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Jacob Obrecht

In 1480, the Neapolitan theorist Johannes Tinctoris listed Jacob Obrecht (1450-1505) among the modern composers who had raised the practice of music virtually to artistic perfection. In Obrecht’s life time, the transmitting of his music transported his popularity across European countries: when the composer was just thirty, and before he …

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