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Josquin’s Nymphes des bois (Déploration sur la mort d’Ockeghem) in the Medici Codex (Florence, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Ms. Acquisti e doni 666)(ca. 1519). The piece is written all in black notes, to symbolize mourning. The cantus firmus bears a canon: Pour eviter noyse et debas, Prenes ung demy ton plus bas (“to avoid dissonance and debate, begin a half step lower”).