L' Homme Armé

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Old Fr. folk‐song used by Du Fay, Palestrina, and more than 20 other composers in 15th, 16th, and 17th cents. as a cantus firmus in their Masses, which then became known by this title. Maxwell Davies, in the 20th cent., wrote Missa super ‘L'Homme Armé’ for speaker and ens. (1968).

Subjects: Music.

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