Johannes Ciconia and Ars Subtilior : Bridging Machaut and Dufay

Johannes Ciconia was a Franco-Flemish composer, mainly active in Italy around 1400.  Born in or around Liège, a Flemish bishopric, he moved to Italy at a young age and remained there for his entire life.  In 1955 Heinrich Besseler suggested that the period between the death of Guillaume de Machaut in 1377 and the beginning … Continue reading Johannes Ciconia and Ars Subtilior : Bridging Machaut and Dufay