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    This job lists types of music of the Renaissance and Age of Baroque time periods.

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    As you outline, these areas are very vast:

    As you first list types of Renaissance music, you might talk about how it was religious. It was "composed for use by the church?polyphonic (made up of several simultaneous melodies) masses and motets in Latin for important churches and court chapels" (http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/renm/hd_renm.htm).

    You might also include that many types were based on existing Gregorian chants (http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/renm/hd_renm.htm). You might also add the "viola da gamba, a bowed string instrument,"( http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/renm/hd_renm.htm) as an example. You can also list the "lute, the recorder, the harpsichord (in various guises, including the spinet and virginal), the organ, and other ...

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    Music types of the Renaissance and the Age of Baroque are emphasized. Research is also cited.