Monteverdi Composed an Orchestral Score

Italian composer Claudio Monteverdi, pioneered the orchestral musical composition score Continue reading

Monteverdi Premiered the First Orchestra Performance

Composer, Claudio Monteverdi premiered the first orchestral performance of his opera La favola d'Orfeo (The Fable of Orpheus) Continue reading

John Calvin

John Calvin (/ˈkælvɪn/;[1] French: Jean Calvin [ʒɑ̃ kalvɛ̃]; born Jehan Cauvin; 10 July 1509 – 27 May 1564) was a French theologian, pastor and reformer in Geneva during the Protestant Reformation. Continue reading

French Psalms Written in Metrical Format

French poet, Clement Marot published 30 French psalms in metrical version, Trente Pseaumes de David (Thirty Psalms of David) in 1542. Continue reading