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
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
Gabrieli, Giovanni
Gabrieli, Giovanni (c. 1557 - 1612) Show the biography
newExaudi Deus à 12 (1615) EMP1275 £5.00
a 12: see description Scoring legend Office of the Dead - Respond ISMN M-2056-1275-7
A setting of the first three verses of Psalm 54 (55). The opening of the Psalm is set as an Offertory during Lent; this large-scale setting was presumably for a non-liturgical performance. Scored for three choirs, SMAT TBaBSb SATB: the third choir is the vocal Capella, Choir I would normally be a solo Tenor with three high instruments, Choir II a solo Tenor with three low instruments.
Alternative version(s):
EMP1681 Vocal score
EMP1682 Primus chorus
EMP1683 Secundus chorus
EMP1684 Tertius chorus (capella)
EMP1685 Set of parts
newExaudi Deus à 12 (1615) EMP1681 £3.75
a 12: see description Scoring legend Office of the Dead - Respond ISMN M-2056-1681-6
The vocal score omits the instrumental parts: Cantus, Altus and Octavus from Primus chorus and Quintus, Nonus and Bassus from Secundus chorus.
Alternative version(s):
EMP1275 Full score
EMP1682 Primus chorus
EMP1683 Secundus chorus
EMP1684 Tertius chorus (capella)
EMP1685 Set of parts
newExaudi Deus à 12 (1615) EMP1682 £3.00
a 12: see description Scoring legend Office of the Dead - Respond ISMN M-2056-1682-3
The Primus chorus with Basso pro organo
Alternative version(s):
EMP1275 Full score
EMP1681 Vocal score
EMP1683 Secundus chorus
EMP1684 Tertius chorus (capella)
EMP1685 Set of parts
newExaudi Deus à 12 (1615) EMP1683 £3.00
a 12: see description Scoring legend Office of the Dead - Respond ISMN M-2056-1683-10
The Secundus chorus with Basso pro organo
Alternative version(s):
EMP1275 Full score
EMP1681 Vocal score
EMP1682 Primus chorus
EMP1684 Tertius chorus (capella)
EMP1685 Set of parts
newExaudi Deus à 12 (1615) EMP1684 £3.00
a 12: see description Scoring legend Office of the Dead - Respond ISMN M-2056-1684-7
The Tertius chorus (capella) with Basso pro organo
Alternative version(s):
EMP1275 Full score
EMP1681 Vocal score
EMP1682 Primus chorus
EMP1683 Secundus chorus
EMP1685 Set of parts
newExaudi Deus à 12 (1615) EMP1685 £25.00
a 12: see description Scoring legend Office of the Dead - Respond ISMN M-2056-1685-4
A set of parts.
Alternative version(s):
EMP1275 Full score
EMP1681 Vocal score
EMP1682 Primus chorus
EMP1683 Secundus chorus
EMP1684 Tertius chorus (capella)
newJubilate Deo a 10 (1615) EMP1276 £6.60
a 10: see description Scoring legend Office of the Dead - Respond ISMN M-2056-1276-4
This setting from Gabrieli’s posthumous 1615 collection of Symphoniae Sacrae, is – like the piece in the 1613 print - a setting of a composite text which seems to relate to the Nuptial Mass: it is not a straightforward setting of Psalm 100 (the Anglican’s ‘Jubilate’ from Matins.) The print specifies only two voices, Mezzosoprano (high countertenor) and Tenor, with the following instruments: 2 cornetti and bassoon, 5 trombones, and organ. All except the highest cornetto part (even the lowest Bass which descends to low C) are marked 'e Voce si placet', so the piece may be performed with as many singers are available.The overall cleffing is: MT (solo voices); TrSATTTBSb, org. It opens with an (optional) instrumental Sinfonia for all 10 instruments.
Alternative version(s):
EMP1686 Set of parts
newJubilate Deo a 10 (1615) EMP1686 £22.00
a 10: see description Scoring legend Office of the Dead - Respond ISMN M-2056-1686-1
A set of parts.
Alternative version(s):
EMP1276 Full score
Handl, Jakob (Gallus)
Handl, Jakob (Gallus) (1550 - 1591) Show the biography
newO Sapientia EMP0470 £2.00
SATBB Scoring legend Advent - Magnificat Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0470-7
A setting of one of the 'Great O' Antiphons (Dec. 17)
This item is included in:
EMP0574 Two motets for Advent
newRorate coeli EMP0421 £2.00
SSATBB Scoring legend Marian Feasts - Introitus ISMN M-2056-0421-9
This item is included in:
EMP0574 Two motets for Advent
newTwo motets for Advent EMP0574 £3.00
various Scoring legend Advent - Motet general ISMN M-2056-0574-2
Rorate coeli (SSATBB), a stirring piece, and O Sapientia (SATTB),very calm.
This item includes:
EMP0421 Rorate coeli
EMP0470 O Sapientia
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.