A type of sacred polyphonic choral music written esp. ca. 1250ca. 1750 usually unaccompanied and based on a Lat. sacred text; similar music in the Angl. Ch., set to Eng. words and usually accompanied, came to be called anthem*; Luth. composers of motets include J. S. Bach,* D. Buxtehude,* J. Pachelbel,* J. A. Reinken,* H. Schütz,* T. Selle.*
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