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Flemish polyphony thrived best in the Burgundian court chapel and in some 12 major centres, including Burgundy, in the early 15th century. Bruges produced some of the greatest masters.

The canon musicians Gilles Binchois, Guillaume Dufay and Jacob Obrecht come from Bruges. This was how the city helped shape the musical history of Flemish polyphony. The musical style really flourished in the Burgundian court chapel.