High Renaissance - Architecture - Music

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Which Renaissance composer was called "the Father of Musicians" and was remarked by Martin Luther as "the master of the notes; they must do as he wills?"

Josquin des Près.

Who was Josquin des Près?

  • Josquin des Près (1440-1521) was a Flemmish composer during the Renaissance.
  • He was the most important composer of Rome in that day, as Michelangelo and Raphael were in their kind of art.
  • Famous for his "Ave Maria ... Virgo serena".
    • Can be compared with the quiet beauty and restrained elegance of Raphael's madonnas.

During the 16th century, the Catholic Church, got a lot of critique, especially in Northern Europe. How did the Church try to counter this in Renaissance music?

The churchy simplified the mass and the music designed to accompany it.

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