The High Renaissance and Early Baroque periods are regarded by Poles as among the most glorious in their country's cultural history. The range of instrumental and vocal music is astonishing. So what do works by Marcin Leopolita, Adam Jarzlbski or Marcin Mielczewski add to our understanding of European and Polish culture of the time?

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