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Lutheran church musiclocked

  • Robin A. Leaver


Lutheran church music is rooted in the flowering of Franco-Flemish polyphony during the later Renaissance. The contrapuntal techniques associated with cantus-firmus and Tenorlied compositions of this period were exploited by the composers writing for the emerging Lutheran Church.

Martin Luther’s protector Friedrich der Weise, Elector of Ernestine Saxony between ...

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