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Josquin des Prez

Richard Sherr.

in Music

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 12944 words.

Josquin Lebloitte dit des Prez (b. c. 1450–d. 27 August 1521), known as Josquin des Prez or Josquin, was born in the French-language area of Flanders, what is now northeastern France and...

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Prez, Josquin des

Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 7 words.

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Josquin des Prez (<i>died</i> 1521), composer

Patrick Macey, Jeremy Noble, Jeffrey Dean and Gustave Reese.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 40963 words.

(b ? nr Saint Quentin, c1450–55; d Condé-sur-l’Escaut, 27 Aug 1521 ). French composer. He was one of the greatest composers of the Renaissance, whose reputation stands on a level with those...

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Josquin des Prez (<i>b</i> <i>c.</i>1450)

John Milsom.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 1312 words.

The towering composer of the Renaissance, he was profoundly influential on 16th-century music. His biography, which has never been easy

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Josquin des Prez, Renaissance Historiography, and the Cultures of Print

Kate van Orden.

in The Oxford Handbook of the New Cultural History of Music

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Musicology and Music History. 14046 words.

This article studies Josquin des Prez, a musical genius who refused to compose on request and was an individualist who represented the new spirit of humanism. It notes the lack of...

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DES PRÉS, Josquin - Miniaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 70 words.

French, 15th – 16th century, male.

Miniaturist.

This artist produced the first miniature of the Missel Bavarium, which is preserved in the Wolfenbüttel library. It is...

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JOSQUIN’s ROME

JOSQUIN’S ROME.

in Josquin's Rome

December 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 7566 words.

Why Josquin? And why Rome? The Introduction addresses these questions while situating the Sistine Chapel in a wider culture of artistic patronage and papal politics. It also explains the...

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Josquin's Rome

Jesse Rodin.

December 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 400 pages.

In the late 15th century the newly built Sistine Chapel was home to a vigorous culture of musical composition and performance. Josquin des Prez stood at its center, singing and composing...

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Josquin, Jan - theorist

Jeffrey Dean and John Tyrrell.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 591 words.

(fl 1561–3). Czech theorist. He matriculated at Wittenberg University on 30 April 1563 under the name of ‘Johannes Josquinus Boleslavensis’. At first thought to be a Frenchman or...

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Josquin and the Humanists

in Music from the Earliest Notations to the Sixteenth Century

July 2009; p ublished online July 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 15789 words.

As with Machaut in chapter 9, we are going to take time out, so to speak, and devote a whole chapter to a single composer. This time the close-up will be on Josquin des Prez (d. 1521),...

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