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  • noun Plural form of motet.

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Examples

  • Two motets will be sung, both Victoria and Josquin.

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  • To continue to replace the texts of the Mass being celebrated with motets that are reverent and devout, yet out of keeping with the Mass of the day amounts to continuing an unacceptable ambiguity: it is to cheat the people.

    Can Hymns Licitly Replace Propers?

  • As another addition, he has a book of Marian motets for SSA trio -- works that should be useful and beautiful in any parish.

    Music by Richard Rice: An Outpouring

  • Finally, on Sunday a polyphonic choir will sing the Mass for Five Voices by Byrd, along with motets by Byrd, Handl, and Victoria.

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  • Mass was sung in Latin according to the Missal of Paul VI, with a polyphonic Ordinary and motets sung by the Oratory choir; as always the ceremonial was perfectly executed in a manner for which the English Oratorians are justly renown.

    Cardinal Pell in Oxford

  • In addition, we sang motets before Mass and ended with the recessional as the Marian antiphon for Lent, Ave Regina Caelorum, which the crowd sang with great gusto.

    St. Cecilia Schola in Birmingham, Alabama

  • For the dedication, the choir sang Palestrina's Missa Aeterna Christi Munera with motets by Victoria and Vaugh-Williams.

    Restoration and Dedication of a Chapel at St. Gabriel's in Stamford, CT: The St. Philip Neri Chapel

  • The prologue and 12 movements that make up Prophetiae Sibyllarum are joined by a mass, a magnificat and three marvellous motets, including the sumptuous "Tristis est anima mea".

    Lassus: Prophetiae Sibyllarum – review

  • To continue to replace the texts of the Mass being celebrated with motets that are reverent and devout, yet out of keeping with the Mass of the day amounts to continuing an unacceptable ambiguity: it is to cheat the people.

    The Proper Place of Propers

  • The Mass schedule begins with an English ordinary form, with propers drawn from the many resources newly available online and the work of Fr. Weber, as well as a chant setting by Ted Marier, and two English motets.

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