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LISTEN: Machaut, Motet: Trop plus/Biaute paree/Je ne suis (c.1350) [Text] The tradition of the motet continued into the 15th century. 1400-1474), the most renowned composer of his time, composed grand motets for ceremonial occasions in early Renaissance Italy.Johann Sebastian Bach's music lives on today thanks to his amazing catalogue of concertos, choral, organ and keyboard works - but what happened during his lifetime? The following is an outline of the history of Western classical music.
A consort was a set of instruments similar in design and tone but varied in size and pitch.Soon, three-part motets appeared, with a different text sung in each voice. ) Composers came to use for tenors secular French songs as well as passages of plainchant. 1300-1377), who was not only a musician of great renown but also a poet whose stature approached that of Chaucer.The following motet is based on a secular tenor; each of its three voices sings a different French love poem.Nuper rosarum flores commemorates the dedication of the cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence in 1436.Dufay owed his rich sound to harmonic techniques brought from England by his contemporary John Dunstable.
A group of brief "voltes" is reproduced here; the volte was a dance from Southwest France in which the woman leapt high in the air ("volte" = vault).