Introduction to Music in the Renaissance

This section contains an overview of the music of the Renaissance.

This section includes the following pages:

  • Slideshow: Music in the Renaissance
  • Renaissance Music Overview
  • The Printing Press
  • Imitation
  • Motet
  • Josquin des Prez
  • Protestant Reformation
  • Counter-Reformation
  • Giovannia Pierluigi da Palestrina
  • Italina Madrigal
  • Claudio Monteverdi
  • The English Madrigal
  • Thomas Weelkes
  • Renaissance Dances