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The Golden Age of Polyphony

Lecture no. 3 from the course: The Great Works of Sacred Music

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Taught by Professor Charles Edward McGuire | 42 min | Categories: Music & Fine Arts

Follow the rise to prominence of both the composer and their patron, observing how sacred music adapted to musical fashions. Explore polyphonic innovations in masses by Guillaume de Machaut and Guillaume Dufay, and in Josquin des Prez's superlative motet, Ave Maria, gratia plena, one of the first great works of sacred music....