De tous biens plaine
"De tous biens plaine" is a French chanson, usually credited to Hayne van Ghizeghem, who wrote a 3-part version, published by Petrucci in 1501. Amongst other reworkings are a four-part version by Josquin and two 3-part versions by Alexander Agricola.
Full words and music are here 
and of an Agricola version at the Choral Wiki here 
- De tous biens plaine est ma maistresse
- Chascun lui doit tribut d'onneur;
- Car assouvye est en valeur
- Autant que jamais fut deesse.
- My mistress possesses every virtue.
- Everybody pays her homage,
- for she is as full of worth
- as ever any goddess was.
Some sources have claimed this to be the most famous chanson of the age .
- Urquhart, Peter. "Comments on Josquin's Patrem De tous biens plaine (Accessed 4/15/08)
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