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Definition of Motet

Motet
Motet Mo*tet", n. [F., a dim. of mot word; cf. It. mottetto, dim. of motto word, device. See Mot, Motto.] (Mus.) A composition adapted to sacred words in the elaborate polyphonic church style; an anthem.

Meaning of Motet from wikipedia

- music, a motet is a mainly vocal musical composition, of highly diverse form and style, from the late medieval era to the present. The motet was one of...
- Motet is an American funk, soul and jazz influenced group based in Denver, Colorado. Founded in 1998 by drummer and bandleader Dave Watts, The Motet is...
- Johann Sebastian Bach composed cantatas, motets, m****es, Magnificats, P****ions, oratorios, four-part chorales, songs and arias. His instrumental music...
- Gilles Motet (French: [mɔtɛ]; born June 22, 1956) is a French scientist in computer science, software engineering and risk management fields. He is now...
- involved setting a chorale melody and text as a motet. Stylistically chorale motets were similar at first to motets composed in Catholic countries, and made...
- jubilate (Exult, rejoice), K. 165, is a 1773 motet by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. This religious solo motet was composed when Mozart was staying in Milan...
- The petit motet ("little motet") was a genre of domestic sacred chamber music po****r in France during the baroque era. It was the sacred counterpart of...
- Ave verum corpus (Hail, true body), (K. 618), is a motet in D major composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1791. It is a setting of the Latin hymn Ave...
- The grand motet (plural grands motets) was a genre of motet cultivated at the height of the French baroque, although the term dates from later French...
- Spem in alium (Latin for "Hope in any other") is a 40-part Renaissance motet by Thomas Tallis, composed in c. 1570 for eight choirs of five voices each...
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