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The composers of the Renaissance concerned themselves with three different areas of music
All are unified by many shared musical features.

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Renaissance Music at Lincoln Castle on Vimeo
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Instruments played include a variety of percussion instruments; the sackbut (predecessor to the trombone); various recorders; a rackett (the compact reed instrument played occasionally by one of the performers seated on the step); a shawm or two (pre... [more]
May 28, 2010 at 10:52 PM
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Renaissance Music 2: John Dowland
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Second part-powerpoint style presentation.  John Dowland wrote lute songs which were very popular in the Renaissance.   He was an English composer who lived from 1563-1626.  Information is given about Dowland and then his song Flow My Tears is perfor... [more]
May 24, 2010 at 04:52 AM
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Renaissance Music 1: Characteristics and Palestrina
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The texture is mostly polyphonic.  There are 2 types-secular and sacred music. In sacred music the music is sung by smalll unaccompagnied choirs.  Secular music may be played on small groups of instruments.  Composers of this period are discussed. A ... [more]
May 24, 2010 at 04:51 AM
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History of Music The Classical Period Middle Ages and The Renaissance
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This History of Music video will assist classical music students to study the introduction of secular music during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance and identify the instruments. Religious leaders used music to prevent worshipers from thinking othe... [more]
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February 27, 2011 at 08:54 PM
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Renaissance music ~ instrumental
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Instrumental music from the Renaissance with a medieval touch Played by Theatrum Instrumentorum.  A slideshow with music. (3:41)
May 28, 2010 at 09:30 PM
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Musical Instruments of the Renaissance
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Different Instruments are discussed and demonstrated.
May 28, 2010 at 06:34 PM
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