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Essays on early and contemporary music
À la flamande
Author: Christine Dysers
For centuries, Flanders has been an international hub of musical creativity. From the late Middle Ages to the early seventeenth century, the whole of Europe had its eyes (and ears) on the musical innovations of the so-called ‘Flemish polyfonists’.
To consider and to commemorate
Author: Rudy Tambuyser
The importance that Flanders attaches to music is as old as the region itself. In historical retrospect, it is remarkable how, over the years, knowing and practicing music has gained as prominent a place in Flemish society as listening to it.
Perspectives on Early Music in Flanders
Author: Bart Demuyt & Pieter Mannaerts
Early music is big in Flanders. The situation has changed since the 1970s or 1980s, when early music was a niche repertoire that only appealed to connoisseurs.