What is the most obvious way in which music of the Renaissance can be distinguished from music of the late Middle Ages?

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    Music of the Renaissance was smoother and more homogenous overall, with less contrast than that of the late Middle Ages.
    Music of the late Middle Ages was smoother and more homogenous overall, with less contrast than that of the Renaissance.
    Music of the late Middle Ages was monophonic, while music of the Renaissance was polyphonic.
    Music of the late Middle Ages was written using the medieval modes, while music of the Renaissance used major and minor keys exclusively.
asked Oct 2, 2012 in Music by anonymous
    

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Music of the Renaissance was smoother and more homogenous overall, with less contrast than that of the late Middle Ages.
answered Oct 5, 2012 by LaMusica ~Expert~ (2,890 points)



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