Definition of Motetts
1. motett [n] - See also: motett
Lexicographical Neighbors of Motetts
Literary usage of Motetts
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Violin and Its Music by George Hart (1881)
"... courteous, polished; was an excellent chess player, a good musician, a composer of songs and motetts." With the opening years of the sixteenth century, ..."
2. Renaissance in Italy: The Catholic Reaction by John Addington Symonds (1887)
"... motetts— The Song of Solomon set to Melody—Palestrina, the Saviour of Music—The Founder of the Modern Style—Florentine Essays in the Oratorio. ..."
3. The Quarterly Musical Magazine and Review by Richard Mackenzie Bacon (1818)
"A Collection of motetts for the Offertory and other Pieces, principally adapted for the Morning Service. The whole composed, selected, and arranged, ..."
4. Catalogue of the Library of the Sacred Harmonic Society by Sacred Harmonic Society Library, William Henry Husk (1872)
"motetts, &c. The Cantus and Bassus parts of a collection of Latin ... motetts (A collection of), for a single voice, by various composers. 4 vols., viz. ..."