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Powepoint of Jacob Obrecht by Miguel Angel Maeztu and Victor Luri

Powepoint of Jacob Obrecht by Miguel Angel Maeztu and Victor Luri

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  • 1. by Miguel Ángel Maeztu & Víctor Luri Jacob Obrecht at the age of 38.
  • 2. Index. -Life. 1. Early childhood 2. First instrument. 3. His parents. 4. His friend Antoine Busnois. -Works. 1. His music. 2. The cantus firmus. 3. Best work.
  • 3. Life.(1) -Jacob Obrecht was born in Gante the 22 of November of 1458, and he died in Ferrara the 25 of July of 1505. He was a Flemish composer of the Renaissance. - The first instrument that Jacob learned to play was the trumpet, because the trumpet was the favourite instrument of his father. Gante. Ferrara.
  • 4. Life.(2) -He was son of Ghent city trumpeter Willem Obrecht and Lijsbette Gheeraerts. -His mother died in 1460 at the age of 20, and his father, in 1488 in Ghent. A trumpeter.
  • 5. Antoine Busnois. -He was a French composer and poet of the early Renaissance Burgundian School. - The style of Antoine Busnois was very similar to the style of Jacob Obrecht. - He was born in 1430, and he died in 1492. Manuscript of one of his songs.
  • 6. Works (1)
    • - Jacob Obrecht wrote mainly sacred music : masses and motets
    • - His repertoire include some chanson.
    • - His style is multi-dimensional and also is a fascinating example of the contrapuntal extravagance of the 15th century.
    • Two of his musical works
  • 7. Works (2)
    • - He used a cantus firmus technique for his masses
    • - Sometimes he took his source material and divided it up into short phrases
    • - Other times he used retrograde versions of complete melodies
    • - In one case he even extracted the component notes and ordered them by note value constructing new melodic material from the reordered sequences of notes.
    • A cantus firmus
  • 8. Best work
    • - The most popular musical work of Jacob Obrecht was: Missa Ave regina celorum
  • 9.
    • The End