Definition of Motett

1. a polyphonic choral composition [n -S]



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Literary usage of Motett

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1. The Ecclesiologist by Ecclesiological Society (1864)
"That the Northampton Banking Company and the Northampton Union Bank be requested to receive subscriptions." THE motett CHOIR. THI following paper has been ..."

2. Shakspere and His Forerunners: Studies in Elizabethan Poetry and Its by Sidney Lanier, Henry Wysham Lanier (1908)
"This particular method was called " canon in the unison with a burden "; and you can easily see how many varieties there might be, giving rise to the motett ..."

3. Catalogue of the Manuscript Music in the British Museum by British Museum Dept. of Manuscripts, Thomas Oliphant, Frederic Madden (1842)
"motett, four voices. From the 4th Book of " motetti della Corona." (Josquin des Pres. ... O Lord, behold my miseries, (from the same.) motett. Five voices. ..."

4. Catalogue of Printed Music by William Barclay Squire (1909)
"(И.) motett in D minor, etc. London, This copy has an autograph signature ... Mozart's motett in C, Splendente te, Deus ... with an Accompaniment for the ..."

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