Renaissance Europe 1300-1600: Music - Research Article from Arts and Humanities Through the Eras

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Important Events in Music

1308 The pope takes up residence at Avignon on the Italian-French border. During the fourteenth century French composers working in Avignon will nourish the development of secular and religious music inspired by their native styles.
1321 The French mathematician Jehan des Murs completes his treatise Ars nove musice (On the New Art of Music), a work that defends innovations in the writing of sacred music.
1322 The French poet, composer, and bishop Philippe de Vitry (1291–1361) writes an important treatise on music entitled Ars Nova (The New Art).
1325 Jacques de Liège attacks the Ars nova style in his Mirror of Music.
Francesco Landini, the leading fourteenth-century Italian composer of secular ballads, is born at Florence.
1377 The papacy returns to Rome from Avignon, giving rise to the Great Schism that lasts until 1415. The return of the capital of the church to Rome brings an...

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