These effects of whimsical, humanized religion seem to suggest the influence of the secular, vernacular genres of literate music—the official “low” style, according to Tinctoris. The vernacular genres, too, were undergoing significant change in the later fifteenth century, in stylistic terms aiming both higher and lower than before, and making many new points of contact across the generic and stylistic boundaries.
- Citation (MLA):
- Richard Taruskin. "Chapter 13 Middle and Low." The Oxford History of Western Music. Oxford University Press. New York, USA. n.d. Web. 11 Mar. 2014. <http://www.oxfordwesternmusic.com/view/Volume1/actrade-9780195384819-div1-013006.xml>.
- Citation (APA):
- Taruskin, R. (n.d.). Chapter 13 Middle and Low. In Oxford University Press, Music from the Earliest Notations to the Sixteenth Century. New York, USA. Retrieved 11 Mar. 2014, from http://www.oxfordwesternmusic.com/view/Volume1/actrade-9780195384819-div1-013006.xml
- Citation (Chicago):
- Richard Taruskin. "Chapter 13 Middle and Low." In Music from the Earliest Notations to the Sixteenth Century, Oxford University Press. (New York, USA, n.d.). Retrieved 11 Mar. 2014, from http://www.oxfordwesternmusic.com/view/Volume1/actrade-9780195384819-div1-013006.xml