Edition Michael Procter

Renaissance choral music

Catalogue of editions by the late Michael Procter

Composers

Singers around the world will be pleased to know that Edition Michael Procter is available again, following the sad death of Michael Procter in 2012. His large collection of sacred choral music by renaissance composers is a very valuable resource for choirs, churches and music lovers.

There are an estimated 850 pieces in the catalogue (including versions offered in different transpositions), mostly transcribed by Michael from original sources in libraries all over Europe. These will be verified and re-catalogued over the next few years.

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Title Catalogue number Price
Recently reissued pieces, ordered by composer
Croce, Giovanni
Croce, Giovanni (1556-1609) Show the biography
newDecantabat populus EMP0723 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend Sunday after Pentecost - Respond ISMN M-2056-0723-4
Croce's motet of 1594, which provided the model for his mass.
newDeus in adjutorium meum intende EMP0738 £2.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend General Use - Versicle and Response ISMN M-2056-0738-8
A setting not found in the original print but included in a manuscript copy of Croce's Vespers music in the Staats- und Stadtbibliothek Augsburg. Here in a performing edition transposed down a fourth.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0989 Original pitch
newDeus in adjutorium meum intende EMP0989 £2.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend General Use - Versicle and Response ISMN M-2056-0989-4
This setting is included in a manuscript copy of Croce's Vespers music in the Staats- und Stadtbibliothek Augsburg. This version is at the original high pitch.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0738 A fourth lower
newLamentations B (Good Friday) EMP0968 £3.00
SATB Scoring legend Good Friday (Karfreitag) - Lesson (Lesung) ISMN M-2056-0968-9
The set of three Lectiones from the Lamentations for Good Friday, from Croce's first set of Lamentations 1603.
newLaudate Dominum in sanctis eius Ps. 150 EMP0646 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend Easter - Psalm at Lauds ISMN M-2056-0646-6
Croce provided settings of all five 'Cinque Laudate' psalms in his Vespertina collection. This setting of the 'other' Laudate psalm (which is also sung at the Office of the Dead) is from the Motetti 8 voci of 1594.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0963 Version a minor third higher than the original
This item is also presented as:
EMP1007 Set of parts
newLaudate Dominum in sanctis eius Ps. 150 EMP0963 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend Easter - Psalm at Lauds ISMN M-2056-0963-4
This version is given a third higher than the original.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0646 Original pitch version
newLaudate Dominum in sanctis eius Ps. 150 EMP1007 £8.50
SATB SATB Scoring legend Easter - Psalm at Lauds ISMN M-2056-1007-4
Croce provided settings of all five 'Cinque Laudate' psalms in his Vespertina collection. This setting of the 'other' Laudate psalm (which is also sung at the Office of the Dead) is from the Motetti 8 voci of 1594. Here offered as a set of parts (each choir consisting of cornett, 2 sackbuts and bass sackbut or curtal/dulcian) to be played with the voices.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0646 Version at original pitchl
newMagnificat VIII Toni EMP0913 £3.00
SATB ATTB Scoring legend General Use - Vesper Canticle ISMN M-2056-0913-9
From Croce's Vespertina collection of 1597. This version is at original pitch.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0645 down a tone
newMissa Decantabat populus EMP0722 £8.20
SATB SATB Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0722-7
One of the three double-choir masses of Croce published in 1596 and presumably composed in the first instance for St Mark's. This simple but effective setting is a parody on Croce's own motet of 1594. Here printed without the 'Partidura' continuo/director's short score which is included in the Quatercentenary Edition Volume II. A version including the Partidura is also available.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0879 Score including Partidura.
newMissa Decantabat populus EMP0879 £8.20
SATB SATB bc Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0879-8
One of the three double-choir masses of Croce published in 1596 and presumably composed in the first instance for St Mark's. This simple but effective setting is a parody on Croce's own motet of 1594. Here printed with the 'Partidura' continuo/director's short score which is included in the Quatercentenary Edition Volume II. A version without the Partidura is also available.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0722 Choral score, without Partidura.
Isaac, Heinrich (ca. 1450 - 1517) Show the biography
newSancti spiritus (Reichstag, Konstanz 1507) EMP0116 £4.00
SATB Scoring legend Occasional piece (Manuscript edition) ISMN M-2056-0116-4
One of two motets (the other was Virgo prudentissima) composed by Isaac for the Reichstag summoned by Maximilian at Constance in 1507 to confirm his title as Emperor. This edition with reconstructed text was compiled from the two surviving manuscript sources.
Senfl, Ludwig
Senfl, Ludwig (c.1486 - c.1543) Show the biography
newDe profundis EMP1127 £3.75
SATTB Scoring legend Penitential - Psalm ISMN M-2056-1127-9
This beautful and powerful setting of Psalm 129, one of the Penitential Psalms, was recorded by Hofkapelle on CHR77217.