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Missa 'Caput'

By Guillaume Dufay

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Choir a cappella
Composed by Guillaume Dufay (1397-1474). Edited by Gabor Darvas. Octavo format (190 x 270). Staple Bound. Choral. Full score. 36 pages. Edition Kunzelmann #OCT-10035. Published by Edition Kunzelmann (KU.OCT-10035).

Item Number: KU.OCT-10035

Latin.

Composed between 1440 and 1460, this is one of the earliest "cantus-firmus" masses (meaning that it employs a tune that runs through the entire work, from movement to movement; usually in the same voice, but at times moving from one voice to another throughout the work). In this Mass, the Cantus-Firmus comes from the Sarum (Antiphonale Sarisburiens) with the text "Venit ad Petrum". The melody is repeated twice in each of the movements of the Mass; first in triple, then in duple time, always in the Tenor Part.

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