Italian music

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After the flowering of Italian polyphony in the ars nova, the focus of attention switched to northern Europe until Dufay, Obrecht, Josquin Desprès, and Heinrich Isaac moved south. Italian secular ...

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

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