For questions on the music of the Renaissance era (c. 1400–1600) of Western classical music.

The Renaissance era of Western classical music began approximately in 1400, with the end of the medieval era, and continued till around 1600, with the start of the Baroque era. It falls under the early period of Western classical music. This era saw the emergence of the polyphonic style, pioneered by Josquin des Prez of the Franco-Flemish school.

Use this tag for questions about the music of the Renaissance era.

  • The broad tag should accompany this tag.
  • An appropriate composer tag should accompany this tag for questions about a composer of this era, or for questions about their music.
  • For questions about historical events of this era, add the tag.
  • For identifying a song, artist, composer, etc. please read the guidances given on the appropriate identification tags of the form [identify-this-*].

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