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Davitt Moroney

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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A poem lamenting someone’s death, and by extension, any musical setting of it. However, the term is now normally confined to late medieval and early Renaissance compositions inspired by a composer’s death. The earliest is the only surviving composition by F. Andrieu, a setting of Eustache Deschamps’ double ballade Armes, amours/O flour de flours commemorating Machaut’s death.

Many déplorations centre on Ockeghem and Josquin. Ockeghem lamented Binchois’ death in Mort, tu as navré (with Miserere

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