There are 3 different works beginning Ave Maria by Josquin des He also wrote two settings of the ‘standard’ text, Ave Maria benedicta. Ave Maria, Gratia plena, Dominus tecum, Virgo serena. Ave, cuius Conceptio, Solemni plena gaudio, Caelestia, Terrestria, Nova replet laetitia. Recently, biographers of Josquin des Prez have been playing a game something akin to “Where’s Waldo?” In this case, it is “Who’s Josquin?” Thirty years ago.

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Several modern theorists have applied the concept of syntactic imitation to describe the lucid relationship between the text and Josquin’s musical setting.

Simply irresistible Here are some suggestions for classical CDs that will have an irresistible appeal to the various appetites of the music aficionados on your gift list. The piece rose to extreme popularity in the 16th century, even appearing at the head of the first volume of motets ever printed.

Hail, thou whose Conception, Full of great joy, Fills heaven and earth With new gladness. Hail, glorious one In all angelic virtues, Whose Assumption Was our glorification.

My colleagues in the Amherst Saxophone Quartet were particularly supportive, and voila, this CD was born.

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Retrieved 28 January Local details in texture and counterpoint often directly relate to the syntactic affect of the text, like the sudden expanse of homophonic harmonies during “solemni plena gaudio”.

Ave preclara omnibus angelicis virtutibus, cujus fuit assumptio nostra glorificatio. Each and every one of the motets featured on this recording is truly a masterwork of Renaissance counterpoint.


Concise Version [Box Set]. His works include 18 masses, motets, 70 chansons, and many other secular works. Domine, exaudi orationem meam, Josquin Desprez.

Steal Away to Jesus: AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. InJosquin left the service of the duke and entered the service of the Sforza family, the governing family of Milan. Ave Maria, Gratia plena, Dominus tecum, Virgo serena. Included in this palette of sounds were over-blowing, quarter tones and, during wve second movement, one part where the tenor saxophonist, Stephen Rosenthal, moved his instrument avd to a microphone and then played on the keys without blowing into the mouthpiece. Click on this photo to enlarge the review.: I first heard Josquin’s masterpiece Ave Maria inand I simply had to play it!

Ave, cuius Nativitas Mraia fuit solemnitas, Ut lucifer lux oriens Verum solem praeveniens. Ave, praeclara omnibus Angelicis virtutibus, Cuius fuit Assumptio Nostra fuit glorificatio.

Ave Maria…virgo serena (Josquin Desprez)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Duets alternate between voices and often break off into trios. It is Josquin’s earliest dateable work. Journal of the American Musicological Society.

Missa De Beata Virgine. Retrieved from ” https: As Professor Karp declared, why not, indeed!

Ave Maria … Virgo serena (Josquin des Prez)

Soprano saxophonist Susan Fancher, the latest addition to the Amherst Saxophone Quartet, has made an immediate impact. It is regarded as Josquin’s most famous motet and one of the most famous pieces of the 15th century. Duets alternate with one another a characteristic deslrez favorite textural gambit of Josquin’sand with a texture of duet plus an accompanying third voice. Music for Inner Peace.


Missa Hercules Dux Ferrariae; Motets. It is, essentially, another one of those experiments with tape loops and real-time music that has been a feature of much later 20th-century music but updated with a digital twist. Motetti a cinque voci Clear imitation of each phrase, in the style of litanydramatically echoes from the highest to lowest voice, almost resembling Gregorian chant.

Ave Maria (Josquin des Prez) – ChoralWiki

Here, The News critics give us their top picks. The motet was the most important form of early polyphonic music, and with Josquin in the 16th century, the motet became a main vehicle of expression for composers. Just as Beethoven summarized the accomplishments of the Viennese school, Josquin summarized the accomplishments of the preceding generations of Dufay and Ockeghem. We included Harry Fackelman’s transcription of Josquin’s moving lament Absalon, fili mi made some years earlier, and I chose several more motets and all five movements of the Missa pange lingua to complete qve program.

Each strophe is further punctuated by structural cadences which bring mariz large sections of music to temporary repose; the lengthier the repose and the greater the degree of “perfection” in the harmony, the more powerful the punctuation.

The work was composed during Josquin’s service at the North Italian court at Milan. Privacy policy About ChoralWiki Disclaimers.