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
Tallis, Thomas
Tallis, Thomas (1505 - 1585) Show the biography
Absterge Domine (1575) EMP0306 £3.00
SATBaB Scoring legend Penitential - Motet general ISMN M-2056-0306-9
Dum transisset Sabbatum EMP0312 £2.00
SATBaB Scoring legend Easter - Respond ISMN M-2056-0312-10
One of the best-known pieces by Tallis, originally in 'highest clefs' with a French violin clef (G1) for the top voice, here offered a fourth lower. Unusually, the chant is in the top voice.
Homo quidam fecit cenam EMP0310 £2.00
SMAATB Scoring legend Corpus Christi - Vespers Respond ISMN M-2056-0310-6
Homo quidam is one of only 9 responds, or responsories, by Tallis which have survived. Its elaborate scoring, including a treble part could suggest it was intended for the Chapel Royal.
In manus tuas EMP0311 £2.00
SATBaB Scoring legend Compline respond ISMN M-2056-0311-3
Mihi autem nimis EMP0241 £2.00
SAATB Scoring legend Feasts of Apostles - Introitus ISMN M-2056-0241-3
Tallis sets only the Antiphon of the Introit. In my edition the Verse and Gloria chant sections have been reconstructed.
O nata lux de lumine EMP1029 £2.00
SATB Scoring legend Transfiguration of the Lord (August 6) - Hymn ISMN M-2056-1029-6
This is one of the best-known pieces of English church music, often sung as an Anthem. It would be grand to find a way of singing it on the feast of the Transfiguration.
Salvator mundi I EMP1112 £2.00
SAATB Scoring legend Exaltation of the Holy Cross (September 14) - Antiphon ISMN M-2056-1112-5
Revised version with original note values.
Alternative version(s):
EMP1603 Halved note values
Salvator mundi I EMP1603 £1.50
SAATB Scoring legend Exaltation of the Holy Cross (September 14) - Antiphon ISMN M-2056-1603-8
Alternative version(s):
EMP1112 Original note values
This item is included in:
EMP0307 Salvator mundi I and II
Salvator mundi I and II EMP0307 £3.00
SATBaB Scoring legend Penitential ISMN M-2056-0307-6
Both settings of this text, together with a transposition of the second version to make it more suitable for mixed voices.
This item includes:
EMP0243 Salvator mundi II
EMP0588 Salvator mundi II
EMP1603 Salvator mundi I
Salvator mundi II EMP0243 £1.50
SATTB Scoring legend Exaltation of the Holy Cross (September 14) - Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0243-7
This version is transposed up a third for mixed voices.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0588 Original pitch
EMP1189 Original pitch, original note values
EMP1232 Up a fourth, original note values
This item is included in:
EMP0307 Salvator mundi I and II
Salvator mundi II EMP0588 £1.50
SAATB Scoring legend Exaltation of the Holy Cross (September 14) - Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0588-9
This version is at original pitch.
Alternative version(s):
EMP1189 Original pitch, original note values
EMP0243 Up a third
EMP1232 Up a fourth, original note values
This item is included in:
EMP0307 Salvator mundi I and II
Salvator mundi II EMP1189 £2.00
SAATB Scoring legend Exaltation of the Holy Cross (September 14) - Antiphon ISMN M-2056-1189-7
This version with original note values is at original pitch.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0588 Original pitch
EMP0243 Up a third
EMP1232 Up a fourth, original note values
Salvator mundi II EMP1232 £2.00
SATTB Scoring legend Exaltation of the Holy Cross (September 14) - Antiphon ISMN M-2056-1232-10
This version with original note values is transposed up a fourth for mixed voices.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0588 Original pitch
EMP1189 Original pitch, original note values
EMP0243 Up a third
Suscipe quaeso Domine EMP0309 £4.00
SATTBaBB Scoring legend Penitential ISMN M-2056-0309-10
Presumed to have been composed to celebrate the lifting of the national excommunication of England upon the accession of Catholic Queen Mary, and to have been sung by the combined Chapels Royal of England and Spain, this is an eloquent, sombre and moving piece.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0696 transposed up a minor third
Suscipe quaeso Domine Show the score EMP0696 £4.00
SSAATBB Scoring legend Penitential ISMN M-2056-0696-1
Presumed to have been composed to celebrate the lifting of the national excommunication of England upon the accession of Catholic Queen Mary, and to have been sung by the combined Chapels Royal of England and Spain, this is an eloquent, sombre and moving piece. Here it is transposed up a third to be more accessible to mixed choirs.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0309 Original pitch
Te lucis ante terminum EMP0589 £3.75
various Scoring legend Compline Hymn ISMN M-2056-0589-6
Both versions of the hymn, each at two pitches: the lower original (SATTB) and up a third (SAATB).
Videte miraculum EMP0308 £3.00
SSATTB Scoring legend Purification BVM, Candlemas, Presentation of Christ (February 2) - Respond ISMN M-2056-0308-3
One of the truly great pieces of Tallis, scored for high and low boys' voices plus men ATTB. An alternatim setting of a Sarum Respond, which appears slightly abbreviated in long notes in the Tenor (Baritone) part.