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    The Renaissance was the change that brought music into the daily lives of the European people. Music before the Renaissance was mainly kept in churches and the King’s court (History). Many musicians during the Renaissance period learned about music from past centuries and found it urgent that music begin a new age (Music). In 1477, Johannes Tinctoris, Renaissance composer and music theorist, said, “Music written more than 40 years previously was not worth hearing.”(Music). This led to a big…

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    Late Renaissance Essay

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    During the Late Renaissance some remarkable inventions such as the printing press made significant changes in the way people viewed the world around them. Up to that time the church had great influence and control over what and how to present to the mass as information. With printing press comes in use the bible and other books became available to the middle class and people started to make their own interpretation of the bible. Some of the ancient writings of Greek and Roman philosophers became…

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    Italian Renaissance Art

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    The Italian Renaissance Art era refers to the rebirth of ancient literature and realistic, more human-like principles. The era lasted for 200 years, beginning in 1400 and ending in 1600 A.D.(“Italian Renaissance” Dillon). During the Italian Renaissance, there were many forms of art as well as many techniques and materials used to compose the works. The well-known artwork from the Italian Renaissance majorly included painting, such as Fresco, Tempera, Oil, and sculptures, especially realistic…

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    Artistry went through a rebirth during the Renaissance, sparked by new forms of architecture, sculpture, and painting. Many new ideas and styles were developed as Europe came out of plague and downfall and into a period of regrouping and starting over. Many artists who were at the center of the renaissance worked more than one job, and some of the ideas presented in this time period are still used today. Some artists, such as Michelangelo, specialized in all artistic fields, specifically…

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    The term Renaissance literally means “rebirth” or “renewal” and that’s exactly what took place during the Renaissance period. The Renaissance period was a rebirth of the classical period (Greek and Roman culture) that placed human beings in the center of life’s stage and infused humanistic values. The Renaissance has been considered to begin in Italy in the fourteenth century, with master artist such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Raphael. Renaissance art sought to capture the…

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    The Renaissance (French for Rebirth) was a period in European civilization. The Renaissance also witnessed the discovery and exploration of new continents, the decline of the feudal system and the growth of commerce, and the invention or application of such potentially powerful innovations as paper, printing, gunpowder, and mariner's compass. Many ideas and inventions were created during this time period. One big aspect of this period was humanism. Humanism was initiated by secular men of…

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    changed with the emergence of the Renaissance which represented the revival of antiquity, the “perfecting of the individual” and increased secularism. This period also marked the birth of humanism, which was a newfound interest in the classics. Individualism also arose, as emphasis was put on the man, his capabilities and unbounded potential. This idea of individualism also became of prime importance in the reformist ideas of Martin Luther and John Calvin. The Renaissance and the Reformation had…

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    The Renaissance is among the most prominent and influential historical time periods in all of art history. Derived the from the French term for “rebirth,” the Renaissance was a renewed interest in the ideas, culture, forms and perspectives of the ancient civilizations of Greek and Rome. As the Renaissance flourished in different regions of Europe, the social, political, and cultural factors of the regions culminated in discrete styles. Although there were similar overarching principles, there…

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    The Renaissance was a period of advancement in various subjects. It was a time of great intellectual inquiry into all the branches of learning and fields of study. Philosophers, scientists, mathematicians, and artists began to examine the world around them with a stronger and deeper want and need for understanding the universe in which they lived. These students of the world around them also showed a greater interest in the role of humanity within this boundless universe. From this there is an…

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    artists of the Renaissance, were heavily influenced by the art and writings of the classical age {400 B.C.-A.D.400} that proceeded this movement. The word Renaissance which means a time of rebirth, artistic intellectual and spiritual revival. Uncovered knowledge of ancient Greek and Roman civilization was causing people to question the rigid religious attitudes of the mid evil world. The time of the Greek and Roman empire had a massive influence on all aspects of the Renaissance, works…

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