Missa Caput (Anonymous)

Authorship Note
This work was formerly attributed to Guillaume Dufay


Sheet Music


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MichaelWeber (2016/2/12)

Editor Oswald Koller (1852-1910)
Publisher. Info. Denkmäler der Tonkunst in Österreich, Band 38: Trent Codices III (pp.17-46)
Vienna: Österreichischer Bundesverlag, 1912. Plate Dm.d.Tk.in Oest.XIX.1
Misc. Notes Attribution to Dufay (from the source) is now widely considered to be false
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General Information

Work Title Missa Caput
Alternative. Title
Composer Anonymous
Language Latin
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation 4 voices
External Links Wikipedia article

Misc. Comments

Attributed to Dufay in the Trent Codices, but now thought to be by an English composer.

  • Head motive is used for all movements. Same rhythm and mensuration sign.