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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Introspection Late Night Partying. We included Harry Fackelman’s transcription of Josquin’s moving lament Absalon, fili mi made some years avs, and I chose several more motets and all five movements of the Missa pange lingua to complete the program. The “ideal” 16th century sound was created by four or more equal voices of similar character singing in homogeneous timbre.

Even today, it is considered one of the most nearly perfect compositions of its era. For other Ave Maria settings by Josquin, see the disambiguation page. O Mother of God, Remember me. Duets alternate between voices and often break off into trios.

Monday, December 3, Thus the composer locates each structural cadence desorez a progression of marai power, saving the strongest, most perfect cadence consisting only of fifths and octaves for the very end — the prayer which Josquin sets to a slow-moving, completely homophonic texture, set apart from the preceding music by an arresting pause. The combination of the ASQ’s creamy satin sonority and impeccable balance with Desprez’s unerringly engrossing voice leading, ear-riveting counterpoint and blissful harmonies make this CD an absolutely mesmerizing listening experience.


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It is regarded as Josquin’s most famous motet and one of the most famous pieces of the 15th century. May Learn how and when to remove this template message. You are missing some Flash content that should appear here!

It was given in honor of N. Thus the saxophone quartet is exceptionally well-suited to perform this music. Music for Inner Peace. The Tallis Scholars Sing Josquin. The very nature marja the well-blended sound of a saxophone quartet, which avve proves an obstacle when a composer is looking for sound variety, proved to be a strong point in these versions of music written for a group of equal voices, with a homogenous tone color.

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Ave Maria… virgo serena, motet for 4 parts

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Two snippets from 15th century master Josquin des Pres opened the program. The physical ddesprez of musical sound, embodying the spiritual unity of prayer, combined with the reflective comfort of slow-moving and untroubled consonance, completes the act of worship which has been the rhetorical goal of the text. For other uses, see Ave Maria disambiguation. Sexy Trippy All Moods.

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Ave Maria … Virgo serena

The performance featured a generous selection of numbers from the CD, almost all of which were beautifully transcribed for saxophone quartet by the ASQ’s soprano player Susan Fancher. Retrieved from ” https: The theme of syntactic imitation is exemplified by each strophe in the poem, comparable and balanced in length with the others. The ASQ has always demonstrated the ability to build a strong program, and this was no exception.


Navigation menu Personal tools Log in Request account. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Josquin treats each strophe of the main body of the poem as a syntactic unit unto itself, roughly comparable and balanced in length with the others. Sunday, December 16, This page was last edited on 2 Augustat Other Ave…serena texts have been set by Mouton and Regis.

It was so popular during Josquin’s life that an anonymous composer, probably Ludwig Daserworking after Josquin’s death, circulated a version with two new added voices Ave Maria … Virgo serena, a 6. The Golden Age of the European Polyphony, The opening section summarizes the first four lines of text in a simple structure.

Missa Hercules Dux Ferrariae; Motets. Loring Danforth by the Danforth family. Ludwig Senfl also wrote a 6-part Ave Maria parody based on this piece. Structural articulations often resolve on cadences, where voices arrive on perfect intervals.