Ave Maria

Composer: John Dunstable (c1400-1453)


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Dunstable (Dunstaple) John
b Dunstable Bedfordshire Eng 1400 d Wal brook Dec 24 1453
Imminent contrapuntist rivalling his contemporaries Binchoisand Dufay and noted by Tinctor as one of the fathers of counterpoint Extant works A 3 part song O Kosa bella is in the Vatican Library and another copy at Dijon it was printed in score by Morelot in his De la musique au XVe siecle and by Ambros Gesch d Mus vol ii Appendix an enigmatical canon still unsolved in the British Museum and at Lambeth a 3 part comp without words in the Brit Museum Add MS 31,922 in the Liceo filar monica at Bologna are 4 MS comp s a Pa trem a Regina oeli Iretare and 2 motets Sub tua protectione and Quam pulchra est and in the Univ Library Bologna are 2 Et in terra a 3 and 1 Ave maris Stella a 2 There arc also several MSS at Vienna

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