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Music in the Renaissance and Reformation

You are planning to have a variety of live entertainment during the festival. There will be continuous live entertainment on stage. Additionally, you envision having small groups of roaming costumed musicians performing music from the Court of King Henry VIII. In order to be historically accurate, you are researching the music of the period.

The Renaissance and Reformation covered approximately the same time span, yet the approach to art in each period was radically different. Write a 3 page essay comparing and contrasting the major differences in musical styles of these two periods. Discuss developments in society which likely influenced the different approaches. You may include additional information about the techniques, the differences between "church" music and "court" music, and the instrumentation used. In addition to your text book, you may use the phase resources and the Internet for additional materials. Cite all of your sources using APA guidelines

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The Renaissance and Reformation covered approximately the same time span, yet the approach to art in each period was radically different. This solution provides assistance in writing a paper comparing and contrasting the major differences in musical styles e.g., church, court, etc. of these two periods and also examines developments in society which likely influenced the different approaches.

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