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Title
Chansons
Composer
Johannes Ockeghem ca. 1410-1497
Performer
Katelijne Van Laethem  (mezzosopraan) Eitan Sorek  (tenor) Romanesque
Conductor
Philippe Malfeyt 1949-
Publisher
Ricercar, 1997
1 cd
Recording date
1997
EAN
3229262063029
CDR
EAX0851
Placing suggestion
40 - Middeleeuwen en renaissance (NBLC) K8 - Oude muziek (Flemish music schema)

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About Johannes Ockeghem

Johannes Ockeghem (c. 1410 – 6 February 1497) was a Franco-Flemish composer and singer of early Renaissance music. Ockeghem was the most influential European composer in the period between Guillaume Du Fay and Josquin des Prez, and he was—with his colleague Antoine Busnois—the leading European composer in the second half of the 15th century. He was an important proponent of the early Franco-Flemish School.

Ockeghem was well associated with other leading composers of the time, and spent most of his career serving the French royal court under Charles VII, Louis XI and Charles VIII. Numerous poets and musicians lamented his death, including Erasmus, Guillaume Crétin, Jean Molinet and Josquin, who composed the well known Nymphes des bois for him.

It is thought that Ockeghem's extant works represent only a small part of his entire oeuvre, including around 14 masses, 20 chansons and l…Read more on Wikipedia

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