Ave maris stella (Jacquet de Mantua)

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  • (Posted 2018-12-07)  CPDL #52533:       
Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2018-12-07).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 113 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from 1566 print. Errors of original fixed. Original key and note values. Alto is in tenor clef. Text underlay is partly editorial. Plainchant for odd verses supplied.

General Information

Title: Ave maris stella
Composer: Jacquet de Mantua

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB, - Vitam praesta puram 5vv, SATTB
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1566 in Himni vesperorum totius anni, 4-5 vv, Venice
Description: Jacquet sets the even verses of the hymn. The first two polyphonic verses are set for 4 voices (SATB), whereas the last polyphonic verse is set for 5 voices (SATTB).

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Ave maris stella.