Performers: Ensemble A Sei Voci, Bernard
Ruth Holton, Delphine Collot (S), Raoul Le Chenadec, Jean-Louis Comoretto (CT), Thierry Brehu, Hervé Lamy (T), James Gowings (Bar), Bernard Fabre-Garrus (Bar).
Playing time: 63'
Recording date: January 1993
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.): 17/3- (May/Jun 1994)
This recording presents the Missa Ave Maris Stella, as well as the 3-part motet by Dufay which inspired it (performed here with parts composed by Josquin, as it was sung in Rome ca. 1500), and several other motets, all dedicated to the Virgin Mary.François Velde
The Missa Ave Maris stella shows Josquin's ability to adopt the older melodic-contrapuntal style of Dufay with great success. The motets are also among his most exquisite.
Finally, the motet cycle Vultum tuum deprecabuntur is apparently motivated by Milanese practice of the time and is designed to substitute for the mass ordinary. Another recording, making a subtitution of contents based on an apparent misassociation in Petrucci:
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