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Title: Two anonymous Alleluias from the Worcester Fragments AE14 cover
Composer: Anonymous
Editor: Gilbert Reaney
Reference: AE14
Price (GBP): 3.75
Description: The Worcester Fragments comprise the most extensive surviving collection of English medieval polyphony. Dating from about 1235 to 1350, they include over a hundred sacred compositions including these two Alleluias. Alleluia Nativitas is probably one of the earliest pieces in the collection and is in the style of Parisian organum, actually quoting from Perotinís setting of the same text. Alleluia Moduletur dates from later in the thirteenth century and has the singers exchanging melodies in typically English rondellus fashion. For two solo singers plus a small choir for the intervening plainchant. i + 13 pages. ISMN 979-0-57039-018-2.
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