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This 4-part Ave Maria of [[Josquin Des Prez]] was extremely popular in the sixteenth century, through its then “new” more “open” style (fewer melismas, parts set with just two voices).  Even today, it is considered one of the most nearly perfect compositions of its era.
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{{For|other ''Ave Maria'' settings by Josquin|Ave Maria (Josquin des Prez)}}
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==Music files==
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*{{PostedDate|2018-02-08}} {{CPDLno|48744}} [[Media:Ave_Maria_des_Prez.pdf|{{pdf}}]] [[Media:Ave_Maria_des_Prez.mid|{{mid}}]] [[Media:Ave_Maria_des_Prez.mxl|{{XML}}]] [[Media:Ave_Maria_des_Prez.capx|{{Capx}}]]  
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{{Editor|James Gibb|2018-02-08}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|6|87}}{{Copy|CPDL}}
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:'''Edition notes:''' Reformatting of #1276, with minor adjustments to underlay, and to slurring. {{MXL}}
  
It was so popular during Josquin's life that an anonymous composer, probably [[Ludwig Daser]], working after Josquin's death, circulated a version with two new added voices ('''[[Ave Maria a 4 plus 2 (Josquin Des Prez)|Ave Maria a 4 plus 2]]''').
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*{{CPDLno|15800}} [[Media:Josquin_AveMaria.pdf|{{pdf}}]] [[Media:Josquin_AveMaria.mxl|{{XML}}]] [[Media:Josquin_AveMaria.cap|{{Cap}}]] (Capella 2008)
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{{Editor|Gerd Eichler|2008-01-18}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|6|42}}{{Copy|CPDL}}
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:'''Edition notes:''' Original note values, musica ficta clearly marked, mensural notation. {{MXL}}
  
Ludwig Senfl also wrote a 6-part Ave Maria parody based on this piece; see https://vault2.secured-url.com/handlo/pdf/o-s/SDZA--As.pdf for sample (but it's not in the Handlo.com catalog).
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*{{CPDLno|10811}} [[Media:Josquin-Ave_Maria_a_4.pdf|{{pdf}}]] [[Media:Josquin-Ave Maria a 4.mp3|{{mp3}}]]
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{{Editor|Charles H. Giffen|2005-04-19}}{{ScoreInfo|Letter|8|158}}{{Copy|CPDL}}
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:'''Edition notes:''' Original note values, ''musica ficta'' clearly marked. Latin text included on p. 8. Revised & corrected edition uploaded 2010-07-16, replacing previous upload which only contained 4 pages.
  
==Music files==
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*{{CPDLno|6590}} [[Media:JOSQ-AVE.pdf|{{pdf}}]] [[Media:JOSQ-AVE.sib|{{sib}}]]{{Editor|Gordon J. Callon|2004-01-27}}{{ScoreInfo|Letter|6|112}}{{Copy|Personal}}
{{Legend}}
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:'''Edition notes:''' {{ScoreError|In bar 55 bass is missing one syllable of "purgatio"}}
  
*{{NewWork|2008-01-18}} '''CPDL #15800:''' [{{SERVER}}/wiki/images/b/bc/Josquin_AveMaria.pdf {{pdf}}] [{{SERVER}}/wiki/images/8/88/Josquin_AveMaria.cap Capella 2008]
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*{{CPDLno|1276}} [[Media:Josquin_Ave_Maria.pdf|{{pdf}}]] [[Media:Josquin_Ave_Maria.MID|{{mid}}]] [[Media:Josquin_Ave_Maria.mxl|{{XML}}]] [[Media:Josquin_Ave_Maria.MUS|{{mus}}]] (Finale 2002)
{{Editor|Gerd Eichler|2008-01-18}}'''Score information:''' A4, 6 pages, 42 kbytes   {{Copy|CPDL}}
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{{Editor|Claudio Macchi|2000-08-26}}{{ScoreInfo|Letter|8|187}}{{Copy|CPDL}}
:'''Edition notes:''' Original note values, musica ficta clearly marked, mensural notation.
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:'''Edition notes:''' '''Updated:''' 2015-04-19. Errors fixed. {{MXL}}
  
*'''CPDL #10811: ''' [{{SERVER}}/wiki/images/d/d3/Josquin-Ave_Maria_a_4.pdf {{pdf}}] [{{SERVER}}/wiki/images/sound/jos-avm4.mid {{mid}}] [{{SERVER}}/wiki/images/6/63/Josquin-Ave_Maria_a_4.mus Finale 2005]
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*{{CPDLno|108}} [[Media:ws-jos-avem.pdf|{{Pdf}}]] [[Media:ws-jos-avem.mid|{{Mid}}]] [[Media:ws-jos-avem.enc|{{Enc}}]]
{{Editor|Charles H. Giffen|2005-04-19}}'''Score information:''' Letter, 8 pages, 122 kbytes   '''Copyright: ''' [[ChoralWiki:Personal|Personal]]
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{{Editor|Rick Wheeler|1999-07-27}}{{ScoreInfo|Letter|13|96}}{{Copy|CPDL}}
:'''Edition notes: ''' Original note values, ''musica ficta'' clearly marked.  Latin text included on p. 8.  Corrected version, 2006-01-31.
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:'''Edition notes:'''  
  
*'''CPDL #6590:''' [{{SERVER}}/wiki/images/sheet/josq-ave.pdf {{pdf}}] {{broken}}[ftp://ace.acadiau.ca/music/1293/ Sibelius]
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===Excerpt: ''Ave vera virginitas''===
{{Editor|Gordon Callon|2004-01-27}}'''Score information:''' Letter, 6 pages, 112 kbytes   {{Copy|Personal}}
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*{{CPDLno|627}} [[Media:ws-jos-veri.pdf|{{Pdf}}]] [[Media:ws-jos-veri.mid|{{Mid}}]] [[Media:ws-jos-veri.mxl|{{XML}}]] [[Media:ws-jos-veri.mus|{{mus}}]] (Finale 1998)
:'''Edition notes:''' Sibelius file is available from ftp server.
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{{Editor|Vladimir Ursic|1999-12-14}}{{ScoreInfo|Letter|2|116}}{{Copy|CPDL}}
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:'''Edition notes:''' {{MXL}}
  
*'''CPDL #1276:''' [{{SERVER}}/wiki/images/sheet/jos-ave3.pdf {{pdf}}] [{{SERVER}}/wiki/images/sound/jos-ave3.mid {{mid}}] [{{SERVER}}/wiki/images/source/jos-ave3.zip Finale 2000]
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*{{CPDLno|572}} [[Media:ws-jos-avev.pdf|{{Pdf}}]] [[Media:ws-jos-avev.mid|{{Mid}}]] [[Media:ws-jos-avev.mxl|{{XML}}]] [[Media:ws-jos-avev.mus|{{mus}}]] (Finale 1998)
{{Editor|Claudio Macchi|2000-08-26}}'''Score information:''' 188 kbytes   {{Copy|CPDL}}
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{{Editor|Guido Menestrina|1999-12-02}}{{ScoreInfo|Letter|2|32}}{{Copy|CPDL}}
:'''Edition notes:'''
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:'''Edition notes:''' {{MXL}}
{{ScoreError|In bar/measure 21 the last note of the Soprano part should be a G not an E, also in bar/measure 147, the sopranos should sing an E rather than a E}}
 
*'''CPDL #108:''' [{{SERVER}}/wiki/images/sheet/jos-avem.pdf {{pdf}}] [{{SERVER}}/wiki/images/sound/jos-avem.mid {{mid}}] [{{SERVER}}/wiki/images/source/jos-avem.zip Encore]
 
{{Editor|Rick Wheeler|1999-07-27}}'''Score information:''' 100 kbytes   {{Copy|CPDL}}
 
:'''Edition notes:'''  
 
  
 
==General Information==
 
==General Information==
'''Title: ''' ''Ave Maria''<br>
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'''Title:''' ''Ave Maria''<br>
{{Composer|Josquin Des Prez}}
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{{Composer|Josquin des Prez}}
  
'''Number of voices: ''' 4vv '''Voicing: ''' SATB<br>
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{{Voicing|4|SATB}}<br>
'''Genre: ''' [[Sacred Music|Sacred]], [[:Category:Motets|Motet]] <br>
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{{Genre|Sacred|Motets}}
 
{{Language|Latin}}
 
{{Language|Latin}}
'''Instruments:''' {{acap}}<br>
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{{Instruments|A cappella}}
'''Published:'''  <br>
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{{Pub|0|1450|in ''[[Codex Speciálník]]''|ms=ms|no=1}}
  
'''Description:'''  
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'''Description:''' This 4-part Ave Maria of [[Josquin des Prez]] was extremely popular in the sixteenth century, through its then “new” more “open” style (fewer melismas, parts set with just two voices). Even today, it is considered one of the most nearly perfect compositions of its era. It was so popular during Josquin's life that an anonymous composer, probably [[Ludwig Daser]], working after Josquin's death, circulated a version with two new added voices ('''[[Ave Maria … Virgo serena, a 6 (Josquin des Prez)|Ave Maria … Virgo serena, a 6]]'''). [[Ludwig Senfl]] also wrote a 6-part [[Ave Maria (Ludwig Senfl)|Ave Maria parody]] based on this piece.
  
'''External websites:'''  
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'''External websites:'''
  
 
==Original text and translations==
 
==Original text and translations==
{{LinkText|Ave Maria|3=''}}
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Other ''Ave…serena'' texts have been set by [[Ave Maria - virgo serena (Jean Mouton)|Mouton]] and [[Ave Maria … Virgo serena (Johannis Regis)|Regis]].
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{{Text|Latin|
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Ave Maria, Gratia plena,
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Dominus tecum, Virgo serena.
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Ave, cuius Conceptio,
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Solemni plena gaudio,
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Caelestia, Terrestria,
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Nova replet laetitia.
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Ave, cuius Nativitas
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Nostra fuit solemnitas,
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Ut lucifer lux oriens
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Verum solem praeveniens.
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Ave pia humilitas,
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Sine viro fecunditas,
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Cuius Annuntiatio
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Nostra fuit salvatio.
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Ave vera virginitas,
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Immaculata castitas,
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Cuius Purificatio
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Nostra fuit purgatio.
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Ave, praeclara omnibus
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Angelicis virtutibus,
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Cuius fuit Assumptio
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Nostra fuit glorificatio.
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O Mater Dei,
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Memento mei. Amen.
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}}
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{{middle}}
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{{Translation|English|
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Hail Mary, full of grace,
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The Lord is with thee, serene Virgin.
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Hail, thou whose Conception,
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Full of great joy,
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Fills heaven and earth
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With new gladness.
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Hail, thou whose Nativity
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Became our great celebration,
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As the light-bearing Morning Star
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anticipates the true Sun.
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Hail, faithful humility,
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Fruitful without man,
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Whose Annunciation
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Was our salvation.
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Hail, true virginity,
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Immaculate chastity,
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Whose Purification
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Was our cleansing.
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Hail, glorious one
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In all angelic virtues,
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Whose Assumption
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Was our glorification.
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O Mother of God,
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Remember me. Amen.
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}}
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{{bottom}}
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[[Category:Sheet music]]
 
[[Category:Sheet music]]
[[Category:Sacred music]]
 
[[Category:Motets]]
 
[[Category:SATB]]
 
 
[[Category:Renaissance music]]
 
[[Category:Renaissance music]]
[[Category:Codex Speciálník]]
 

Latest revision as of 20:23, 14 November 2019

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  • (Posted 2018-02-08)   CPDL #48744:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2018-02-08).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 87 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Reformatting of #1276, with minor adjustments to underlay, and to slurring. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • CPDL #15800:      (Capella 2008)
Editor: Gerd Eichler (submitted 2008-01-18).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 42 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original note values, musica ficta clearly marked, mensural notation. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • CPDL #10811:     
Editor: Charles H. Giffen (submitted 2005-04-19).   Score information: Letter, 8 pages, 158 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original note values, musica ficta clearly marked. Latin text included on p. 8. Revised & corrected edition uploaded 2010-07-16, replacing previous upload which only contained 4 pages.
  • CPDL #06590:     
Editor: Gordon J. Callon (submitted 2004-01-27).   Score information: Letter, 6 pages, 112 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes:
Error.gif Possible error(s) identified. Error summary: In bar 55 bass is missing one syllable of "purgatio"
  • CPDL #01276:        (Finale 2002)
Editor: Claudio Macchi (submitted 2000-08-26).   Score information: Letter, 8 pages, 187 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Updated: 2015-04-19. Errors fixed. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • CPDL #00108:       
Editor: Rick Wheeler (submitted 1999-07-27).   Score information: Letter, 13 pages, 96 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes:

Excerpt: Ave vera virginitas

  • CPDL #00627:        (Finale 1998)
Editor: Vladimir Ursic (submitted 1999-12-14).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 116 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • CPDL #00572:        (Finale 1998)
Editor: Guido Menestrina (submitted 1999-12-02).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 32 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Ave Maria
Composer: Josquin des Prez

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

 Manuscript 1450 in Codex Speciálník, no. 1

Description: This 4-part Ave Maria of Josquin des Prez was extremely popular in the sixteenth century, through its then “new” more “open” style (fewer melismas, parts set with just two voices). Even today, it is considered one of the most nearly perfect compositions of its era. It was so popular during Josquin's life that an anonymous composer, probably Ludwig Daser, working after Josquin's death, circulated a version with two new added voices (Ave Maria … Virgo serena, a 6). Ludwig Senfl also wrote a 6-part Ave Maria parody based on this piece.

External websites:

Original text and translations

Other Ave…serena texts have been set by Mouton and Regis.

Latin.png Latin text

Ave Maria, Gratia plena,
Dominus tecum, Virgo serena.
Ave, cuius Conceptio,
Solemni plena gaudio,
Caelestia, Terrestria,
Nova replet laetitia.
Ave, cuius Nativitas
Nostra fuit solemnitas,
Ut lucifer lux oriens
Verum solem praeveniens.
Ave pia humilitas,
Sine viro fecunditas,
Cuius Annuntiatio
Nostra fuit salvatio.
Ave vera virginitas,
Immaculata castitas,
Cuius Purificatio
Nostra fuit purgatio.
Ave, praeclara omnibus
Angelicis virtutibus,
Cuius fuit Assumptio
Nostra fuit glorificatio.
O Mater Dei,
Memento mei. Amen.
 

English.png English translation

Hail Mary, full of grace,
The Lord is with thee, serene Virgin.
Hail, thou whose Conception,
Full of great joy,
Fills heaven and earth
With new gladness.
Hail, thou whose Nativity
Became our great celebration,
As the light-bearing Morning Star
anticipates the true Sun.
Hail, faithful humility,
Fruitful without man,
Whose Annunciation
Was our salvation.
Hail, true virginity,
Immaculate chastity,
Whose Purification
Was our cleansing.
Hail, glorious one
In all angelic virtues,
Whose Assumption
Was our glorification.
O Mother of God,
Remember me. Amen.