The 1520s Project is an open-source repository of scores of European polyphonic music, ca. 1510–1540. It seeks to address how, when, and where a radically new style of polyphonic music emerged in the 1520s. Read about the project or browse the project’s scores.


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For complementary repertoire spanning ca. 1420–1520, see the Josquin Research Project. For more information on the collaboration between the projects, see about this project.