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Various Composers
Codex Specialnik-Polyphony in Prague 1500-Cappella Mariana
Etcetera Records
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• Various/Anonymous – Polyphony in Prague around 1500

• Cappella Mariana conductor Vojtĕch Semerád

• Codex Speciálník, a manuscript containing polyphonic music which originated in Prague in the course of the last two decades of the 15th century, is considered one of the most important sources of music from Bohemia in the late Middle-Ages. The original name of the collection signifies a “special” type of singing, characteristic of the Czech milieu and different from the common liturgical collections. The contents of the codex mostly relate to the mass liturgy of the Utraquist Church and comprise parts of the ordinary, motets, and religious songs, but also non-liturgical sacred music, as well as repertoire intended for instrumental interpretation.
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