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Engarandus Juvenis
fl. 1480 - 1520
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E. Juvenis
Engarandus Juvenis (fl. 1480-1520), probably a French composer, from Picardy(?). Nothing is known of Engarandus Juvenis, beyond his appearance in the Staffarda Codex, but it is suspected he came from Picardy in France.
Missa pro defunctis
Period:Early Renaissance
Composed in:1520c
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
Label(s):Opus 111 30-162
A requiem for 4vv, from the Staffarda Codex, ca.1520.
The requiem contains:
- Introitus - Requiem aeternam
- Kyrie
- Graduale - Requiem aeternam
- Sequentia - Dies irae
- Offertorium - Domine Jesu Christe
- Sanctus
- Agnus Dei
- Communio - Lux aeterna
In the first two decades of the 16th century, polyphonic requiem settings became increasingly common. Early settings include those by Richafort, Antoine de Févin (also ascribed to Divitis), Engarandus Juvenis and Escobar.
Author:Steven Chang-Lin Yu
"...The "Dies irae" sequence, which is the best track on the CD, is just under 15 minutes and is absolutely phenomenal."
Author:an anonymous reviewer