- William F. Prizer
(b ?Padua; fl 1505–14). Italian composer. He is probably identifiable with the ‘Honophrius Patavinus’ of Petrucci’s sixth and eleventh books of frottolas. His frottolas consist of nine barzellette, two ode, a ballata and a strambotto, the last, Se un pone un fragil vetro, a poem attributed to Serafino dall’Aquila. Sed libera nos a malo, from Petrucci’s sixth book (RISM 1506³), is one of a group of macaronic works in the frottola repertory that parody biblical or liturgical texts; it begins with a phrase of music and text from the Pater noster. His Se io ti dico el mio gran danno from Petrucci’s eighth book (15074), uses the popular melody Si vivesse cento e un anno in its ripresa, and Crudel amore, from the same source, is one of the earliest settings of a ballata in the frottola repertory. Antenoreo’s works are notable for their stereotyped hemiola rhythm....