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    • EARLY MODERN EUROPE
      *FRANCE*
    • EARLY MODERN EUROPE
      *European contact with the Americas, India, China, Japan, and Southeast Asia.
      *Early Modern Europe refers to the period of the history of Western Europe and its first colonies.
      *1453: The conquest of Constantinople by the Ottomans.
      *1492: First voyage to the Americas by Christopher Columbus
      *1517: The Reformation begins with Martin Luther
      *1526: Archduke Ferdinand of Austria
      *Important events during the15th and 16th Century in Europe: the Renaissance, the Scientific Revolution, the Reformation, and the Enlightenment.
    • FRANCE 15TH &16TH CENTURY
      *1453: The Hundred Years’ War is over with the removal of English forces from France
      *France during the 15th Century is characterized by the Armagnacs and Burgundians which were two influential parties.
      *An important person during this time was John Calvin who started the Reform
      *1562-1598: The Wars of Religion are fought
      15TH & 16TH CENTURY KINGS
      1422-1461: Charles VII King of France
      1515-1547: Francis I King of France
      1589-1610: Henry IV King of France
      *Civil wars between Protestants and Catholic groups
    • MUSIC 15TH &16TH CENTURY
      Chanson
      *It was a diversity of secular songs mainly sung by three of four voices mostly without musical instruments.
      *During the15th Century the Burgundy was the musical center
      *Franco-Flemish was a new style in the early 16th Century.
      Recognized composers
      *Clement Janequin
      *Claudin de Sermisy
      *Pierre Certon
      *Guillaume Dufay
      *GuillesBinchois
      *Francis I King of France, made “the creation of an opulent musical establishment a priority”
    • *Chanson was progressively replaced by the air de cour, “the most popular song type in France in the early 17th century”.
      Types of Chanson
      *Chanson de geste
      *Chansoncourtoise
      *Burgundianchanson
      *ParisianChanson
      *Modernchanson
      “Chanson is distinguished from the rest of French pop music by following the rhythm of the French language, rather than that of English”.
      *Instruments like clavichord and organ were popular.
      *Development of the violin and viol.