Inviolata integra et casta es Maria
SATTB choir a cappella
Composed by Josquin des Prez (1440-1521). Liturgical Use: Marian Feasts. Text: Latin. Choral. Vocal score. With Text Language: Latin. Duration ca. 6 minutes. Published by Notre Dame Choir Editions (PE.NDC042).
Item Number: PE.NDC042
A setting of a traditional plainsong melody that could be called the quintessential work of Josquin's middle maturity. The motet combines a rigorous technical device - in this case a Gregorian melody treated in canon in two inner voices - with the utmost boldness of invention in the three accompanying voices.