Ave virgo gloriosa (Thomas Crecquillon)
- Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2021-01-16). Score information: A4, 12 pages, 119 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: A few seemingly deviant words in the text have been standardised, as indicated within the score itself.
Title: Ave virgo gloriosa
Composer: Thomas Crecquillon
First published: 1553 in Ecclesiasticarum cantionum quinque vocum, liber 8, no. 9, p. 8
2nd published: 1554 in Cantionum sacrarum liber 6, no. 4
Description: Source: Susato, Liber octavus eccles. cant. 5 vocum, 1553. To the modern ear, this setting may seem rather sombre for its subjectmatter, but it is a very fine one, clearly showing the composer at the height of his powers.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Ave virgo gloriosa (Jehan L'Heritier).