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Sistine Chapel

(ˈsɪstaɪn; -tiːn)
n
(Named Buildings) the chapel of the pope in the Vatican at Rome, built for Sixtus IV and decorated with frescoes by Michelangelo and others
[Sistine, from Italian Sistino relating to Sisto Sixtus (Pope Sixtus IV)]
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Sis′tine Chap′el


n.
the chapel of the pope in the Vatican at Rome, built for Pope Sixtus IV and decorated with frescoes by Michelangelo and others.
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Noun1.Sistine Chapel - the private chapel of the popes in Rome; it was built by and named after Sixtus IV in 1473
capital of Italy, Eternal City, Italian capital, Rome, Roma - capital and largest city of Italy; on the Tiber; seat of the Roman Catholic Church; formerly the capital of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire
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In an essay subtitled "Things Bonnie Won't Let Me Publish," Sherr augments the commentary to his previously cited edition of the Vatican manuscript Cappella Sistina 14 with "neat observations" (p.
The two big motet manuscripts of the early 16th century (Cappella Sistina 42 and 46) are particularly informative about the prioritization of Masses, both being organized according to the ritual calendar, while the late 15th-century hymn cycle (an enlargement and arrangement of Du Fay's) in Cappella Sistina 15 offers similar information about Vespers.
On Cappella sistina 51, for example, he writes "The first part, which contains both Martini Masses, was compiled in Naples ca.
Cappella Sistina 15 and of the arms of Julius II's protege Antonio Ferreri, chapel master in 1504-5.
Adalbert Roth ("Die Entstehung des altesten Chorbuches mit polyphoner Musik der papstlichen Kapelle: Citta del Vaticano, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Fondo Cappella Sistina, Ms.
This is confirmed by a rubric on papal singer Archangelo Crivelli's four-voice Missa Credo maius in Fondo Cappella Sistina 25, copied in 1617 by Domenico Brancadori.
Upon Vittori's return to Rome in 1621, after two years in Florence, he entered the service of Cardinal Ludovico Ludovisi, and joined the Cappella Sistina in 1622.