4. Which of the songs was composed by Franciscus Bossinensis, or Francis of Bosnia? Se mai per maraviglia was composed by Franciscus Bossinensis. The song was written for the lute and vocals and contains many religious themes and meanings. 5. What is a lute? What is the history of the lute? When was the lute used? The lute was one of the most popular instruments from the Renaissance period that derived from the Arabic Ud. After being introduced to Europe in the 13th century it soon became a pivotal instrument in Western culture in the centuries that followed. Since they were inexpensive to produce they could be enjoyed by the common man. However, the wealthy also had them made out of expensive materials.Another versitiality of the lute comes from the contexts in which they were used. The simple instrument could be seen in a variety of environments including churches, palaces, and taverns. 6. What is a harpsichord? Where were these instruments often found? A harpsichord was a Renaissance instrument that was crea that was often found in wealthy Italian households. It most resembles the modern day piano. However, the quality and artistry of these instruments are incomparable to our modern keyboards and pianos.
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