Netherlands music history tour

Where will will go:

  • Walking tour of Mons
  • Walking tour Condé-sur-l'Escaut (place where Josquin worked)
  • Saint-Quentin (place where josquin worked)
  • MIM Music instrument museum
  • Walking tour of Amsterdam (home of Sweelinck)
  • Oude Kerck (church where Seewlinck worked most of his life)
  • Concertgebow


All of these places had a great impact on the music history of The Netherlands. They are a must see for any music history fans. I hope you enjoy the tour.


Facts about the Netherlands (low lands) early music history

  • The Netherlands where much larger during the renisance
  • Early music in the Netherlands was renaissance music
  • Josquin des Prez was actually French and asked to be listed as a foreigner on scrolls so his possessions will not go to the lords.


Toccata by Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck on organ