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Claude Goudimel

Claude Goudimel
Short Name: Claude Goudimel
Full Name: Goudimel, Claude, 1514-1572
Birth Year (est.): 1514
Death Year: 1572

The music of Claude Goudimel (b. Besançon, France, c. 1505; d. Lyons, France, 1572) was first published in Paris, and by 1551 he was composing harmonizations for some Genevan psalm tunes-initially for use by both Roman Catholics and Protestants. He became a Calvinist in 1557 while living in the Huguenot community in Metz. When the complete Genevan Psalter with its unison melodies was published in 1562, Goudimel began to compose various polyphonic settings of all the Genevan tunes. He actually composed three complete harmonizations of the Genevan Psalter, usually with the tune in the tenor part: simple hymn-style settings (1564), slightly more complicated harmonizations (1565), and quite elaborate, motet-like settings (1565-1566). The various Goudimel settings became popular throughout Calvinist Europe, both for domestic singing and later for use as organ harmonizations in church. Goudimel was one of the victims of the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre of Huguenots, which oc­curred throughout France.

Bert Polman

Tunes by Claude Goudimel (45)sort descendingAsInstances
[Nosza Isten félő szent hivek]Claude Goudimel, h. 1505-1572 (Harmonizer)1
BEZA (Goudimel)Goudimel (Composer)2
[Az Ur én nekem őriző pásztorom] Cl. Goudimel (Composer)2
DRESDEN (Goudimel)Goudimel (Composer)2
GENEVAN 89Claude Goudimel, c. 1505-1572 (Harmonizer)4
DONNE SECOURSClaude Goudimel (Harmony adapted from)7
OLD 124THClaude Goudimel (1505-1572) (Harmonizer)2
GENEVAN 100Claude Goudimel (Harmonizer (alt. harm.))1
GENEVAN 101Claude Goudimel (Harmonizer)2
GENEVAN 105Claude Goudimel (Harmonizer)1
GENEVAN 119Claude Goudimel (Harmonizer)1
GENEVAN 128Claude Goudimel (Harmonizer)3
GENEVAN 130Claude Goudimel (Harmonizer)2
GENEVAN 136Claude Goudimel (Harmonizer)6
GENEVAN 138Claude Goudimel (Harmonizer (alt. harm.))4
GENEVAN 150Claude Goudimel (Harmonizer)1
GENEVAN 25Claude Goudimel (Arranger)1
GENEVAN 33Claude Goudimel (Harmonizer)2
GENEVAN 42Claude Goudimel (Harmonizer)33
GENEVAN 43Claude Goudimel (Harmonizer)2
GENEVAN 47Claude Goudimel (Harmonizer)7
GENEVAN 51Claude Goudimel (Harmonizer)5
GENEVAN 6Claude Goudimel (Harmonizer (alt. harm.))1
GENEVAN 65Claude Goudimel (Harmonizer)1
OLD 113THClaude Goudimel (Harmonizer (alt. harm.))1
GENEVAN 77Claude Goudimel (Harmonizer)3
GENEVAN 81Claude Goudimel (Harmonizer)1
GENEVAN 93Claude Goudimel (Harmonizer)2
GENEVAN 97Claude Goudimel (Harmonizer)1
RENDEZ À DIEUClaude Goudimel (Harmonizer)10
GOUDIMEL (Goudimel #2)Claude Goudimel, 1508-1572 (Composer)4
[I Kristne, I som træde]Cl. Goudimel (Composer)2
JE TE SALUEClaude Goudimel (Harmonizer)2
WENN WIR IN HÖCHSTEN NÖTEN SEINClaude Goudimel (Harmonizer)15
MON DIEU PRETE-MOI L'OREILLEClaude Goudimel, 1505-1572 (Harmonizer)4
NUNC DIMITTIS (Bourgeois)Claude Goudimel (Harmonizer)34
GENEVAN 84Claude Goudimel, c. 1505-1572 (Harmonizer)1
O NOSTRE DIEU (Geneva 8)Claude Goudimel, c. 1505-1572 (Composer)2
OLD 107THClaude Goudimel, c. 1505-1572 (Composer)1
OLD HUNDREDTHClaude Goudimel (Setting by)2
MINISTRES DE L'ÉTERNELClaude Goudimel (Arranger)2
PSALM 86Claude Goudimel, 1514-1572 (Composer)3
STRASBURGGoudimel (Composer)1
AU FORT DE MA DETRESSEC. Goudimel (Arranger)4
TOULONC. Goudimel (Composer)13
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