CHAPTER 18. MUSIC AT THE FRENCH ROYAL COURT.
MUSIC AT THE FRENCH ROYAL COURT
With Johannes Ockeghem (presumably) at the far right, wearing glasses. The singers are chanting a Gloria from a large music book placed on a lectern.
Ockeghem’s Prenez sur moi (c1460)is one of the earliest fully canonic chansons (there is no non-canonic supporting bass). The follower voices enter not at the unison or octave, but at the fourth.
The beginning of the canonic chanson Prenez sur moi (Take from me).
Both ladies are singing from a rotulus (sheet music).