Renaissance music (c. 1400 to 1600) was extra centered on secular (non-religious) themes, corresponding to courtly love. Around 1450, the printing press was invented, which made printed sheet music much less expensive and easier to mass-produce (prior to the invention of the printing press, all notated music was hand-copied). The increased availability of sheet music helped to unfold musical kinds more quickly and throughout a larger area. Church choirs grew in size, and the church remained an necessary patron of music. By the middle of the fifteenth century, composers wrote richly polyphonic sacred music, during which completely different melody traces were interwoven concurrently. Prominent composers from this era embrace Guillaume Dufay, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Thomas Morley, and Orlande de Lassus.
So it’s no surprise that artists, as nicely as viewers and listeners, are drawn both to music and visible art...Read More