Josquin de Prez' "Missa Pagne Lingua"
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This paper describes "Missa Pange Lingua" as a critical turning point in Renaissance music in particular and Western music in general. The author states that Josquin de Prez honed his art to perfection in this piece. The paper relates that, to surpass him, Western music had to change its entire structure.
From the Paper:""Missa Pange Lingua" is Josquin's greatest achievement in the art of paraphrase in polyphonic music. Set in the ridged structure of a Catholic Mass, Josquin uses the numerous short passages to highlight his variation on ..."
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Josquin de Prez' "Missa Pagne Lingua" (2005, December 01) Retrieved June 05, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/essay/josquin-de-prez-missa-pagne-lingua-71760/
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