instrumental/vocal performance practices of the time

Use these three pieces to compare and contrast the different vocals styles from different time periods. Be sure to also make comments on the origin of the music itself and the genre/ time period it was created. The more subtle detail the better.

Henry Purcell – Dido and Aeneas: Conclusion – Opera – 1689

Giullame Du Fay – Se la face ay pale – Ballade – 1430

Tomas de Torrejon y Velasco – La purpura de la rosa: Excerpt – Opera – 1701