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  • noun Plural form of polyphonist.

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Examples

  • There was clearly a real sense of rivalry in their efforts to engage the most renowned Flemish polyphonists for their courts and churches.

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  • Lobo (1565 - 1646) is considered the greatest of the Portugese polyphonists.

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  • Lobo (1565 - 1646) is considered the greatest of the Portugese polyphonists.

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  • It is the high-water mark of all Church music after the polyphonists.

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  • The old polyphonists he never tried to rival, but in the style of music he wrote no composer has gone or can go higher than he.

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  • There is no difference between the sacred motets and the secular madrigals of the early polyphonists.

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  • There is no difference between the sacred motets and the secular madrigals of the early polyphonists.

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  • The old polyphonists he never tried to rival, but in the style of music he wrote no composer has gone or can go higher than he.

    Purcell

  • It is the high-water mark of all Church music after the polyphonists.

    Purcell

  • In writing the flattened leading note in one part against the sharpened in another he was merely following the polyphonists, and it sounds as well ” nay, as beautiful ” as any other discord, or the same discord on another degree of the scale. [

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