Cantantibus organis (Pierre Certon)
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Title: Cantantibus organis
Composer: Pierre Certon
First published: 1542
Description: From Petri Certon...recens modulorum editio (book 2). A motet for St Cecilia's Day, used as the model for a parody mass by Clereau.
Original text and translations
Cantantibus organis Cecilia virgo decantabat dicens:
While organs played the virgin Cecilia sang, saying: