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OG2016 CR Practice #73.
Which of the following most logically completes the argument? The attribution of the choral work Lacrimae to the composer Pescard (1400-1474) has been regarded as tentative, since it was based on a single treatise from the early 1500s that named Pescard as the composer. Recently, several musical treatises from the late 1500s have come to light, all of which name Pescard as the composer of Lacrimae. Unfortunately, these newly discovered treatises lend no support to the attribution of Lacrimae to Pescard, since
the treatise from the early 1500s misidentifies the composers of some of the musical works it considers
the author of the treatise from the early 1500s had no very strong evidence on which to base the identification of Pescard as the composer of Lacrimae
there are works that can conclusively be attributed to Pescard that are not even mentioned in the treatise from the early 1500s
the later treatises probably had no source for their attribution other than the earlier treatise
no known treatises from the 1600s identify Pescard as the composer of Lacrimae

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