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MOTET (a musical genre, or alternatively, an acronym: Musicae Opus Toti Ecclesiae Terrestri, "The work of music for the whole Church on earth") is a Vancouver-based chamber ensemble comprised of choral musicians passionate about bringing sacred choral music to audiences throughout the region. MOTET draws music from the vast treasury of the Catholic tradition into reverently beautiful concerts and liturgies.
MOTET strives to serve the Church, not only by upholding sacred musical traditions, but also by building up sacred music for the future. In giving quality, theology, sacrality, and function* paramount importance, MOTET seeks to educate musicians, exemplify the best that sacred music can be, and support reverent liturgy and worship.
*MOTET's guiding tenets: Sacred music should be
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