How to use Motets in a sentence
Of course there were many false methods of attacking the art-problem, and many other relationships, true and false, between the complexity of the settings of the various parts of the Mass and of motets.
These motets are usually in the vernacular and usually expect only continuo accompaniment, tho some do have optional instrumental doubling parts.
Palestrina composed 105 Masses, more than 250 motets, Magnificats, other sacred music, and some secular madrigals.
Our main engagement was to sing motets at Mass at the Abbaye-aux-Hommes (left ).
Earlier in life, he had composed motets using texts that were easily read as political statements about the Catholic situation.Advertisement
Renaissance polyphony plays an important role and includes motets by a range of European composers.
The central layer of each of those partbooks contains motets for two voices by Sances, copied by Charles Husbands Sr. In Mus.
There are isorhythmic motets here, celebratory anthems, movements from the mass, and a wonderful range of compositional techniques on display.
The Latin motets are in four voice parts, the others in three.
Dr. Lisa Colton traveled up to the University of Aberdeen to give a paper at their research seminar, relating to 13th-century French motets.Advertisement
By contrast with many of the other motets in this program, the two choirs have either extended solo sections or are used together.
Charpentier's petits motets reveal the composer's penchant for the Italian style.
Its imitative and expressive chromatic texture evokes the motets of the Renaissance era, the so-called " stile antico ".
Motets, Baroque music, English carols from the Middle Ages, and German folk songs are all instrumental in forming our modern holiday music traditions.
Motets featured multi-vocal parts harmonizing together with lyrics steeped in Biblical meaning.Advertisement
Though now remembered chiefly for invaluable contributions to the theory of music, it is evident that he must have been famous both as a practical musician and as a composer; for, notwithstanding the limited number of his printed works, consisting of a volume entitled Modulationes Sex Vocum (Venice, 1566), and a few motets and madrigals scattered through the collections of Scotto and other contemporary publishers, he both produced and superintended the public performance of some important pieces in the service of the republic. First among these was the music written to celebrate the battle of Lepanto (on the 7th of October 1571).
Here he composed a large number of motets and sacred pieces, which, being brought under the notice of Pope Urban VIII., obtained for him an appointment in the choir of the Sistine Chapel at Rome.
Among the musical compositions of Allegri were two volumes of concerti, published in 1618 and 1619; two volumes of motets, published in 1620 and 1621; besides a number of works still in manuscript.