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Orlando Di Lasso Studies

Peter Bergquist

Published July 1st 1999
ISBN : 9780521593878
Hardcover
253 pages
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This is the first full-length survey in English of the music of the Flemish composer Orlando di Lasso, one of the most important musical figures of the later 1500s. Eleven essays discuss Lassos sacred and secular music from many perspectives,MoreThis is the first full-length survey in English of the music of the Flemish composer Orlando di Lasso, one of the most important musical figures of the later 1500s. Eleven essays discuss Lassos sacred and secular music from many perspectives, including close analysis of the music as well as broader considerations of its position in society, commerce, and liturgy. The influence of Lassos music on other composers is another major theme in the book.