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Unformatted text preview: The Renaissance The Renaissance (1450-1600AD) (1450-1600AD) I am not pleased with the Courtier if he be I am not pleased with the Courtier if he be not also a musician, and besides his not also a musician, and besides his understanding and cunning [in singing] understanding and cunning [in singing] upon the book, have skill in like manner on upon the book, have skill in like manner on sundry instruments. sundry instruments. Baldassare Castiglione Baldassare Castiglione Music and Culture of the Renaissance Cultural trends Art: realism in the artwork of Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Botticelli, Donatello, Raphael Science and Literature greats: Galileo, Cervantes, Shakespeare Exploration: travelers were seeking new trade routes to China and the Indies War: Introduction of gunpowder Shifts from Sacred to Secular Change from unquestioning faith to the age of reason and inquiry Look back to antiquity, Greeks and Romans More jobs, more musicians Renaissance musical center is Italy Advancement of music printing Renaissance Musical Style A cappella singing Polyphony based on Continuous imitation Word painting Cantus firmus The Motet in the Renaissance Single Latin text Marian motets (Virgin Mary) Written for 3, 4, or more voices Cantus firmus Josquin: Ave Mariavirgo serena Burgundian school...
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