Josquin des Prez – Alma redemptoris mater/Ave Regina caelorum ATTB


per 10 copies

8 pages. Also available for SATB.

Click here to view a sample of this piece.

Polytextuality was common in vocal music of the 15th and early 16th centuries. Very often, sacred and secular texts coexisted in the same piece and some voice parts might even be underlaid with two texts. This setting of Alma redemptoris/Ave Regina is particularly interesting and unusual as it sets texts that would be never be heard simultaneously in a liturgical setting (they both occupy the same place in the liturgy but at different times of year). Musically, it is typical of Josquin’s output with clear examples of “modern” imitative writing between the individual vocal parts.

The purchase of this Adobe PDF file grants you a licence to print ten copies for use by your choir. If you need more than ten copies, simply purchase multiple copies of the file for each additional ten copies required. For example, where 10 copies cost £7.70, 20 copies cost £15.40 etc. Please use the contact form if you require a quote for a number of copies other than a multiple of 10.

NB If you are ready to print, simply select the number required (1 for 10 copies, 2 for 20 etc.), click “Add to cart” and follow the instructions.
If you are not ready to print, please place an order via the contact form and watermarked scores will be emailed to you.

You may also like…