One of the composers who helped establish the madrigal musical form.One of the leading English composers of the late Renaissance who helped develop English madrigals. He wrote church, secular, consort and keyboard music, among others. He served as organist at Chapel Royal, a post he shared with his mentor Thomas Tallis.One of the composers who greatly influenced Parisian Chansons.<p>One of the most important composers of this period. His music was widely published and appreciated in Europe. Desprez wrote both sacred and <a href="https://www.thoughtco.com/the-rise-of-secular-music-2456377" data-inlink="d0K97gUIORfPin_3hscIYQ&#61;&#61;" data-component="link" data-source="inlineLink" data-type="internalLink" data-ordinal="1">secular music</a>, focusing more on motets of which he wrote over a hundred.</p>Spanish composer during the Renaissance who composed mainly sacred music.Known for his lute music in Europe and composed beautiful melancholic music.Known as the transitional figure to the Renaissance.English madrigal composer whose work titled &#34;Fair Phyllis I Saw Sitting All Alone,&#34; was one of the most popular pieces of his time.Wrote music for St. Mark&#39;s as well as Monteverdi and Stravinsky. Gabrielli experimented with choral and instrumental groups, positioning them in different sides of the basilica and making them perform alternately or in unison.Considered to be an innovative composer of Italian madrigals. Gesualdo is quite a brilliant composer and yet the tragedy that happened in his private life haunted him until his death.Composer who was also an ordained priest. He specialized in chansons and took it to a new degree by using descriptive elements.Composed church and secular voice music.One of the most renowned madrigal composers.Known as the transitional figure to the Baroque music era.One of the well known Franco-Flemish composers of his time.<p>One of the most influential composers of the Early Renaissance and one of the fathers of Renaissance music.</p>Wrote secular, liturgical and religious pieces.An English composer known for his mastery of contrapuntal techniques. Although there is little information about his early years, it is known that composer William Byrd became one of his pupils.Founder of the Venetian School, pioneer of abstract instrumental music and one of the most versatile composers of the Renaissance.