Holiday Shop


Antoine Brumel

Biography

Born: 1460   Died: 1515   Country: France  
Brumel was a top composer in the Franco-Flemish tradition during the time of Josquin and Obrecht. Brumel was a pupil of Josquin, and historically significant as the first truly French composer to be associated with the court in Burgundy. Much of his fame rests on the 12-voice Missa Et ecce terrae motus, which was to be cited until the end of the sixteenth century and led to the composition of more laments on his death than were received by his Read more contemporaries Obrecht, Mouton, and Agricola combined.

Brumel's style in this Mass (and in much of his work) is primarily chordal, largely eschewing contrapuntal intricacy and making sparing use of imitation. As such, his style has more in common with the later Renaissance style as exemplified by Palestrina than the style of Ockeghem or Josquin. The Missa Et ecce terrae motus ("Earthquake Mass") is hence historically significant for its style which is somewhat anticipatory of later developments and for its through-composed 12 voices, that produce massive blocked chordal structures. On the whole, Brumel's music should appeal those who enjoy the later Renaissance style who will, no doubt, find this an interesting example of earlier large chordal music sparse in contrapuntal ideas. Read less
Brumel: Missa
Release Date: 08/12/2003   Label: Harmonia Mundi  
Catalog: 901738   Number of Discs: 1
On sale! $19.49
Import CD: $13.99
2-3 Days
On sale!   $19.49   Import CD:  $13.99 Add to Cart

Brumel: Missa De Beata Virgine / Speculum Ensemble
Release Date: 01/29/2008   Label: Naxos  
Catalog: 8570535   Number of Discs: 1
On sale! $9.99
CD: $7.99
In Stock
MP3 Available
On sale!   $9.99   CD:  $7.99 Add CD to Cart

MP3:  $7.99 Add MP3 to Cart

There are 44 Antoine Brumel recordings available.

Select a specific Work or Popular Work below

or

Works



YOU MUST BE A SUBSCRIBER TO LISTEN TO ARKIVMUSIC STREAMING.
TRY IT NOW FOR FREE!
Sign up now for two weeks of free access to the world's best classical music collection. Keep listening for only $19.95/month - thousands of classical albums for the price of one! Learn more about ArkivMusic Streaming
Aleady a subscriber? Sign In