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Unformatted text preview: Latin term meaning fixed melody, referring to a chant that is used as the basis for polyphony. Ars Nova Latin term meaning the new art. Francesco Landini Famous Italian composer of the 14 th century. Most known for Ecco la Primavera Ballata Musical poems that originated as a dance song. Sackbut Tenor instrument, early version of the trombone. Shawm Early double reed woodwind instrument. Guillaume De Machaut an outstanding composer of the Ars Nova, known for composing the Notre Dame Mass, most famous composition of the 14 th century, also known for Angus Dei and Puis Quen Oubli Mass Ordinary Text portions of the roman catholic mass which remain the same each day. Mass Proper Text portions of the Roman Catholic mass which change from day to day. Trouveres Poet musicians of French nobility. Beatriz de Dia A famous French woman troubadour. Pope Gregory I Reorganizer of the Catholic litugy....
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