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The Journal of Musicology. 2017; 344559–609 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2017.34.4.559
Published: 01 October 2017
...Erika Supria Honisch In 1587 the Flemish composer Carolus Luython, employed by Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II, published an unusual motet collection in Prague. Titled Popularis anni jubilus , the collection describes the sounds and rituals beloved by Central European peasants, recasting them as the...
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The Journal of Musicology. 1995; 131136–141 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/764055
Published: 01 January 1995
...Murray Steib Copyright 1995 Regents of the University of California [Footnotes] 1 Patrick Macey, "Josquin's Misericordias Domini and Louis XI," Early Music XIX (1991), 163-77. 10.2307/3127633 163 136 Conference Report Hearing the Motet: A Conference on the Motet of the Middle Ages...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2015; 323328–345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2015.32.3.328
Published: 01 July 2015
...Christopher Reynolds This study of Adrian Willaert’s motet, Videns Dominus flentes sorores Lazari , demonstrates how the construction and distribution of motives indicate a particular reading of the text, the story of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead. While this reading has important elements in...
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Journal of Musicology. 2015; 322153–197 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2015.32.2.153
Published: 01 April 2015
...Catherine A. Bradley This article examines a family of thirteenth-century discant and motets on the tenor LATUS, tracing complex relationships between the various incarnations of its shared musical material: passages of melismatic discant in two- and three-voices, a three-voice Latin conductus...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2013; 304461–501 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2013.30.4.461
Published: 01 October 2013
...Anna Zayaruznaya The whimsical upper-voice texts of the anonymous fourteenth-century motet Musicalis / Sciencie stage an epistolary exchange between Rhetoric, Music, and a long list of French composers and singers. The letters complain that these musicians, whose ranks include Guillaume de Machaut...
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Journal of Musicology. 2019; 363295–330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2019.36.3.295
Published: 01 July 2019
...Mary Ellen Ryan The return of the Florentine republic (1527–30) ushered in a tense period of political upheaval. As the city faced an imperial siege and bouts of famine and plague, the government promoted a vibrant spiritual program to combat dangers to its independence. The motet flourished within...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2019; 362131–166 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2019.36.2.131
Published: 01 April 2019
...Emily Zazulia Guillaume Du Fay’s Nuper rosarum flores (1436) has been subject to symbolic interpretation ever since Charles Warren suggested that the structure of the motet reflects the architectural proportions of the cathedral of Florence. More recent analyses have accepted the premise that the...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2017; 342149–181 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2017.34.02.149
Published: 01 April 2017
...Catherine Saucier The motet Summus secretarius remains an enigma in the polyphonic output of the south Netherlandish composer Johannes Brassart (ca. 1400/5–1455). While extant sources (I-Bc Q15 and GB-Ob 213) attest to Brassart’s authorship, the message and function of this motet have long...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2003; 202250–284 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2003.20.2.250
Published: 01 April 2003
... collaboration between patrons and composers are quite rare. This essay considers just such an instance, Matteo da Perugia's Ave sancta mundi / Agnus Dei. A careful examination of this early 15th-century Eucharistic motet reveals that the composer's patron, the cardinal and friar Peter of Candia, likely played a...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2017; 342182–240 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2017.34.02.182
Published: 01 April 2017
...Clare Bokulich Notwithstanding the reputation of Josquin’s Ave Maria…virgo serena as a touchstone of late–fifteenth-century musical style, little is known about the context in which the piece emerged. Just over a decade ago, Joshua Rifkin placed the motet in Milan ca. 1484; more recently, Theodor...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2015; 323367–409 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2015.32.3.367
Published: 01 July 2015
...Jennifer Thomas For his example of Phrygian mode in his 1547 Dodecachordon , Heinrich Glarean chose a motet first published in Petrucci’s 1503 Motetti B , Michele Pesenti’s Tulerunt Dominum. Glarean’s effusive response to Pesenti’s motet indicates that he had not only studied but had also heard the...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2011; 28181–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2011.28.1.81
Published: 01 January 2011
... of tenor motets pioneered by Guillaume Du Fay, Jehan de Ockeghem, and most prominently by Iohannes Regis. Yet its construction is markedly different from similar motets by his contemporary Josquin Des Prez, who used a nearly schematic construction in Miserere mei Deus , and ostinato techniques in...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2011; 283231–288 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2011.28.3.231
Published: 01 July 2011
... Counterpoint around a Cantus Firmus: Two Motets by Heinrich Isaac J U lIe e . C U M M INg C ompositions based on cantus firmus and compositions using imitative texture are often considered stylistically op- posed. Cantus firmus is associated with the Middle Ages, imitative tex- ture with the high Renaissance...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2007; 243365–406 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2007.24.3.365
Published: 01 July 2007
... such experimental repertory consists of the 22 motets based on vernacular tenors copied into the seventh and eighth fascicles of the Montpellier Codex ( F-MOf H 196) and in the Turin motet book ( I-Tr vari 42) ca.1300. The vernacular tenors that underpin these motets exhibit the types of repeating...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2009; 264512–565 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2009.26.4.512
Published: 01 October 2009
... compositional voice that is uniquely his own. Particularly relevant in this regard are the questions raised by compositions ascribed to Josquin Desprez. Examples from among the psalm motets that bear his name in the sources illustrate the usefulness of stylistic criteria in establishing affinities shared by a...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2018; 354460–497 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2018.35.4.460
Published: 01 October 2018
...Andrew H. Weaver In 1648 Andreas Rauch, an Austrian composer living in the Hungarian town of Sopron, published the Currus triumphalis musicus , a collection of thirteen Latin motets, each dedicated to a different Habsburg Holy Roman Emperor. With its sumptuous paratexts and impressive musical scope...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2007; 242237–271 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2007.24.2.237
Published: 01 April 2007
... features of the Selva morale , the solo motets Ab aeterno ordinata sum and Pianto della Madonna , can now be placed into the context of the Habsburg court in Vienna during the reign of Ferdinand III (1637––57). Both of these works play directly into the most important aspects of Habsburg Marian devotion...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2005; 214514–578 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2004.21.4.514
Published: 01 January 2005
...David J. Rothenberg Henricus Isaac's grand six-voice motet Angeli archangeli (Angels, archangels) sets a text from the liturgy of the Feast of All Saints (November 1), but its only preexistent musical material is a cantus firmus in the tenor voice, drawn from the tenor of the mid 15th-century...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2005; 214487–513 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2004.21.4.487
Published: 01 January 2005
...Alice V. Clark In a significant number of his motets, Guillaume de Machaut uses melodic repetition to provide audible cues to their talea structure. He further breaks or alters that repetition in order to call attention to final talea statements, thereby providing a sounding clue to the motet's end...
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The Journal of Musicology. 1998; 16126–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/764077
Published: 01 January 1998
... 121 VI Studies in Musical Sources and Style: Essays in Honor of Jan LaRue 1990 3 Albert Smijers and A. Tillman Merritt, eds., Treize livres de motets parus chez Pierre Attaingnant en 1534 et 1535, 14 vols. (Paris, 1934- 66) Smijers Treize livres de motets parus chez Pierre Attaingnant en...