What did the Council of Trent have to do with Renaissance church music?

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The Council of Trent did not issue detailed guidelines about Churchmusic, although they did call for it to be uplifting, to beintelligible, and to avoid secular expression. They did restatethat Plain Chant was the music of the Church, which went along withthe Renaissance promotion of a cappella music.
Church music was dealt with under the "Abuses in theSacrifice of the Mass" in session of the Committee 10 September1562, in Canon 8. The Committee's recommendation was that musicmust serve to uplift the faithful, that its words must beintelligible, and that secular expression must be avoided weregiven binding force in the degrees of the 22nd Session, on 17September 1562.

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The Council of Trent helped the Church focus on?

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What did the Council of Trent do?

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How could the Council of Trent affected the music world?

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When was the Council of Trent?

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How council of Trent affect the performance and style of sacred music?

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What did the Council of Trent decide about the use of music in the liturgy?

Not a great deal, the book, Church Music and the Council of Trent,by K.G. Fellerer indicates that Church music was dealt with under"Abuses in the Sacrifice of the Mass" in Can

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Why did the Church call the Council of Trent?

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