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Italian Church Music - Early Baroque
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produced by Curt Sachs, 1881-1959; in 2,000 Years of Music Compiled by and Released in Memory of Dr. Curt Sachs (Folkways Records, 1962), 2 mins

A tribute to prominent musicologist and pioneering ethnomusicologist Dr. Curt Sachs, this compilation of Western classical music tours Greek, Jewish and Gregorian chant traditions; early polyphony of the 2nd century; religious polyphony of the 16th century; German dances and opera; songs of the troubadours; early...

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produced by Curt Sachs, 1881-1959; in 2,000 Years of Music Compiled by and Released in Memory of Dr. Curt Sachs (Folkways Records, 1962), 2 mins
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Music of the Renaissance and Baroque for Brass Quintet
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(Folkways Records, 1967), 44 mins

The predecessor of the modern brass quintet had its heyday in the late Renaissance and early Baroque eras, phasing out with the advent of the violin and wind instruments. This 1967 recording, performed on modern instruments, captures the spirit and style of fifteenth- and sixteenth-century performance without th...

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(Folkways Records, 1967), 44 mins
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