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Missa Descendit Angelus Domini

By Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

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SATB choir, a cappella - Medium Difficult
Composed by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594). Cathedral. Choral, Chant, Eucharist. Choral score. Published by Paraclete Press (PL.9401).

Item Number: PL.9401

Palestrina's "Missa Descendit Angelus Domini" is based on a motet of the same name by Hilaire Penet, a motet that was well-known, widely circulated, and used as a model by Costanzo Porta as well as by Palestrina. Editor Dr. Mary Berry has made this transcription from a set of the original part books in the Vatican library with some practical changes to aid modern day performance.

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