Six motets in
the Palestrinian style, Op. 5
Form: Five-part motets
for unaccompanied choir
Scoring: Soprano, Mezzo,
Alto, Tenor, Bass
Sources: Four contemporary
sources including the composer's first edition, an incomplete
set of manuscript parts in the composer's hand, Welker's edition,
and the Madrigal Society manuscripts in the hand of copyist William
Editorial Category: Urtext
commentary, research notes, and Critical Report (20 pages). Published
in English, French, and German.
(Please note that the material in this volume does not appear
separately in either Vol. I or Vol. II.)
Comments: These motets
are exquisite examples of their genre, and will make a fine addition
to the repertoire of any choral ensemble. Although written for
unaccompanied voices, they also lend themselves quite well to
performance by instrumental consorts, particularly those composed
of recorders and/or viols. There are few challenges of technique
in the music; students and amateurs at all levels will find these
motets both accessible and rewarding.
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