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5: Cantus firmus and canon

The Saint Donation Mass, an interactive digital project directed by M. Jenni Bloxam (Williams College), with demonstrations, images, and analytic commentary on the mass, its structure and context:  ObrechtMass.com


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Richard Freedman,
Jul 24, 2012, 1:24 PM