Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (±1525-1594): Quae est ista quae progreditur

Who is she who comes forth
like the rising dawn,
fair as the moon and bright as the sun,
terrible as an army in full array?

The twenty-third in the series of motets based upon the Song of Songs Quae est ista quae progreditur it’s typical of  Counter-Reformation Marian fervour in its depiction of the Virgin as Our Lady of Victory. Enjoy :-).

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