Title
Josquin Des Prez
Composer
Josquin Des Prez ca.1450-1521
Conductor
Erik Van Nevel
Performer
Capella Sancti Michaelis Currende  (vocaal ensemble)
Publisher
Eufoda, 1995
1 cd
Playing time
61'37''
EAN
5411344111676
Placing suggestion
40 - Middeleeuwen en renaissance (NBLC) K8 - Oude muziek (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 50 times in Flemish libraries

About Josquin Des Prez

Josquin des Prez, born Josquin Lebloitte (French: [ʒɔskɛ̃ depʁe]; possibly Beaurevoir, in Picardy, c. 1450/1455 – Condé-sur-l'Escaut, French Flanders, 27 August 1521), often referred to simply as Josquin, was a French composer of the Renaissance. He was the most famous European composer between Guillaume Dufay and Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, and is usually considered to be the central figure of the Franco-Flemish School. Josquin is widely considered the first master of the high Renaissance style of polyphonic vocal music that was emerging during his lifetime.

During the 16th century, Josquin acquired the reputation of the greatest composer of the age, his mastery of technique and expression universally imitated and admired. Writers as diverse as Baldassare Castiglione and Martin Luthe…Read more on Wikipedia

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