A Josquin substitution

  title={A Josquin substitution},
  author={Jesse Rodin},
  journal={Early Music},
  pages={249 - 257}
  • Jesse Rodin
  • Published 2006
  • Art
  • Early Music
  • The Benedictus of Josquin's famous Missa L'homme armé super voces musicales consists of three duos for bassus, altus and superius voices, respectively ('Benedictus/Qui venit/In nomine Domini'). But in the copy of the mass preserved in a manuscript in the Frankfurt Stadt- und Universitätsbibliothek, Josquin's Benedictus has been replaced by a four-voice setting that uses a modified version of Josquin's cantus firmus. This peculiar 'substitution', rare in music of this period, forms part of the… CONTINUE READING
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