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Journal of the American Musicological Society (2019) 72 (2): 431–492.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Catherine A. Bradley This article explores trends and motivations in the selection of plainchant and vernacular song quotations as the foundations of thirteenth-century motets. I argue that particular tenor melodies that received only cursory treatment in the liturgical polyphony of the Magnus...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society (2003) 56 (1): 179–186.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Sean Gallagher © 2003 by the American Musicological Society. All rights reserved. 2003 Hearing the Motet: Essays on the Motet of the Middle Ages and Renaissance , edited by Pesce Dolores . New York and Oxford : Oxford University Press , 1997 . xii, 380 pp. Reviews 179...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society (2017) 70 (2): 528–532.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Catherine A. Bradley Note 1. See, for instance, the catalog of motet tenor structures in Heinrich Besseler, “Studien zur Musik des Mittelalters II: Die Motette von Franko von Köln bis Philipp von Vitry,” Archiv für Musikwissenschaft 8 (1927): 137–258, esp. 222–24. © 2017 by the...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society (2015) 68 (2): 255–316.
Published: 01 August 2015
...David Crook What made a motet appropriate for performance on a particular occasion in the sixteenth century? Previous studies have demonstrated that motets performed on a given day generally drew their texts from the liturgy of that day. Yet many of the eighty-five motets assigned to the Sundays...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society (2017) 70 (3): 583–616.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Jennifer Saltzstein Two thirteenth-century vernacular motets copied side by side in the Montpellier Codex tell a story of sin and repentance. In one a shepherd rapes a maiden, while in the other a penitent begs the Virgin Mary to forgive a great sin. The music of these two motets is nearly...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society (2017) 70 (3): 617–696.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Laurie Stras In the 1540s the great Venetian publishing houses of Scotto and Gardano issued a cluster of publications whose title pages advertised a particular vocal disposition—“voci pari,” or equal voices. Analysis of the motets, their texts, and their musical treatment reveals an intimate...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society (2006) 59 (3): 537–630.
Published: 01 December 2006
... leave in doubt whether a male, a female, or both, will defeat sin by crushing Satan's head (“caput”). This issue lies at the heart of the three Caput masses by an anonymous Englishman, Johannes Ockeghem, and Jacob Obrecht, and the Caput Motet for the Virgin by Richard Hygons from the Eton Choirbook...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society (2019) 72 (1): 115–180.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Jennifer Saltzstein Thirteenth-century trouvère songs and motets often begin with a conventionalized introduction in which the sensory experience of a springtime landscape inspires the composer to think of his beloved and to sing. Long derided as insincere by critics or simply ignored, the...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society (2003) 56 (2): 239–350.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Joshua Rifkin Recent developments in the biography of Josquin des Prez have focused new attention on the motet Ave Maria …… virgo serena . In 1974, Thomas Noblitt showed that watermark evidence assigned a copy of the piece in Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Mus. ms. 3154 to 1476; the dating...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society (2001) 54 (2): 362–368.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Robert Nosow © 2001 by the American Musicological Society. All rights reserved. 2001 The Motet in the Age of Du Fay , by Cumming Julie E. . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 1999 . xvi, 418 pp . 362 Journal of the American Musicological Society similarly dislikes the...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society (1997) 50 (1): 211–217.
Published: 01 April 1997
...John Butt Copyright 1997 The American Musicological Society J. S. Bach and the German Motet Melamed Daniel R. Reviews 211 (the first-person text passages and quotations from the Song of Songs in the Eucharistic motet O quam suavis est Domine); how she provided a fo- rum for the...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society (1991) 44 (1): 1–56.
Published: 01 April 1991
...Thomas Brothers The article examines a small group of masses and motets by Du Fay, Busnoys, Regis, and Josquin that may date from the third quarter of the fifteenth century. Each piece reflects the composer's interest in preserving various aspects of the isorhythmic tradition. One such aspect is a...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society (1987) 40 (3): 405–442.
Published: 01 October 1987
...Dolores Pesce This paper argues that features of the Continental Latin double motet of the latter half of the thirteenth century which were previously considered "peripheral" are also found in motets linked to the Notre-Dame tradition. Furthermore, the Latin repertory as a whole reveals stylistic...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society (1988) 41 (3): 491–526.
Published: 01 October 1988
...Daniel R. Melamed The eight-voice motet Ich lasse dich nicht (BWV Anh. 159) has been attributed both to J. S. Bach and to his father's cousin Johann Christoph Bach (1642-1703). A new look at the sources and transmission of the motet makes clear that the attribution to the older Bach was a...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society (1983) 36 (3): 422–452.
Published: 01 October 1983
...Patrick Macey Copyright 1983 The American Musicological Society, Inc. [Footnotes] 1 Edward E. Lowinsky, "A Newly Discovered Sixteenth-Century Motet Manuscript at the Biblioteca Vallicelliana in Rome," this JOURNAL, III (1950), 173- 232 10.2307/829733 173 H. Colin Slim, A Gift of...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society (2020) 73 (1): 95–148.
Published: 01 April 2020
... that in turn cite a repertoire of motets, Jacobus's comments serve as a terminus ante quem for the ars nova writ large. This study reconsiders the date of completion for the last, seventh book of the Speculum musice . It is clear that Jacobus was older than the moderni and finished his treatise as an...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society (1981) 34 (1): 43–59.
Published: 01 April 1981
... and the Masses of Vincenzo Ruffo 1970 Frey, pp. 419 and 435 419 2 Oliver Strunk, "Some Motet-Types of the Sixteenth Century," Essays on Music in the Western World (New York, 1974), pp. 109-11 Strunk Some Motet-Types of the Sixteenth Century 109 Essays on Music in the Western World...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society (1968) 21 (3): 381–383.
Published: 01 October 1968
...Gordon A. Anderson Copyright 1968 The American Musicological Society [Footnotes] 1 Motet numbers (590-595b) Fr. Gennrich, Bibliographie der ältesten französischen und lateinischen Motetten (Darmstadt, 1957), pp. 58-59 Gennrich 58 Bibliographie der ältesten französischen und...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society (2013) 66 (3): 825–872.
Published: 01 December 2013
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Journal of the American Musicological Society (1967) 20 (3): 489–492.
Published: 01 October 1967
...Hans Tischler Copyright 1967 The American Musicological Society The Style of the Early Motet (An Investigation of the Old Corpus of the Montpellier Manuscript) Mathiassen Finn Stochholm Johanne M. W REVIEWS a" Finn Mathiassen. The Style of the Early Motet (An Investigation of the...