16th Century Music

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new music created in the 16th ceuntury

The ideas in Europe, as well as political, economic, and religious events led to major changes in styles of composing music, methods of making music, new musical genres, and the development of musical instruments.The music printing began in this era.The sixteenth century saw the development of instrumental music such as the canzona, ricercare, fantasia, variations, and contrapuntal dance-inspired compositions, for both soloists and ensembles


Music led to many changes in the 16th century, methods of spreading music,and the development of musical instruments. Musical instrument technology led to the development of the viola de gamba(Viol family). Music increasingly grew in range,rhythm,and harmony it became a new personal expression.


Arkengberg Rebecca. "Music in the Renaissance." In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York. The Metropolitian Museum of Art, 2000-. (Octobre 2002)


Renaissance Music January 2016, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renaissance_music#References