French composer Pérotin Magister was a student of Leonin and continued to build on his teacher's work. He revised the Magnus Liber and is credited with the development of four voice polyphony. The English theorist Anonymous IV named him as creator of the Graduals Viderunt and Sederunt.
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Classical Archives: Pérotin
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