Bortnyansky, Dmitry Stepanovich

(1751, Glukhov, Ukraine – 10 October 1825, St. Petersburg)
   Music director and composer for the Russian imperial court chapel, his Italianate polyphonic choral works for the Russian Orthodox Church anticipated the more freely imaginative church music of Alexander Gretchaninoff, Sergei Rachmaninoff, and Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, who edited his sacred works. (at)

Historical dictionary of sacred music. . 2006.

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  • Dmitry Bortniansky — Dmitry Stepanovich Bortniansky (Ukrainian: Дмитро Степанович Бортнянський, Dmytro Stepanovych Bortnians’kyi; Russian: Дмитрий Степанович Бортнянский, Dmitrij Stepanovič Bortnjanskij; also referred to as Dmitry or Dmitri Bortnyansky; 28 October… …   Wikipedia

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