Josquin Des Prez 

History would remember Josquin Des Prez as THE great composer of the renaissance. To put it today's musical terms, imagine Led Zeppelin and Tupac wrapped into one man. He was renowned in his time and continued to release music after…

Strange Beautiful Music of the Wild...East?

As I listened to and explore the various styles of chant, I find the Byzantine chant the most interesting. In my opinion, an argument can be made that Rome never truly fell. You might say that it just moved a…

Power-hitters of the Renaissance Music Scene

Power-hitters of the Renaissance Music Scene

By Jesse Sample 

The composers of the Renaissance were shaping music and its trends rapidly. I started with a French and then a Flemish composer and then I crossed the channel where the party…