Lassus introduced such musical terms as Allegro and Adagio into music and brought chromatic elements into musical composition.
In Lassus we begin to have the spontaneity of the modern composer.
Lassus (di Lasso) tried every form of music at this time, but devoted himself chiefly to musical compositions for church purposes.
Bos Lassus fortius figit pedem—The tired ox plants his foot more firmly.
Frontispiece bust portrait of Lassus and seventy-three plates on India paper, besides forty-three woodcuts.