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Ave Maria

By Josquin des Prez

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Chorus (SATB choir a cappella)
Composed by Josquin des Prez (1440-1521). Edited by Ross Duffin. BH Large Choral. Renaissance, Classical. 12 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M550094529. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48000758).

Item Number: HL.48000758

7.75x10.75 inches. Desprez (ed. Duffin).

Ave Maria may have been composed ca. 1497 for Cardinal Ascanio Sforza. It is a classic example of the great composer's unfolding of motifs, with two-part paired imitation followed by four-voice imitative sections and punctuations in homophony.

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