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the beginnings of part music
solo song and dance music
The allembracing style of the thirteenth century
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accented ballade became breve cadence called canon cantus chansons chant melody Chapter choir chord Christian Church clausula clef compared complete composers composition concords conductus contemporary discantus Dorian Dufay Dunstable early Renaissance example fact fifteenth fifth fourteenth century fourth France French frottole greater Greek Gregorian chant groups hexachord hymns imitation important influence instruments intervals isorhythm Italy Jacopo da Bologna Josquin later Latin less ligatures lines liturgy Machaut Mass mediaeval melismatic Missa Mixolydian modal mode monophony motet notation note values Ockeghem octave organ organum original part-music particularly performed Perotin Petrus de Cruce phrase pieces played poem polyphonic popular Renaissance music rhythm rhythmic mode rhythmic patterns Roman de Fauvel rondeau sacred scale secular music semibreve singer singing sixteenth century solo songs sonority stave strings style sung syllables tenor texts theorists thirds and sixths thirteenth century triplum tropes troubadour trouveres twelfth century upper usually verse virelai vocal voices words written