Edition Michael Procter

Renaissance choral music

Catalogue of editions by the late Michael Procter

Liturgical occasion

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
Temporale - Proper of the time
Corpus Christi
Croce, Giovanni, Ecce panis Angelorum EMP0641 £1.50
SATB ATTB Scoring legend Sequence ISMN M-2056-0641-1
One of the final verses of St. Thomas Aquinas' Sequence Lauda Sion for Corpus Christi. On its own the text is often used as a hymn at Benediction
Croce, Giovanni, O sacrum convivium I and II EMP0690 £3.50
various Scoring legend Magnificat Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0690-9
Both settings - for SATB and SAATB - in one booklet.
This item includes:
EMP0570 O sacrum convivium I.
EMP0649 O sacrum convivium II
Croce, Giovanni, O sacrum convivium II Show the score EMP0649 £2.00
SAATB Scoring legend Magnificat Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0649-7
This lovely five-part setting is from the Cantiones Sacrae, here presented a tone lower than the original high-clef setting. The text is in the form set as Magnificat Antiphon for the Feast of Corpus Christi, but is also suitable for Communion at any time.
This item is included in:
EMP0690 O sacrum convivium I and II
Alternative version(s):
EMP0774 Alto part in Treble clef
EMP0833 Original-pitch version
Croce, Giovanni, O sacrum convivium II Show the score EMP0774 £2.00
SAATB Scoring legend Magnificat Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0774-6
This alternative version, also transposed a tone down from the original, gives the Altus in the treble clef.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0649 Standard edition
EMP0833 Original-pitch version
Croce, Giovanni, O sacrum convivium II EMP0833 £2.00
SAATB Scoring legend Magnificat Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0833-10
This lovely five-part setting is from the Cantiones Sacrae, here presented at the original high pitch. The text is in the form set as Magnificat Antiphon for the Feast of Corpus Christi, but is also suitable for Communion at any time.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0774 Alto part in Treble clef
EMP0649 Standard edition
Gabrieli, Andrea, O sacrum convivium EMP0281 £2.00
SATTB Scoring legend Magnificat Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0281-9
Alternative version(s):
EMP0346
Gabrieli, Andrea, O sacrum convivium (transposed down a 4th) Show the score EMP0346 £2.00
SATTB Scoring legend Magnificat Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0346-5
Alternative version(s):
EMP0281
Gabrieli, Giovanni, O quam suavis 1597 EMP1287 £3.00
SSAATBaB Scoring legend Magnificat Antiphon ISMN M-2056-1287-10
O quam suavis is one of four 7-voice motets in Gabrieli’s 1597 collection Sacrae Symphoniae. The 6- and 7-voice motets which open the collection are often overlooked in favour of the large-scale pieces which follow, but in fact they represent some of the finest music which Gabrieli left us. This version has octave-Treble clefs for both Alto parts.
Gabrieli, Giovanni, O quam suavis 1597 EMP1288 £3.00
SSAATBaB Scoring legend Magnificat Antiphon ISMN M-2056-1288-7
O quam suavis is one of four 7-voice motets in Gabrieli’s 1597 collection Sacrae Symphoniae. The 6- and 7-voice motets which open the collection are often overlooked in favour of the large-scale pieces which follow, but in fact they represent some of the finest music which Gabrieli left us. This version has Treble clefs for the top 4 voices.
Hassler, Hans Leo, O sacrum convivium EMP1238 £3.50
SSAATTB Scoring legend Magnificat Antiphon ISMN M-2056-1238-2
A lovely piece in the unusual 7-voice scoring.
Hassler, Hans Leo, O sacrum convivium EMP1283 £3.00
SSAATTB Scoring legend Magnificat Antiphon ISMN M-2056-1283-2
A lovely piece in the unusual 7-voice scoring. Up a semitone.
Ingegneri, Marco Antonio (Marc'Antonio), O quam suavis EMP1087 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend Magnificat Antiphon ISMN M-2056-1087-6
In our continuing series of pieces by this shamefully neglected composer, this is the Magnificat Antiphon at First Vespers of Corpus Christi: O sacrum convivium, which we are publishing simultaneously, is that for Second Vespers.
Ingegneri, Marco Antonio (Marc'Antonio), O sacrum convivium EMP1088 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend Magnificat Antiphon ISMN M-2056-1088-3
In our continuing series of pieces by this shamefully neglected composer, this is the Magnificat Antiphon at Second Vespers of Corpus Christi: O quam suavis, which we are publishing simultaneously, is that for First Vespers.
Merulo, Claudio, Ego sum panis EMP0289 £2.00
SATTB Scoring legend Motet general ISMN M-2056-0289-5
A motet from Sacrae Cantiones, 1578: originally for Corpus Christi, very suitable for Communion: it has a wonderfully open texture with long melismatic lines, and a beautiful final Alleluia. A high clef piece, here offered down a fourth.
Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da, Accepit Jesus calicem EMP0389 £3.50
SAATTB Scoring legend Motet general ISMN M-2056-0389-2
Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da, Caro mea EMP0541 £2.00
SSAB ATBB Scoring legend Gospel (Evangelium) ISMN M-2056-0541-4
A magnificent double-choir setting which makes a fascinating contrast to the 5-part version. It comes from the same collection as Fratres ego, Constantino's anthology 'Selectae cantiones' of 1614.
Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da, Fratres ego enim accepi EMP0542 £3.50
SATB SATB Scoring legend Lesson (Lesung) ISMN M-2056-0542-1
A magnificent double-choir setting which was the model for the Missa Fratres ego.
Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da, Missa Fratres ego enim accepi EMP0543 £10.60
SATB SATB Scoring legend Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0543-8
A magnificent double-choir mass based on Palestrina's own motet. It is of course not only suitable for Corpus Christi, although that is the Feast for which the motet was composed.
Ruffo, Vincenzo, O sacrum convivium EMP0747 £2.00
SATTB Scoring legend Magnificat Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0747-10
This beautiful motet by Vincenzo Ruffo is from the first book of 5-voice motets, 1542, which was his first publication. Transposed edition, down a fourth.
Ruffo, Vincenzo, O sarum convivium EMP0546 £2.00
SATTB Scoring legend Magnificat Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0546-9
This beautiful motet by Vincenzo Ruffo is from the first book of 5-voice motets, 1542, which was his first publication.
Tallis, Thomas, Homo quidam fecit cenam EMP0310 £2.00
SMAATB Scoring legend 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.
Victoria, Tomas Luis de, Missa Quarti toni (Missa super Senex puerum portabat) EMP1270 £6.50
SATB Scoring legend Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-1270-2
The only mass identified simply by Tone, this is in fact a parody on Victoria's own motet for the Purification.
Victoria, Tomas Luis de, O sacrum convivium EMP1269 £2.00
SATB Scoring legend Magnificat Antiphon ISMN M-2056-1269-6