Josquin des Prez
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Josquin des Prez

Josquin des Prez Biography (Wikipedia)

Josquin des Prez (c. 1450/1455 – 27 August 1521), often referred to simply as Josquin, was a French composer of the Renaissance. His original name is sometimes given as Josquin Lebloitte and his later name is given under a wide variety of spellings in French, Italian, and Latin, including Iosquinus Pratensis and Iodocus a Prato. His motet Illibata Dei virgo nutrix includes an acrostic of his name, where he spelled it "Josquin des Prez". He was the most famous European composer between Guillaume Dufay and Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, and is usually considered to be the central figure of the Franco-Flemish School. Josquin is widely considered by music scholars to be the first master of the high Renaissance style of polyphonic vocal music that was emerging during his lifetime.

During the 16th century, Josquin gradually acquired the reputation as the greatest composer of the age, his mastery of technique and expression universally imitated and admired. Writers as diverse as Baldassare Castiglione and Martin Luther wrote about his reputation and fame, with Luther declaring that "he is the master of the notes. They must do as he wills; as for the other composers, they have to do as the notes will." Theorists such as Heinrich Glarean and Gioseffo Zarlino held his style as that best representing perfection. He was so admired that many anonymous compositions were attributed to him by copyists, probably to increase their sales. More than 370 works are attributed to him; it was only after the advent of modern analytical scholarship that some of these attributions were challenged, and revealed as mistaken, on the basis of stylistic features and manuscript evidence. Yet in spite of Josquin's colossal reputation, which endured until the beginning of the Baroque era and was revived in the 20th century, his biography is shadowy, and virtually nothing is known about his personality. The only surviving work which may be in his own hand is a graffito on the wall of the...

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3 pieces
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3 pieces
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Qui Habitat À 24
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Qui Habitat À 24
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Alma redemptoris mater/Ave regina celorum for 4 voices
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Alma redemptoris mater/Ave regina celorum for 4 voices
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Missa de Beata Virgine
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Missa de Beata Virgine
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Qui habitat in adjutorio Altissimi
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Qui habitat in adjutorio Altissimi
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De tous biens playne
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De tous biens playne
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Faulte d'argent
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Faulte d'argent
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De profundis / Requiem aeternam
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De profundis / Requiem aeternam
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Inviolata, integra et casta
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Inviolata, integra et casta
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Agnus Dei (Missa Mater Patris)
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Agnus Dei (Missa Mater Patris)
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Missa Ave Maris Stella (Agnus Dei)
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Missa Ave Maris Stella (Agnus Dei)
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Missa Mater Patris: Gloria
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Missa Mater Patris: Gloria
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La deploration de Johan Okeghem
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La deploration de Johan Okeghem
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Déploration sur le mort de Johannes Ockeghem, 'Nymphes des bois'
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Déploration sur le mort de Johannes Ockeghem, 'Nymphes des bois'
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Absolve, quaesumus, Domine/Requiem aeternam
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Absolve, quaesumus, Domine/Requiem aeternam
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Inviolata et casta es Maria
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Inviolata et casta es Maria

Inviolata et casta es Maria

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Patrick Allies
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De profundis clamavi
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De profundis clamavi
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Stabat mater dolorosa
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Stabat mater dolorosa
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Qui habitat in adjutorio Altissimi, for 24 voices
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Qui habitat in adjutorio Altissimi, for 24 voices
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Chanson Vous L'Airez
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Chanson Vous L'Airez
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Ave Maria
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Ave Maria
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Miserere
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Miserere
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Vive le Roy & Pavana 'La Battaglia'
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Vive le Roy & Pavana 'La Battaglia'
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El grillo
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El grillo
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Ave Maria ... Virgo serena
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Ave Maria ... Virgo serena
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La deploration sur la mort de Ockeghem
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La deploration sur la mort de Ockeghem
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Quant de vous seul
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Quant de vous seul

Quant de vous seul

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Dulces Exuviae
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In te domine speravi
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In te domine speravi
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O admirabile commercium for a capella choir
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O admirabile commercium for a capella choir
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Agnus Dei (Missa L'homme arme sexti toni)
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Agnus Dei (Missa L'homme arme sexti toni)
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Ave Maria
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Ave Maria
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Missa L'homme arme super voces musicales
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Missa L'homme arme super voces musicales
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Missa Malheur me bat
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Missa Malheur me bat
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Miserere mei
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Miserere mei
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Qui habitat
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Qui habitat
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Missa L'homme armé sexti toni (Agnus Dei)
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Missa L'homme armé sexti toni (Agnus Dei)
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Motet Inviolata, integra et casta es (5 part)
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Motet Inviolata, integra et casta es (5 part)
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Ave Maria
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Ave Maria
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La Spagna à 5
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La Spagna à 5
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Coeurs desolez par toute nation; Qui belles amours
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Coeurs desolez par toute nation; Qui belles amours
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