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Title
Missa Paschale
Composer
Heinrich Isaac ca.1450-1517
Conductor
Rebecca Stewart
Performer
Wim Diepenhorst  (orgel) Cappella Pratensis
Publisher
Ricercar, 1999
1 cd
Recording date
1998
EAN
3229262066921
CDR
DBX5461
Placing suggestion
40 - Middeleeuwen en renaissance (NBLC) K8 - Oude muziek (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 2 times in Flemish libraries

About Heinrich Isaac

Heinrich Isaac (ca. 1450 – 26 March 1517) was a Netherlandish Renaissance composer of south Netherlandish origin. He wrote masses, motets, songs (in French, German and Italian), and instrumental music. A significant contemporary of Josquin des Prez, Isaac influenced the development of music in Germany. Several variants exist of his name: Ysaac, Ysaak, Henricus, Arrigo d'Ugo, and Arrigo il Tedesco among them. (Tedesco means "Flemish" or "German" in Italian.)

Early life

Little is known about Isaac's early life (or indeed what he called himself), but it is probable that he was born in Flanders, probably in Brabant. During the late 15th century, standards of music education in the region were excellent, and he was probably educated in his homeland, although the location is not known. Sixteenth-century Swiss music theorist and writer Heinrich Glarean claimed I…Read more on Wikipedia

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