Renaissance Music Tour
Take a trip around Europe!
THE LOW COUNTRIES
Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, received his first musical lessons here from his father who was organist of the Oude Kerk. He spent most of his life in this church.
This is where Guillaume Dufay grew up. There he explored his interest in music, and started his first musical training.
OTHER PLACES IN EUROPE
Sistine Chapel, Rome, Italy
From 1489 to 1495 Josquin de Prez was a part of the Papal Choir. People restoring the chapel are saying that he might have carved his name into the Sistine Chapel.
Notre Dame, Paris, France
Johannes Ockeghem performed for two of the French Kings. Both events held in the Notre Dame