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A Taste of Josquin

To the extent that anything can be said to be the work of Josquin des Prez — so popular in his time, the gold standard of quality, that his “output” increased enormously after his death thanks to a flurry of false attributions. 25 more words

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Baroque Music - Lindahl - 9/16/14

KEY TERMS: 
1. Motet: Polyphonic musical genre; based on Gregorian chants
2. Horizontal vs. Vertical: The way in which notes are "stacked" (vertical) or "linear" (horizontal) on sheet music.
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2A Lectures

Early Music Festival Utrecht 2014 part 2

Fabulous Fringe Concert: Ensemble la Danserye

From a very agreeable first fringe concert, I walked into the modern horror of Tivoli-Vredenburg again (see review 1… 679 more words

Culture

Michael Praetorius: Terpsichore

What better way to snap oneself out of a blue funk than to dance? I chose today’s work because it is one of those albums that always cheers me. 298 more words

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