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Title
Missa pange lingua
Composer
Josquin Desprez ca.1450-1521
Performer
Ensemble Clément Janequin Ensemble Organum
Publisher
Harmonia Mundi, 2008
1 cd
Recording date
1986
Playing time
00:51:31
EAN
0794881854028
CDR
DBX0243
Placing suggestion
40 - Middeleeuwen en renaissance (NBLC) K8 - Oude muziek (Flemish music schema)

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About Josquin Desprez

Josquin des Prez (French: [ʒɔskɛ̃ depʁe]; c. 1450–1455 – 27 August 1521) was a French composer of High Renaissance music. A central figure of the Franco-Flemish School, Josquin is considered among the greatest composers of the Renaissance and had a profound influence on the music of 16th-century Europe. He built on the work of his predecessors Du Fay and Binchois, and his elder contemporaries Ockeghem and Busnois, to develop a complex style of expressive—and often imitative—polyphony which informs much of his work. A singer himself, Josquin's compositions are chiefly vocal, including masses, motets and a variety of secular chansons. His better-known compositions include the masses Missa Pange lingua, Missa Hercules Dux Ferrariae, Missa L'homme armé super voces musicales and Missa L'homme…Read more on Wikipedia

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