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Inviolata integra et casta es Maria

By Josquin des Prez

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SATTB choir a cappella
Composed by Josquin des Prez (1440-1521). Liturgical Use: Marian Feasts. Text: Latin. Choral. Vocal score. Duration ca. 6 minutes. Published by Notre Dame Choir Editions (PE.NDC042).

Item Number: PE.NDC042

Language: Latin.

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.

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