Missa L'homme armé

Antoine Busnois

Missa L'homme armé

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In 1453, when Byzantium fell to the Turks, Pope Pius II called for a new Crusade. Crusading fervor resounded strongly in the neo-chivalric culture of the Duchy of Burgundy. One unexpected fruit of this climate may have been the elevation of a little chanson rustique, a popular ditty about the "armed man" ("L'Homme armé... read more

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