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  • Accordingly, Palestrina and his great contemporaries and predecessors treated the Gloria and Credo in a style midway in polyphonic organization and rhythmic breadth between that of the elaborate motet (adopted in the Sanctus) and the homophonic reciting style of the Litany.
  • By contrast with many of the other motets in this program, the two choirs have either extended solo sections or are used together.
  • Charpentier's petits motets reveal the composer's penchant for the Italian style.
  • Dr. Lisa Colton traveled up to the University of Aberdeen to give a paper at their research seminar, relating to 13th-century French motets.
  • Earlier in life, he had composed motets using texts that were easily read as political statements about the Catholic situation.

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