This sheet music is a perfect example to say that the vocal polyphony enhancing the simplicity and the meaning of a text was famous at the end of the 16th century. This is completely opposite to the Flemish French counterpoint. The structure is simple, strophic, and the harmonization is a note-against-note. The verses require to be sung as if you were telling a story. The vocal polyphony is only a basis to share stories.