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  1. Classical Music Discussion
    First an foremost you will agree with me, all Gombert did was top notch, his motets are elaborated and complex, we could say avant-garde, his Magnificats are splendid. But anyone notice is French Chanson were just as good I.e Mort et Fortune, Triste depart. Beside Noel Akchoté, the great...
  2. Vocal Music
    I'm pretty hyped about this new album. It's 19 motets by, IMO, the greatest composer of Renaissance motets since Josquin, finally performed & recorded closely miked with the kind of sound, blend, attention to intonation, and balance between the voices that make this music approachable and reveal...
  3. Composer Guestbooks
    "With Gombert, the contrapuntal and imitative techniques of the Franco-Flemish composers that came after Josquin reached their zenith, with the generation that followed adopting a slightly more syllabic setting of texts, in accord with the strictures of the Catholic Church's Council of Trent...
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