Virgo prudentissima a 4 (Josquin des Prez)
- Editor: Phoebe Wing (submitted 2016-08-17). Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 54 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Transcribed from Petrucci's Motetti A, with portions arranged to accommodate SATB voices. Musica ficta marked. Transposed up a whole tone.
See notes for details and correct composer below.
Both editions of Novum et insigne opus musicum attribute this piece to Heinrich Isaac: possibly this is due to confusion with Isaac's 6-part piece of the same title
Title: Virgo prudentissima a 4
Composer: Josquin des Prez
First published: 1502 in Motetti A, no. 5
2nd published: 1537 in Novum et insigne opus musicum (Ott and Formschneider), Volume 1, no. 37
3rd published: 1559 in Novum et insigne opus musicum (Berg and Neuber), Volume 3, no. 24
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Virgo prudentissima. This piece includes a long trope as well Latin text (or link to a text page) needs to be added.