Renaissance music

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  • Madrigal
    A madrigal is a secular vocal music composition, usually a partsong, of the Renaissance and early Baroque eras.
  • Chanson
    A chanson (French pronunciation: ​[ʃɑ̃sɔ̃], "song", from Latin cantio, gen. cantionis) is in general any lyric-driven French song, usually polyphonic and secular.
  • Quodlibet
    A quodlibet (/ˈkwɒdləˌbɛt/; Latin for "whatever you wish" from quod, "what" and libet, "pleases") is a musical composition that combines several different melodies—usually popular tunes—in counterpoint, and often in a light-hearted, humorous manner.
  • Pavane
    The pavane, pavan, paven, pavin, pavian, pavine, or pavyn (It. pavana, padovana; Ger. Paduana) is a slow processional dance common in Europe during the 16th century (Renaissance).
  • Allemande
    An allemande (allemanda, almain(e), or alman(d), French: "German (dance)") is a renaissance and baroque dance, and one of the most popular instrumental dance styles in baroque music, with notable examples by Couperin, Purcell, Bach and Handel.
  • Courante
    The courante, corrente, coranto and corant are some of the names given to a family of triple metre dances from the late Renaissance and the Baroque era.
  • Gavotte
    The gavotte (also gavot or gavote) is a French dance, taking its name from a folk dance of the Gavot, the people of the Pays de Gap region of Dauphiné in the southeast of France, where the dance originated according to one source.
  • Mass (music)
    The Mass (Latin: Missa), a form of sacred musical composition, is a choral composition that sets the invariable portions of the Eucharistic liturgy (principally that of the Catholic Church, the Anglican Communion, and Lutheranism) to music.
  • Romanesca
    Romanesca was a melodic-harmonic formula popular from the mid 16th to early 17th centuries, used as an aria formula for singing poetry and as a subject for instrumental variation.
  • Fitzwilliam Virginal Book
    The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book is a primary source of keyboard music from the late Elizabethan and early Jacobean periods in England, i.
  • Ricercar
    A ricercar (Italian pronunciation: [ritʃɛr'kare], also spelled ricercare, recercar, recercare) is a type of late Renaissance and mostly early Baroque instrumental composition.
  • Monody
    In poetry, the term monody has become specialized to refer to a poem in which one person laments another's death.
  • Lauda (song)
    The lauda (Italian pl. laude) or lauda spirituale was the most important form of vernacular sacred song in Italy in the late medieval era and Renaissance.
  • Académie de Poésie et de Musique
    The Académie de Poésie et de Musique, later renamed the Académie du Palais, was the first Academy in France.
  • Rondeau (forme fixe)
    A rondeau (plural rondeaux) is a form of medieval and Renaissance French poetry, as well as the corresponding musical chanson form.
  • Ballata
    The ballata (plural: ballate) is an Italian poetic and musical form in use from the late 13th to the 15th century.
  • Tourdion
    The tourdion (or tordion) (from the French verb "tordre" / to twist) is a lively dance, similar in nature to the galliard, and popular from the mid-15th to the late-16th centuries, first in the Burgundian court and then all over the French Kingdom.
  • Parody mass
    A parody mass is a musical setting of the mass, typically from the 16th century, that uses multiple voices of another pre-existing piece of music, such as a fragment of a motet or a secular chanson, as part of its melodic material.
  • Gymel
    In medieval and early Renaissance English polyphonic music, gymel (also gimel or gemell) is the technique of temporarily dividing up one voice part, usually an upper one, into two parts of equal range, but singing different music.
  • Air de cour
    The Air de cour was a popular type of secular vocal music in France in the late Renaissance and early Baroque period, from about 1570 until around 1650.
  • Colorist (music)
    The Colorists (German: Koloristen) were a group of sixteenth-century German organ composers that heavily ornamented their compositions following Italian coloraturas and other figures.
  • Missa Papae Marcelli
    Missa Papae Marcelli, or Pope Marcellus Mass, is a mass by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina.
  • Battaglia (music)
    A battaglia is a form of renaissance and baroque programme music imitating a battle.
  • Musique mesurée
    Musique mesurée à l'antique (French: [myzik məzyʁe a lɑ̃tik]) was a style of vocal musical composition in France in the late 16th century.
  • Chorale motet
    The chorale motet was a type of musical composition in mostly Protestant parts of Europe, principally Germany, and mainly during the 16th century.
  • Trent Codices
    The Trent Codices are a collection of seven large music manuscripts compiled around the middle of the 15th century, currently kept in the northern Italian city of Trent.
  • The Mulliner Book
    The Mulliner Book (British Library Additional Manuscript 30513) is a historically important musical commonplace book compiled, probably between about 1545 and 1570, by Thomas Mulliner, about whom practically nothing is known, except that he figures in 1563 as modulator organorum (organist) of Corpus Christi College, Oxford.
  • Pantagruel (ensemble)
    Pantagruel is an international Early Music ensemble specialising in semi-staged performances of Renaissance music.
  • Dufay Collective
    The Dufay Collective is an early-music ensemble from the United Kingdom, specializing in Medieval and Renaissance music.
  • Music of the Trecento
    The Trecento was a period of vigorous activity in Italy in the arts, including painting, architecture, literature, and music.
  • Lute song
    The lute song was a generic form of music in the late Renaissance and very early Baroque eras, generally consisting of a singer accompanying himself on a lute, though lute songs may often have been performed by a singer and a separate lutenist.
  • Chromatic fantasia
    A chromatic fantasia is a specific type of fantasia (or fantasy or fancy) originating in sixteenth-century Europe.
  • Music in the Elizabethan era
    During the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558–1603), English art and high culture reached a pinnacle known as the height of the English renaissance.
  • Alta cappella
    An alta cappella or alta musica (Italian), alta musique (French) or just alta was a kind of town wind band found throughout continental Europe from the thirteenth to the eighteenth centuries, which typically consisted of shawms and slide trumpets or sackbuts.
  • Lyra viol
    The lyra viol is a small bass viol, used primarily in England in the seventeenth century.