Inviolata (Jean Courtois)

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  • (Posted 2018-01-06)  CPDL #48315:   
Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2018-01-06).   Score information: A4, 10 pages, 78 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original note values, modern clefs, transposed up a tone. As the voicing is two tenors, baritone and bass, the work could sound muddy without any transposition at all.

General Information

Title: Inviolata
Composer: Jean Courtois

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1534 in 4th book of motets, Attaignant, no. 27
Description: Published in Attaignant's 4th book of motets without attribution, but according to Genevieve Bazinet's thesis 'Pierre Attaingnant's Encyclopedia of Sacred Music', the composer has been identified as Courtois.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Inviolata integra et casta.