Caput masses

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Three 15th-century polyphonic Mass settings, one anonymous English, the others by Ockeghem and Obrecht. Each is unified by a common cantus firmus derived from the melisma on the word ‘caput’ in a Maundy Thursday antiphon.


Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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