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
Byrd, William
Byrd, William (c. 1540-1623) Show the biography
newMissa 4 vocum EMP0273 £5.80
SATB Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0273-4
The well-known 'Mass for four voices' is a high-clef piece and is available at various pitches (here a semitone lower than the original). The Editor considers the piece should be sung down a fourth or a fifth by ATTB/ATBaB.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0750 Original pitch
EMP0615 A minor third lower than original pitch
EMP0616 A fourth lower than original pitch
EMP0691 A fifth lower than original pitch, top voice in Treble (Violin) clef
EMP1297 A fifth lower than original pitch, top voice in octave-Treble ('Tenor') clef
newMissa 4 vocum EMP0615 £5.80
SATB Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0615-2
The mass is here transposed down a third, to a pitch suitable for mixed voices.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0750 Original pitch
EMP0273 A semitone lower than original pitch
EMP0616 A fourth lower than original pitch
EMP0691 A fifth lower than original pitch, top voice in Treble (Violin) clef
EMP1297 A fifth lower than original pitch, top voice in octave-Treble ('Tenor') clef
newMissa 4 vocum EMP0616 £5.80
ATTB Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0616-9
The mass is here transposed down a fourth
Alternative version(s):
EMP0750 Original pitch
EMP0273 A semitone lower than original pitch
EMP0615 A minor third lower than original pitch
EMP0691 A fifth lower than original pitch, top voice in Treble (Violin) clef
EMP1297 A fifth lower than original pitch, top voice in octave-Treble ('Tenor') clef
newMissa 4 vocum EMP0691 £5.80
ATBB Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0691-6
The mass is here transposed down a fifth, the pitch at which our editor considers it rightly belongs. This version has the top voice in Treble (Violin) cleff, two octave-Treble ('Tenor') clefs and Bass clef.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0750 Original pitch
EMP0273 A semitone lower than original pitch
EMP0615 A minor third lower than original pitch
EMP0616 A fourth lower than original pitch
EMP1297 A fifth lower than original pitch, top voice in octave-Treble ('Tenor') clef
newMissa 4 vocum EMP0750 £5.80
SATB Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0750-10
The well-known 'Mass for four voices' is a high-clef piece and is available at various pitches. The Editor considers the piece should be sung down a fourth or a fifth by ATTB/ATBaB. This version is at the original high pitch.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0273 A semitone lower than original pitch
EMP0615 A minor third lower than original pitch
EMP0616 A fourth lower than original pitch
EMP0691 A fifth lower than original pitch, top voice in Treble (Violin) clef
EMP1297 A fifth lower than original pitch, top voice in octave-Treble ('Tenor') clef
newMissa 4 vocum EMP1297 £5.80
ATBB Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-1297-9
The mass is here transposed down a fifth, the pitch at which our editor considers it rightly belongs. This version has three voices in octave-Treble ('Tenor') clef and one in Bass clef.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0750 Original pitch
EMP0273 A semitone lower than original pitch
EMP0615 A minor third lower than original pitch
EMP0616 A fourth lower than original pitch
EMP0691 A fifth lower than original pitch, top voice in Treble (Violin) clef
Croce, Giovanni
Croce, Giovanni (1556-1609) Show the biography
newDuo Seraphim clamabant EMP0820 £3.00
SSATB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Holy Trinity ISMN M-2056-0820-10
One of the shorter pieces in the 1610 collection. It has - naturally - a duo for 'Duo Seraphim' and a trio for 'Tres sunt', and only two tutti passages with the Ripieno, the second with a concluding 'Alleluia'.
This item is included in:
EMP1140 Sacre cantilene concertate 1610
This item is also presented as:
EMP1628 Ripieno score
EMP1642 Set of parts
newDuo Seraphim clamabant EMP1628 £2.00
SSATB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Holy Trinity ISMN M-2056-1628-1
One of the shorter pieces in the 1610 collection. It has - naturally - a duo for 'Duo Seraphim' and a trio for 'Tres sunt', and only two tutti passages with the Ripieno, the second with a concluding 'Alleluia'. This is the ripieno score.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0820 Full score
EMP1642 Set of parts
newDuo Seraphim clamabant EMP1642 £8.00
SSATB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Holy Trinity ISMN M-2056-1642-7
One of the shorter pieces in the 1610 collection. It has - naturally - a duo for 'Duo Seraphim' and a trio for 'Tres sunt', and only two tutti passages with the Ripieno, the second with a concluding 'Alleluia'. This is the score and parts for the ripieno chorus and basso continuo.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0820 Full score
EMP1628 Ripieno score
newIncipite Virgini EMP0827 £3.75
SMATTB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Marian Feasts ISMN M-2056-0827-9
A splendid piece, which seems to be a unique setting of the text. It is one of the larger-scale pieces in the 1610 collection, with the solo group itself divided into two trios
Alternative version(s):
EMP1137 Down a fourth
newIncipite Virgini EMP1137 £3.75
SMATTB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Marian Feasts ISMN M-2056-1137-8
A splendid piece, which seems to be a unique setting of the text. It is one of the larger-scale pieces in the 1610 collection, with the solo group itself divided into two trios. This version is a fourth below the high-pitch original.
This item is included in:
EMP1140 Sacre cantilene concertate 1610
Alternative version(s):
EMP0827 Original pitch
This item is also presented as:
EMP1632 Ripieno score
EMP1646 Set of parts
newIncipite Virgini EMP1632 £2.00
SMATTB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Marian Feasts ISMN M-2056-1632-8
A splendid piece, which seems to be a unique setting of the text. It is one of the larger-scale pieces in the 1610 collection, with the solo group itself divided into two trios. This is the ripieno score, a fourth below the high-pitch original.
This item is also presented as:
EMP1137 Full score
EMP1646 Set of parts
newIncipite Virgini EMP1646 £7.50
SMATTB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Marian Feasts ISMN M-2056-1646-5
A splendid piece, which seems to be a unique setting of the text. It is one of the larger-scale pieces in the 1610 collection, with the solo group itself divided into two trios. This is the set of parts for the ripieno chorus and basso continuo.
This item is also presented as:
EMP1137 Full score
EMP1632 Ripieno score
newJubilate Deo omnis terra EMP0832 £3.00
SSB (+MATB) bc Scoring legend Christmas - Psalm at Lauds ISMN M-2056-0832-3
This splendid piece opens the 1610 collection. Like all the pieces in the collection it is scored for a group of soloists, and a 4-voice Ripieno which can be doubled or tripled in different parts of the church.
This item is included in:
EMP1140 Sacre cantilene concertate 1610
This item is also presented as:
EMP1619 Ripieno score
EMP1633 Set of parts
newJubilate Deo omnis terra EMP1619 £2.00
SSB (+MATB) bc Scoring legend Christmas - Psalm at Lauds ISMN M-2056-1619-9
This splendid piece opens the 1610 collection. Like all the pieces in the collection it is scored for a group of soloists, and a 4-voice Ripieno which can be doubled or tripled in different parts of the church. This is the Ripieno score.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0832 Full score
EMP1633 Set of parts
newJubilate Deo omnis terra EMP1633 £8.00
SSB (+MATB) bc Scoring legend Christmas - Psalm at Lauds ISMN M-2056-1633-5
This splendid piece opens the 1610 collection. Like all the pieces in the collection it is scored for a group of soloists, and a 4-voice Ripieno which can be doubled or tripled in different parts of the church. This is a set of parts for the ripieno choir and basso continuo.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0832 Full score
EMP1619 Ripieno score
newLaudans exultet gaudio EMP0725 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend Assumption BVM (August 15) ISMN M-2056-0725-8
I have been unable to find either a liturgical place or any other setting of this text which is obviously for the Assumption. I suppose it to have been composed for a celebration at one of the Scuole Grande in Venice, for which Croce was for many years in charge of the music. The motet provides for other feasts by giving an alternative text 'in honore beati N' etc.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0964 For St Francis
EMP0965 For St James
EMP1043 For All Saints
newLaudans exultet gaudio EMP0964 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend St Francis (of Assisi) (October 4) ISMN M-2056-0964-1
A version of the piece with the text adjusted to suit Feasts of St Francis (Franciscus).
Alternative version(s):
EMP0725 For Marian Feasts especially Assumption
EMP0965 For St James
EMP1043 For All Saints
newLaudans exultet gaudio EMP0965 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend St James (July 25) ISMN M-2056-0965-8
A version of the piece with the text adjusted to suit the Feast of St James (Jacobus).
Alternative version(s):
EMP0725 For Marian Feasts especially Assumption
EMP0964 For St Francis
EMP1043 For All Saints
newLaudans exultet gaudio EMP1043 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend All Saints (November 1) - Introitus ISMN M-2056-1043-2
Version of EMP0725 adapted for use on the Feast of All Saints.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0725 For Marian Feasts especially Assumption
EMP0964 For St Francis
EMP0965 For St James
newMagnificat VIII Toni EMP0645 £3.00
SATB ATTB Scoring legend General Use - Vesper Canticle ISMN M-2056-0645-9
From Croce's Vespertina collection of 1597. This version is a tone below original pitch.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0913 Original pitch
newMissa 6 vocum EMP0638 £7.40
SSATTB Scoring legend Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0638-1
The first modern edition of Croce's only - and lovely - 6-voice mass, which survives complete in only one copy in the cathedral archive in Brescia. In that print it follows reprints of Croce's three 5-voice masses and is entitled simply 'Missa Quarta' (fourth mass). I have given it the working title Missa 6 vocum (mass for 6 voices). It is thought to be a parody mass whose model has not so far been identified. This version is a tone below original pitch.
Alternative version(s):
EMP1660 Original pitch
newMissa 6 vocum EMP1660 £7.40
SSATTB Scoring legend Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-1660-1
The first modern edition of Croce's only - and lovely - 6-voice mass, which survives complete in only one copy in the cathedral archive in Brescia. In that print it follows reprints of Croce's three 5-voice masses and is entitled simply 'Missa Quarta' (fourth mass). I have given it the working title Missa 6 vocum (mass for 6 voices). It is thought to be a parody mass whose model has not so far been identified. This version is at original pitch.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0638 Down a tone
newMissa Prima sexti toni EMP0699 £5.00
SATTB Scoring legend Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0699-2
The second of three short masses for five voices published in 1596, which were reprinted together with a fourth, for 6 voices, in 1599.
newMissa Secunda tertii toni EMP0663 £5.80
TrMAABa Scoring legend Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0663-3
The second of three short masses for five voices published in 1596, which were reprinted together with a fourth, for 6 voices, in 1599. This is our standard version, a 4th below the original pitch
Alternative version(s):
EMP1018 A third below the original pitch.
EMP1019 Original pitch version.
newMissa Secunda tertii toni EMP1018 £5.80
TrMAABa Scoring legend Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-1018-10
The second of three short masses for five voices published in 1596, which were reprinted together with a fourth, for 6 voices, in 1599. Here a 3rd below the original pitch
Alternative version(s):
EMP0663 Standard version, down a fourth.
EMP1019 Original pitch version.
newMissa Secunda tertii toni EMP1019 £5.80
TrMAABa Scoring legend Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-1019-7
The second of three short masses for five voices published in 1596, which were reprinted together with a fourth, for 6 voices, in 1599. Here at original pitch
Alternative version(s):
EMP0663 Standard version, down a fourth.
EMP1018 A third below the original pitch.
newMissa super Jubilate Deo EMP0751 £18.00
Four choirs Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0751-7
This only four-choir mass by Croce was apparently written at the request of Archduke Ferdinand, later Emperor Ferdinand II, who met Croce while in Venice in 1598. A parody, whose source has not yet been identified, it is a magnificent piece whose ideal scoring would seem to be (I) a vocal choir SATB, (II) solo Alto/Tenor and three trombones, (III) solo Baritone and three higher instruments, the top one probably a cornett, (IV) solo Alto and three low instruments such as curtal/dulcian. However, all but the highest and lowest parts are capable of being sung, and our edition provides underlay for all parts. Performing material available includes full score, chorus scores and single voice/instrument parts: please ask for details. The price quoted is for the full score
This item is also presented as:
EMP0757 Chorus I
EMP0758 Chorus II
EMP0759 Chorus III
EMP0760 Chorus IV
EMP0761 Set of parts
newMissa super Jubilate Deo EMP0757 £5.00
Four choirs Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0757-9
Chorus score Chorus I
This item is a part of:
EMP0751 Missa super Jubilate Deo
newMissa super Jubilate Deo EMP0758 £5.00
Four choirs Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0758-6
Chorus score Chorus II
This item is a part of:
EMP0751 Missa super Jubilate Deo
newMissa super Jubilate Deo EMP0759 £5.00
Four choirs Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0759-3
Chorus score Chorus III
This item is a part of:
EMP0751 Missa super Jubilate Deo
newMissa super Jubilate Deo EMP0760 £5.00
Four choirs Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0760-9
Chorus score Chorus IV
This item is a part of:
EMP0751 Missa super Jubilate Deo
newMissa super Jubilate Deo EMP0761 £48.00
Four choirs Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0761-6
Set of parts for all 16 voices including alternative clefs (25 parts)
This item is also presented as:
EMP0751 Full score
EMP0757 Chorus I
EMP0758 Chorus II
EMP0759 Chorus III
EMP0760 Chorus IV
newMissa Tertia octavi toni EMP0697 £5.80
SATTB Scoring legend Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0697-8
The third of the short masses for five voices published in 1596, which were reprinted together with a fourth, for 6 voices, in 1599.
newO viri Veneti EMP0840 £3.75
SATTB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Assumption BVM (August 15) ISMN M-2056-0840-8
This is one of the pieces assumed to have been composed for performance at one of the Venetian Scuole Grande, where Croce was in charge of the musicians during his position as Vice-Maestro at San Marco. It has a text which can be adapted to suit any Saint, male or female (the published text refers to 'beatus N/beata N' for example), and includes a prayxer for 'fraternitatem istam', i.e. this Confraternity. The piece is available in adapatations to any Saint, this version has the original text.
Alternative version(s):
EMP1136 Version for Blessed Virgin Mary
newO viri Veneti EMP1136 £3.75
SATTB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Assumption BVM (August 15) ISMN M-2056-1136-1
This is one of the pieces assumed to have been composed for performance at one of the Venetian Scuole Grande, where Croce was in charge of the musicians during his position as Vice-Maestro at San Marco. It has a text which can be adapted to suit any Saint, male or female (the published text refers to 'beatus N/beata N' for example), and includes a prayxer for 'fraternitatem istam', i.e. this Confraternity. The piece is available in adapatations to any Saint, this version is in honour of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
This item is included in:
EMP1140 Sacre cantilene concertate 1610
Alternative version(s):
EMP0840 Original version for any saint
This item is also presented as:
EMP1625 Ripieno score
EMP1639 Set of parts
newO viri Veneti EMP1625 £2.00
SATTB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Assumption BVM (August 15) ISMN M-2056-1625-10
This is one of the pieces assumed to have been composed for performance at one of the Venetian Scuole Grande, where Croce was in charge of the musicians during his position as Vice-Maestro at San Marco. It has a text which can be adapted to suit any Saint, male or female (the published text refers to 'beatus N/beata N' for example), and includes a prayxer for 'fraternitatem istam', i.e. this Confraternity. This version is in honour of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This is the ripieno score.
This item is also presented as:
EMP1136 Full score
EMP1639 Set of parts
newO viri Veneti EMP1639 £7.50
SATTB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Assumption BVM (August 15) ISMN M-2056-1639-7
This is one of the pieces assumed to have been composed for performance at one of the Venetian Scuole Grande, where Croce was in charge of the musicians during his position as Vice-Maestro at San Marco. It has a text which can be adapted to suit any Saint, male or female (the published text refers to 'beatus N/beata N' for example), and includes a prayxer for 'fraternitatem istam', i.e. this Confraternity. This version is in honour of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This is the set of parts for the ripieno chorus and basso continuo.
This item is also presented as:
EMP1136 Full score
EMP1625 Ripieno score
newPsallite Deo nostro EMP0845 £3.75
MATTTB (+MATB) bc Scoring legend Vigil of Epiphany - Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0845-3
This is one of the larger-scale pieces from the 1610 collection, with sections for different groups of soloists and no less than five tuttis with the Ripieno.
This item is included in:
EMP1140 Sacre cantilene concertate 1610
This item is also presented as:
EMP1630 Ripieno score
EMP1644 Set of parts
newPsallite Deo nostro EMP1630 £2.00
MATTTB (+MATB) bc Scoring legend Vigil of Epiphany - Antiphon ISMN M-2056-1630-4
This is one of the larger-scale pieces from the 1610 collection, with sections for different groups of soloists and no less than five tuttis with the Ripieno. This is the ripieno score.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0845 Full score
EMP1644 Set of parts
newPsallite Deo nostro EMP1644 £7.50
MATTTB (+MATB) bc Scoring legend Vigil of Epiphany - Antiphon ISMN M-2056-1644-1
This is one of the larger-scale pieces from the 1610 collection, with sections for different groups of soloists and no less than five tuttis with the Ripieno. This is the set of parts for the ripieno chorus and basso continuo.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0845 Full score
EMP1630 Ripieno score
newQuasi stella matutina EMP0846 £3.00
ATB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Marian Feasts ISMN M-2056-0846-10
This is one of the smaller-scale pieces from the 1610 collection. The text has been derived from Ecclesiasticus 50, 6-7 and ‘Marianised’ in particular by references from the Song of Songs.
This item is included in:
EMP1140 Sacre cantilene concertate 1610
This item is also presented as:
EMP1622 Ripieno score
EMP1636 Set of parts
newQuasi stella matutina EMP1622 £2.00
ATB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Marian Feasts ISMN M-2056-1622-9
This is one of the smaller-scale pieces from the 1610 collection. The text has been derived from Ecclesiasticus 50, 6-7 and ‘Marianised’ in particular by references from the Song of Songs. This is the ripieno score.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0846 Full score
EMP1636 Set of parts
newQuasi stella matutina EMP1636 £7.50
ATB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Marian Feasts ISMN M-2056-1636-6
This is one of the smaller-scale pieces from the 1610 collection. The text has been derived from Ecclesiasticus 50, 6-7 and ‘Marianised’ in particular by references from the Song of Songs. This is the set of parts for the ripieno chorus and basso continuo.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0846 Full score
EMP1622 Ripieno score
newRequiem I EMP0800 £5.00
ATTB Scoring legend Requiem - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0800-2
This is the San Marco setting of the Requiem whose manuscript bears the date 1598.
newRequiem II EMP0801 £3.75
ATTB Scoring legend Requiem - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0801-9
This is the second, very simple setting of the Requiem.
newResonent organa EMP0848 £3.75
SATTB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Christmas ISMN M-2056-0848-4
Another Marian piece from the 1610 collection, which has solos for each of the tenor soloists, a trio SAB and the grand tutti with the Ripieno.
This item is included in:
EMP1140 Sacre cantilene concertate 1610
This item is also presented as:
EMP1627 Ripieno score
EMP1641 Set of parts
newResonent organa EMP1627 £3.00
SATTB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Christmas ISMN M-2056-1627-4
Another Marian piece from the 1610 collection, which has solos for each of the tenor soloists, a trio SAB and the grand tutti with the Ripieno. This is the score for the ripieno chorus.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0848 Full score
EMP1641 Set of parts
newResonent organa EMP1641 £7.50
SATTB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Christmas ISMN M-2056-1641-10
Another Marian piece from the 1610 collection, which has solos for each of the tenor soloists, a trio SAB and the grand tutti with the Ripieno. This is the set of parts for the ripieno chorus and basso continuo.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0848 Full score
EMP1627 Ripieno score
newSacre cantilene concertate 1610 EMP1139 £10.60
ISMN M-2056-1139-2
This posthumous collection is Croce's only venture into the modern music of his time, the 'seconda prattica.' The performance suggestions provided, presumably, by the publisher give a fascinating insight into the practice of the time: each piece is scored for 3, 5 or 6 soloists and continuo, plus an optional 4-voice Ripieno choir, which can be doubled or tripled (presumably in different parts of the church) 'perche fanno vagissimo e soavissimo Concerto.' This is the complete score of the Ripieno choir for all 10 pieces.
This item is also presented as:
EMP1140 Full score
EMP1618 Set of parts
newSacre cantilene concertate 1610 EMP1140 £20.00
ISMN M-2056-1140-8
This posthumous collection is Croce's only venture into the modern music of his time, the 'seconda prattica.' The performance suggestions provided, presumably, by the publisher give a fascinating insight into the practice of the time: each piece is scored for 3, 5 or 6 soloists and continuo, plus an optional 4-voice Ripieno choir, which can be doubled or tripled (presumably in different parts of the church) 'perche fanno vagissimo e soavissimo Concerto.' This performing edition presents all 10 pieces (the high-clef pieces transposed down a 4th) in a sturdy ring-bound score.
This item includes:
EMP0820 Duo Seraphim clamabant
EMP1137 Incipite Virgini
EMP0832 Jubilate Deo omnis terra
EMP1136 O viri Veneti
EMP0845 Psallite Deo nostro
EMP0846 Quasi stella matutina
EMP0848 Resonent organa
EMP1138 Sit nomen Domini benedictum
EMP0864 Verbum caro factum est
EMP0944 Tres sunt qui testimonium
This item is also presented as:
EMP1139 Ripieno score
EMP1618 Set of parts
newSacre cantilene concertate 1610 EMP1618 £50.00
ISMN M-2056-1618-2
This posthumous collection is Croce's only venture into the modern music of his time, the 'seconda prattica.' The performance suggestions provided, presumably, by the publisher give a fascinating insight into the practice of the time: each piece is scored for 3, 5 or 6 soloists and continuo, plus an optional 4-voice Ripieno choir, which can be doubled or tripled (presumably in different parts of the church) 'perche fanno vagissimo e soavissimo Concerto.' This is the complete set of parts for the ripieno chorus and basso continuo.
This item is also presented as:
EMP1140 Full score
EMP1139 Ripieno score
newSit nomen Domini benedictum EMP0853 £3.00
ATB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Holy Name of Jesus (Sunday between Jan. 1 and Epiphany) ISMN M-2056-0853-8
A composite text drawing on references in several psalms.
Alternative version(s):
EMP1138 Down a fourth
newSit nomen Domini benedictum EMP1138 £3.00
ATB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Holy Name of Jesus (Sunday between Jan. 1 and Epiphany) ISMN M-2056-1138-5
A composite text drawing on references in several psalms, and presumably compiled by Croce himself. This version is a fourth below the high-clef original.
This item is included in:
EMP1140 Sacre cantilene concertate 1610
Alternative version(s):
EMP0853 Original pitch
This item is also presented as:
EMP1621 Ripieno score
EMP1635 Set of parts
newSit nomen Domini benedictum EMP1621 £2.00
ATB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Holy Name of Jesus (Sunday between Jan. 1 and Epiphany) ISMN M-2056-1621-2
A composite text drawing on references in several psalms, and presumably compiled by Croce himself. This ripieno score is a fourth below the high-clef original.
This item is also presented as:
EMP1138 Full score
EMP1635 Set of parts
newSit nomen Domini benedictum EMP1635 £7.50
ATB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Holy Name of Jesus (Sunday between Jan. 1 and Epiphany) ISMN M-2056-1635-9
A composite text drawing on references in several psalms, and presumably compiled by Croce himself. This is the set of parts for the ripieno chorus and basso continuo.
This item is also presented as:
EMP1138 Full score
EMP1621 Ripieno score
newStabat Mater EMP0334 £1.50
SATB SATB Scoring legend Seven Sorrows of Mary (Maria perdolens), (September 15) - Sequence ISMN M-2056-0334-2
Simple faburden/'Anglican chant' setting
newTres sunt qui testimonium EMP0944 £3.75
SATTBB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Marian Feasts ISMN M-2056-0944-3
A marianised version of the familiar liturgical text, including: Tres sunt qui testimonium hodie de Virgine virginum dant in caelo etc. Very possibly intended, like much of Croce's extra-liturgical music, for a celebration at one of the Venetian Scuole Grande, for which he provided much music over a period of some 20 years.
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EMP1140 Sacre cantilene concertate 1610
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EMP1629 Ripieno score
EMP1643 Set of parts
newTres sunt qui testimonium EMP1629 £2.00
SATTBB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Marian Feasts ISMN M-2056-1629-8
A marianised version of the familiar liturgical text, including: Tres sunt qui testimonium hodie de Virgine virginum dant in caelo etc. Very possibly intended, like much of Croce's extra-liturgical music, for a celebration at one of the Venetian Scuole Grande, for which he provided much music over a period of some 20 years. This is the ripieno score.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0944 Full score
EMP1643 Set of parts
newTres sunt qui testimonium EMP1643 £7.50
SATTBB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Marian Feasts ISMN M-2056-1643-4
A marianised version of the familiar liturgical text, including: Tres sunt qui testimonium hodie de Virgine virginum dant in caelo etc. Very possibly intended, like much of Croce's extra-liturgical music, for a celebration at one of the Venetian Scuole Grande, for which he provided much music over a period of some 20 years. This is the set of parts for the ripieno chorus and basso continuo.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0944 Full score
EMP1629 Ripieno score
newVerbum caro factum est EMP0864 £3.00
SAT (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Christmas ISMN M-2056-0864-4
A delightful Christmas piece, setting a familiar mediaeval text (also found under the title In hoc anni circulo). Typical of the Sacre Cantilene Concertate, it has three solo voices and a 4-voice Ripieno (which can be multiplied in different parts of the church, with or without instruments) which joins in the tutti refrain.
This item is included in:
EMP1140 Sacre cantilene concertate 1610
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EMP1623 Ripieno score
EMP1637 Set of parts
newVerbum caro factum est EMP1623 £2.00
SAT (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Christmas ISMN M-2056-1623-6
A delightful Christmas piece, setting a familiar mediaeval text (also found under the title In hoc anni circulo). Typical of the Sacre Cantilene Concertate, it has three solo voices and a 4-voice Ripieno (which can be multiplied in different parts of the church, with or without instruments) which joins in the tutti refrain. This is the ripieno chorus score.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0864 Full score
EMP1637 Set of parts
newVerbum caro factum est EMP1637 £7.50
SAT (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Christmas ISMN M-2056-1637-3
A delightful Christmas piece, setting a familiar mediaeval text (also found under the title In hoc anni circulo). Typical of the Sacre Cantilene Concertate, it has three solo voices and a 4-voice Ripieno (which can be multiplied in different parts of the church, with or without instruments) which joins in the tutti refrain. This is the set of parts for the ripieno chorus and basso continuo.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0864 Full score
EMP1623 Ripieno score
newVidi speciosam EMP0866 £2.00
SATTB Scoring legend ISMN M-2056-0866-8
A delightful setting, with Croce's typical flowing scale passages effectively illustrating the garlands of 'flores rosarum et lilia convalium' of the text.
newVirgo decus EMP0728 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend Marian Feasts - Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0728-9
An extraordinary piece: an 'echo motet' in which a feature familiar from madrigal writing is put to sacred, if not liturgical use. The second choir echoes the final syllables of each phrase sung in choir I, producing a text of its own.
Gabrieli, Andrea (c. 1533 - 1585) Show the biography
newDe profundis EMP0347 £3.00
SAATBB Scoring legend Penitential - Psalm ISMN M-2056-0347-2
The sixth Penitential Psalm (Ps. 129)
Gabrieli, Giovanni
Gabrieli, Giovanni (c. 1557 - 1612) Show the biography
newConfitebor tibi Domine a 13 (1615) EMP1258 £5.80
a 13: see description Scoring legend Office of the Dead - Respond ISMN M-2056-1258-10
Scored for three choirs: SATTB SMABa SATB and organ. The third choir is as usual the vocal Capella. The other two choirs can perfectly well be sung - they are both in vocal clefs - but Ch I could be a solo Soprano and four instruments, Ch II a solo baritone and three instruments. Most of the concerted pieces are comparatively short; in this case the final section of the piece is repeated, giving it a length of about 5 minutes.
newO quam gloriosa a 16 EMP1278 £5.80
a 16: see description Scoring legend Assumption BVM (August 15) ISMN M-2056-1278-8
This magnificent piece, one of Gabrieli's finest, is scored for four groups made up as follows: TrSST ATBaSb MATB TrATSb and Organ. The third group is the Capella, i.e. the vocal choir; the highest group is probably originally for solo Tenor and three instruments: these could be cornetti or strings with an appropriate low instrument; the second group is surely for a solo Alto and three instruments, probably trombones with either a curtal (dulcian) or Bass trombone; the fourth group is hard to identify; either the Alto or the Tenor must be sung, the other voices are for instruments. The text is otherwise unknown but clearly refers to the Assumption.
Hassler, Hans Leo
Hassler, Hans Leo (1562 - 1612) Show the biography
newVerbum caro factum est EMP0714 £2.00
SSATTB Scoring legend Christmas - Motet general ISMN M-2056-0714-2
A splendid 6-voice setting
Alternative version(s):
EMP1068 Sexta vox (alto) in treble clef
newVerbum caro factum est EMP1068 £2.00
SSATTB Scoring legend Christmas - Motet general ISMN M-2056-1068-5
A splendid 6-voice setting. This version as the sexta vox (alto) in the treble clef.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0714 Sexta vox (alto) in tenor clef
Lassus, Roland de (Orlandus Lassus, Orlando di Lasso)
Lassus, Roland de (Orlandus Lassus, Orlando di Lasso) (ca. 1532 - 1594) Show the biography
newMissa Congratulamini EMP0366 £7.40
SSATTB Scoring legend Easter - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0366-3
A very fine mass built on Lassus' own Eastertide motet.
Masera, Agostin (around 1580)
newTwo antiphons for Saints' Days EMP1038 £2.00
SMAT Scoring legend ISMN M-2056-1038-8
Includes Iste sanctus for Martyrs, and Veni sponsa Christi for Virgins.
Verdelot, Philippe
Verdelot, Philippe (c.1475 - c.1552) Show the biography
newIn te Domine speravi. EMP0693 £3.00
SATBaB Scoring legend Unidentified - Respond ISMN M-2056-0693-10
A powerful motet with two simultaneous texts, which survives in very differing and probably corrupt forms. My edition is based on the Psalmorum selectarum...1553-4, whereas the version in the Complete Works (CMM28) is drawn from a Roman manuscript in which the voice carrying the second text is transmitted erroneously. The principal text is of course Verses of Psalm 30; the secondary text 'Divitias et paupertates' is part of the respond Verbum iniquum. This text is presented in different prolations in the two halves of the piece, and is thus 'isorhythmic,' by the time of composition an antiquated device.
newIn te Domine speravi. EMP0748 £3.00
SATBaB Scoring legend Unidentified - Respond ISMN M-2056-0748-7
A powerful motet with two simultaneous texts, which survives in very differing and probably corrupt forms. My edition is based on the Psalmorum selectarum...1553-4, whereas the version in the Complete Works (CMM28) is drawn from a Roman manuscript in which the voice carrying the second text is transmitted erroneously. The principal text is of course Verses of Psalm 30; the secondary text 'Divitias et paupertates' is part of the respond Verbum iniquum. This text is presented in different prolations in the two halves of the piece, and is thus 'isorhythmic,' by the time of composition an antiquated device. Transposed version, down a fourth.
Weelkes, Thomas (1576 - 1623) Show the biography
newThule, the period of cosmographie EMP0428 £3.00
SSATTB Scoring legend Secular - Ed: Pierre Funck and Michael Procter ISMN M-2056-0428-8
The celebrated madrigal is given here at the correct transposed pitch.
Wert, Giaches de (1535 - 1596) Show the biography
newGaudete in Domino semper EMP0489 £2.00
SATTB Scoring legend Advent - Motet general ISMN M-2056-0489-9
Rejoice in the Lord alway, and again I say rejoice!
Alternative version(s):
EMP0749 High pitch, down a semitone from the original
newGaudete in Domino semper EMP0749 £2.00
SATTB Scoring legend Advent - Motet general ISMN M-2056-0749-4
Rejoice in the Lord alway, and again I say rejoice! A version transposed down a semitone from the high-clef original.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0489 Transposed down a fourth
newO crux ave EMP0491 £3.00
SATTB Scoring legend Passiontide - Motet general ISMN M-2056-0491-2
A verse from the hymn Vexilla regis, in honour of Holy Cross.
newO sacrum convivium EMP0492 £2.00
SATTB Scoring legend Eucharist - Communion ISMN M-2056-0492-9
newVox clamantis in deserto EMP0490 £3.00
SMATTB Scoring legend Advent - Motet general ISMN M-2056-0490-5
The opening of Vox clamantis is an antiphon sung in Advent. Wert's setting is of a longer version of the text from Isaiah Chapter 40, which will be familiar from Handel's The Messiah: Every valley shall be exalted... The extraordinary ranges, deriving obviously from the text, make this splendid piece a challenge for any group.