Persichetti, Vincent

(6 June 1915, Philadelphia – 14 August 1987, Philadelphia)
   Known chiefly for his abstract instrumental concert works, he also compiled and composed Hymns and Responses {}for the Church Year (Vol. I, 1955; Vol. II, 1987) with texts both modern and traditional, a Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (1940), one mass (1960), a Te Deum (1963), a Stabat mater (1963), and a few settings of other Biblical texts.

Historical dictionary of sacred music. . 2006.

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  • Persichetti, Vincent — ▪ American composer born June 6, 1915, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S. died Aug. 14, 1987, Philadelphia       American composer noted for his succinct polyphonic style (based on interwoven melodic lines), forceful rhythms, and generally diatonic melodies …   Universalium

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  • Persichetti — Vincent Ludwig Persichetti (* 6. Juni 1915 in Philadelphia; † 14. August 1987 ebenda) war ein US amerikanischer Komponist, Musikpädagoge und Dirigent. Bereits mit fünf Jahren erhielt er Klavierunterricht. Etwas später lernte er Orgel, Kontrabass… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Vincent Persichetti — Vincent Ludwig Persichetti (June 6, 1915 ndash; August 14, 1987) was an American composer, teacher, and pianist. An important musical educator and writer, Persichetti was a native of Philadelphia. He was known for his integration of various new… …   Wikipedia

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  • Vincent Persichetti — Vincent Ludwig Persichetti (* 6. Juni 1915 in Philadelphia; † 14. August 1987 Philadelphia) war ein US amerikanischer Komponist, Musikpädagoge und Dirigent. Bereits mit fünf Jahren erhielt er Klavierunterricht. Etwas später lernte er Orgel,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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