Clément Janequin (c. 1485 1558) was a French composer
of the Renaissance. He was one of the most famous
composers of popular chansons of the entire
Renaissance, and along with Claudin de Sermisy, was
hugely influential in the development of the Parisian
chanson, especially the programmatic type. The wide
spread of his fame was made possible by the concurrent
development of music printing.
In his lifetime, Clément Janequin write over 400
chansons (songs); "De ta Bouche tant Vermeille (Merrit,
V, 215) represents number 60 and although originally
written for chorus (SATB), I Arranged this piece for
Woodwind quartet (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon).