Salve Regina a 5 (Josquin des Prez)

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  • (Posted 2021-11-21)  CPDL #66817:    
Editor: Simon Biazeck (submitted 2021-11-21).   Score information: A4, 12 pages, 316 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed down a tone for S.T.T.T.B.
  • (Posted 2021-11-20)  CPDL #66780:     
Editor: Simon Biazeck (submitted 2021-11-20).   Score information: A4, 12 pages, 315 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original pitch for S.T.T.T.B.
  • (Posted 2005-06-03)  CPDL #10794:      (Finale 2005)
Editor: Charles H. Giffen (submitted 2005-06-03).   Score information: Letter, 14 pages, 305 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Musica ficta clearly indicated.

General Information

Title: Salve regina
Composer: Josquin des Prez

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicings: SATTB or STTTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1521 in Motetti liber quarto (Antico), no. 1
    2nd published: 1535 in Motettorum, Book 12 (Pierre Attaingnant), no. 12
    Manuscript 1545 in Cappella Sistina MS 24, no. 15
Description: Motet in 3 parts:

  • Prima pars: Salve regina misericordiae
  • Secunda pars: Eja ergo, advocata nostra
  • Tertia pars: Et Jesum, benedictum

Text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Salve Regina.