Music in the Renaissance

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Prentice Hall, 1999 - Music - 396 pages
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A history of Renaissance music focused on the music itself and the social and institutional contexts that shaped musical genres and performance.   This book provides a complete overview of music in the 15th and 16th Centuries.  It explains the most significant features of the music and the distinguishing characteristics of Renaissance composers (in Europe and the New World).  It includes a large integrated anthology of 94 musical examples, as well as illustrations of musical instruments, notation, and ensembles.

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Contents

MUSIC IN THE RENAISSANCE
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DUNSTABLE AND THE CONTENANCE
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DUFAY AND BINCHOIS
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