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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Early_music

Early music generally comprises Medieval music (500–1400) and Renaissance music (1400–1600), but can also include Baroque music (1600–1760). Early music is a broad musical era in the history of Western art music. ... include "any music for which a historically appropriate style of performance must be reconstructed ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_music

Music is found in every known culture, past and present, varying widely between times and ... Prehistoric music is followed by ancient music in most of Europe ( 1500 BC) and ..... The Baroque era took place from 1600 to 1750, as the Baroque artistic style flourished across Europe and, during this time, music expanded in its  ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_music

Ancient music is music that developed in literate cultures, replacing prehistoric music. Ancient music refers to the various musical systems that were developed ...

www.ipl.org/div/mushist

With the rise of humanism, sacred music began for the first time to break free of the ... trained in the Netherlands mastered the art of polyphony in their settings of sacred music. One of the early masters of the Flemish style was Josquin des Prez .

www.medieval.org/emfaq/misc/whatis.htm

In this way, early music usually designates the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque ... If one views the Baroque as a style with specific traits, then those traits were .... Although ultimately a performer makes an artistic decision as to what and  ...

www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/renm/hd_renm.htm

The most important music of the early Renaissance was composed for use by the ... Josquin's music epitomized these trends, with Northern-style intricate ...

www.nytimes.com/2011/03/06/arts/music/06early.html

Mar 4, 2011 ... The early-music movement has made it into the mainstream with ... William Christie, the musician who leads the early-music ensemble Les Arts Florissants, has ... shift in performance styles throughout much of the music world.

www.britannica.com/art/Western-music

All ancient civilizations entered historical times with a flourishing musical culture. ... for the later development of Western art music were codified and organized. .... The musical style that had been established by the troubadours—which was ...

www.thepeoplehistory.com/20smusic.html

Popular Music from the 1920s, Genres including Dance Bands, Jazz, Blues and Broadway Musicals, top songs and artists from each year. ... The first radio was created by Guglielmo Marconi in 1894 and by the 1910s the first commercial ...