The National Music Of The World

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156            National Music of the World.
The Pope of Rome was without his hymn till the other day : the guardian saints, Casimir and Adalbert, were centuries before him; the former in particular having been fitted with a tune by Dio-medes, the composer, a naturalised Venetian attached to the court of Sigismund III., of which the regu­larity and stateliness are remarkable, considering its date, 1607.

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