Ave Maria (Josquin Desprez)

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General Information

Work Title Ave Maria
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Composer Josquin Desprez
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJ 127
Key A minor
Librettist Liturgical
Language Latin
Average DurationAvg. Duration 3-4 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Renaissance
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation 6 voices (SAATTB)

Misc. Comments

There is no reference at all for the 6-voice Ave Maria by Josquin. Further, according to the works page and Complete Works Edition accessed from the composer page, Desprez only set this twice, both in 4-voice versions. However, Josquin's name was frequently used in the century after his death by publishers who issued many works under his name that were by other composers, both anonymous and known.