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Genre: madrigal

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Parent Genre: classical

Madrigal music is a type of vocal music that originated in Italy during the Renaissance period. It is typically sung by a small group of singers and features intricate harmonies and word painting. The genre reached its peak in the late 16th century and was popular throughout Europe. It is characterized by its use of secular texts and its expressive, emotional style. Some of the most famous composers of madrigals include Claudio Monteverdi and Orlande de Lassus. Today, the genre continues to be performed and recorded by groups such as The Hilliard Ensemble.


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