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(1410 - 1497)

Ockeghem belongs to the dominant Franco-Flemish school of composers whose influence pervaded the rest of Europe in the second half of the 15th century. He was in the service of the Dukes of Burgundy and from 1452 came to occupy a position of importance at the French court, holding various church benefices and serving as a diplomat.

Church Music

Only thirteen Mass settings by Ockeghem survive, including the Missa Quinti Toni, a Mass on L’homme armé and the remarkable Missa prolationum, with its command of technical contrapuntal resources. A smaller number of motets survive.

Secular Vocal Music

Ockeghem left a series of chansons, generally for three voices, on poetic texts typical of the time.

Role: Classical Composer 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 
Art and Music: Riemenschneider - Music of His Time Naxos
Choral - Sacred
AVE MARIA - Les plus beaux Ave Maria et chants a la Vierge (The Most Beautiful Ave Marias and Songs to the Virgin) Naxos
Choral - Sacred
CREDO - Classical Music for Reflection and Meditation Naxos
Choral - Sacred
Discover Early Music Naxos Educational
Choral - Secular
GLORIA! - Songs of Exaltation Dorian Sono Luminus
Choral - Sacred
HARRY OUR KING - Music for King Henry VIII Tudor Carpe Diem
Introduction to Early Music (An) Naxos
Choral - Sacred
JOSQUIN DES PREZ: Magnificat / Missa L'ami baudechon / Credo / OCKEGHEM, J.: Credo (The Early Josquin) (Capella Alamire, Urquhart) Dorian Sono Luminus
Choral - Sacred
KYRIE - Classical Music for Reflection and Meditation Naxos
Choral - Sacred
MYSTIC VOICES - Divine Music from the Heavens Naxos
Choral - Sacred
OCKEGHEM, J.: Missa sine nomine / Missa cuiusvis toni / Missa Fors seulement (Music of the Modes) (Capella Alamire, Urquhart) Dorian Sono Luminus
Choral - Sacred
OCKEGHEM: Missa L'homme arme / JOSQUIN: Memor esto verbi tui Naxos
Choral - Sacred
OCKEGHEM: Requiem / Missa Prolationum Naxos
Choral - Sacred
Oh Flanders Free: Music of the Flemish Renaissance Naxos
Choral - Secular
Renaissance Masterpieces Naxos
Choral - Sacred
Royal Songbook: Spanish Music from the Time of Columbus Naxos
Chamber Music
SAINTS AND SINNERS - The Music of Medieval and Renaissance Europe [10 CD Boxed Set] Naxos
Choral - Sacred
SALVE REGINA - Classical Music for Reflection and Meditation Naxos
Choral - Sacred
SORENSEN, B.: Requiem / OCKEGHEM, J.: Missa pro defunctis (Hillier) Dacapo
Choral - Sacred
Voices of Angels Naxos
Choral - Sacred
World of Early Music Naxos
Choral - Sacred

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