Ave Maria, gratia plena   

Composer: Loyset Compère (c1445-1518), 1502


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#17 in Motetti a Numero Trentatre A (Ottaviano Petrucci, 1502)

Lyrics: (English translation of Latin text)

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Score:   without lyrics free download on THIS PAGE

mensural notation with lyrics.

My thanks and appreciation to
Monique Janssens - Joli Cuer
for sending me this score.

Posted on YouTube: 

MREJanssens | January 22, 2011

Joli Cuer zingt Ave Maria van Loyset Compère. http://jolicuer.webs.com


(arr. for organ)
Liuwe Tamminga, organo
In the picture: Image of Virgin Mary holding infant Christ located outside the santuary in central church of Troyan Monastery in Bulgaria

posted by: theprof1958

Manuscript of Omnium bonorum plena, a motet by Compère, and possibly his earliest surviving work; the exact date is uncertain, but it was possibly written for the dedication of Cambrai Cathedral on 2 July 1472. source: Wikipedia

A biographical dictionary of musicians (ed. Theodore Baker)
G. Schirmer, 1905 - Biography & Autobiography - 695 pages
  Compere Louis dimin Loyset b Flanders abt the middle of the 15th cent d St Quentin Aug 16 1 5 1 8 was in turn chorister canon and chancellor of St Quentin church He was probably a pupil of Okeghem together with Josquin Deprcs But few of his motets 21 arc extant in collections Petrucci Venice 1501 1503 idem Fossombrone 1519 I etreius Nuremberg 1541 He was famed however as a contrapuntist

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