today Mallersdorf-Pfaffenberg) Lower Bavaria, 12 April 1840 &ndash Ratisbon, 5 September (Haberl was also the Regensberg Domkappellmeister, where he directed a choir highly skilled in polyphony and chant. In Music, polyphony is a texture consisting of two or more independent Melodic voices, as opposed to music with just one voice ( Monophony Chant (from Old French chanter) is the Rhythmic speaking or Singing of Words or Sounds often primarily on one or two ) The Cecilian Movement was a reaction to the roughly hundred years (c. 1800 to c. 1900) when Gregorian Chant all but vanished from Catholic Masses. History Gregorian chant was organized codified and notated mainly in the Frankish lands of western and central Europe during the 12th and 13th centuries with later additions The Mass is the Eucharistic celebration in the Latin liturgical rites of the Roman Catholic Church.
In many serious church musicians, there was a deep-seated desire to revive Chant as well as the Renaissance polyphony of Palestrina, Lassus, Victoria, Anerio, et al. The Renaissance (from French Renaissance, meaning "rebirth" Italian: Rinascimento, from re- "again" and nascere Palestrina (ancient Praeneste) is an ancient city and Comune (municipality with a population of about 18000 in Lazio, c Orlande de Lassus (also Orlandus Lassus, Orlando di Lasso, Roland de Lassus, or Roland Delattre) (1532 (possibly 1530 &ndash June Tomás Luis de Victoria (sometimes spelled 'da Vittoria' (1548 &ndash August 20, 1611) was a Spanish composer of the late Renaissance. The brothers Anerio were two notable composers of Italy Felice Anerio (1560-1614 Giovanni Francesco Anerio (c , and to rid Masses of the more entertaining, operatic style of music. Opera is an art form in which Singers and Musicians perform a Dramatic work (called an opera which combines a text (called a Libretto Before Lorenzo Perosi, it may be said that Giovanni Tebaldini, Perosi's predecessor at the Basilica of San Marco in Venice was one of the leaders of this movement named for St. Cecilia, patroness of music. Monsignor Lorenzo Perosi ( 21 December 1872 - 12 October 1956) was an Italian Composer of Sacred music and the only Saint Mark's Basilica ( Italian: Basilica di San Marco a Venezia) the Cathedral of Venice, is the most famous of Venice ( Italian: Venezia, Venetian: Venesia or Venexia) is a city in Northern Italy, the capital of the Saint Cecilia (Sancta Caecilia is the Patron saint of Musicians and Church music. But by Tebaldini's own admission, it was Perosi who brought these hopes to fruition -- albeit with the backing of the future Pope Pius X and his Motu Proprio of 1903. Saint Pius X ( Latin: Pius PP X) ( June 2, 1835 &mdash August 20, 1914) born Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto, was the A motu proprio ( Latin "on his own impulse" is a document issued by the Pope on his own initiative and personally signed by him The influence of Perosi, as well as Pius, was so strong that not only did chant and polyphony re-enter the Catholic repertory, but Perosi's works -- from the 1890s until World War I and beyond -- were by far the most widely performed contemporary works in the Roman Catholic Church. World War I (abbreviated WWI; also known as the First World War, the Great War, and the War to End All (Vide Lorenzo Perosi. Monsignor Lorenzo Perosi ( 21 December 1872 - 12 October 1956) was an Italian Composer of Sacred music and the only )
The young Lorenzo Perosi (photo-postcard late 1890s). Monsignor Lorenzo Perosi ( 21 December 1872 - 12 October 1956) was an Italian Composer of Sacred music and the only
The Rev. Dr. Franz Xaver Haberl (1840–1910). Franz Xaver Haberl (Oberellenbach (today Mallersdorf-Pfaffenberg) Lower Bavaria, 12 April 1840 &ndash Ratisbon, 5 September Year 1840 ( MDCCCXL) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap year Year 1910 ( MCMX) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting